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Moon Over Soho

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Moon Over Soho, Ben Aaronovitch, book reviewMoon Over Soho is the second of Ben Aaronovitch’s PC Peter Grant novels, following on from Rivers of London. PC Grant found himself joining the Met’s supernatural division in the first novel, its only other member being his new magic teacher, wizard Thomas Nightingale. He then had some run ins with ghosts, wizards and the spirits of Londons rivers, all the while trying to learn some magic himself.

In Moon Over Soho, Peter has taken on a little more responsibility while Nightingale recovers from the events of Rivers of London. This time round, he is on the trail of a magical being who is sucking the life from jazz musicians just as they finish performing.


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Rivers of London

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Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch, book reviewRivers of London is the first novel in Ben Aaronovitch’s PC Grant series. Set rather unsurprisingly in London, we are introduced to Police Constable Peter Grant who at the start of the novel is assigned to Charing Cross police station, and is waiting to find out what section of the Met he will be posted to. Then he meets a ghost…and finds himself the apprentice of Detective Constable Thomas Nightingale, a wizard and sole member of the Met’s supernatural division.

Within the first few pages of Rivers of London, I was sure that this was going to be an enjoyable novel. The story was already shaping up to be interesting and exciting, but even before it really gets going the style and characters are very appealing.


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