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Ben Aaronovitch

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Ben Aaronovitch is the author of the PC Peter Grant series of novels (Rivers of London, Moon Over Soho, Whispers Under Ground and the most recent, Broken Homes).

He was born and raised in London, where he still resides, and his love for the city is reflected throughout the series.

Ben has also previously written for television and worked as a bookseller.

Find out more on his website, or follow him on Twitter @Ben_Aaronovitch.

You can also find out more about each of his books by clicking on their titles above.

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Cover Reveal: Foxglove Summer

We’re delighted to be able to show you the cover for Ben Aaronovitch’s hotly anticipated new novel Foxglove Summer. This was something of a challenge for the superb Stephen Walters who has done the iconic covers for this series.

Those of you familiar with Peter Grant’s earlier adventures will know that Stephen’s cover artworks have been densely populated pictorial maps of London full of puns, jokes and sly geographical digs (witness the Isle of Dogs on Rivers … More

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Friday Reads- Bank Holiday Edition!

We’re getting ready for the Bank Holiday Weekend here at Gollancz Towers and no Bank Holiday would be complete without some fantastic reads. Here’s what Team Gollancz will be reading over the long weekend! 

Charlie: Good Omens

Darren: The City of Silk and Steel

Marcus: Tuf Voyaging

Harriet and Marissa: Rivers of London

Jen: Far From You

Emily: Truth … More

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Reading Rivers of London Right Now . . .

Happy World Book Night! To celebrate Rivers of London being one of the chosen titles we’re sharing with you our Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Reading Rivers of London Right Now:

1. Because you have to meet PC Peter Grant

2. Because this is about London the way we know it really is

3. Because The Folly is just too great a place not to visit

4. Because once you’ve read the first page you’ll … More

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Big news for fans of Peter Grant/Rivers of London!

We are delighted to announce that in a major deal, we have acquired publishing rights from the Zeno Agency for the seventh and eighth books in Ben Aaronovitchs hugely successful Peter Grant/Rivers of London series!

Having inherited Ben from the excellent Jo Fletcher I couldn’t be happier that we’ve been able to move things on so well from the excellent start Ben had at Gollancz. Peter Grant and co have become firm favourites in-house (often … More

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2014: The Continuing Series

In the last of our series of sneak peeks at Gollancz’s 2014 schedule, our focus turns to ongoing series. We’re thrilled as always to have so many authors and series returning, and the books below are all eagerly awaited by their fans. If you haven’t tried any of these series yet, you’re missing out!

Metro 2034

Metro 2033 – the novel on which the best-selling computer game was based – has been a sleeper hit for … More

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