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.
London, any city in fact, is a coming together of many, many stories. Writers of the fantastic have long been fascinated by the potential of cities as locales for their stories but London, with its unique combination of great age, many cultures and continuing significance, has been the setting for perhaps more than its fair share of stories of the strange, surreal and fantastic.
From tales of other Londons existing alongside the city we know, to ghost stories, to metaphysical horror, … More
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If you’re enjoying Ben’s new book, Foxglove Summer, or are just embarked on the Peter Grant series or are even just wondering what all the fuss is about we think you might enjoy this music video for The Rivers of London. It comes with lyrics and music by Ben “Doc Brown” Smith and Mikis Michaelides.
Complete with an excellent Peter (Doc Brown himself) and Beverley Brook and references to all the London based books in the series … More
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We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. From brand new cases to acclaimed masterworks, to bleak futures and incredible adventures we’ve got some of the best and brightest SF&F to add to you to be read list this week!.
Michael G. Coney Gateway Omnibus: From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction … More
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Peter Grant is back! Peter’s new adventure, Foxglove Summer is out in bookshops and online tomorrow. For those of you who can’t wait until then we’ve got an exclusive video from Ben Aaronovitch with a few teasers about the Peter’s new case. And make sure you scroll down after the video to read the first chapter!
Wondering what Foxglove Summer is about?
In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort … More
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Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch (Gollancz) has been chosen as the focus of Cityread London’s 2015 campaign. The title will be the centre of a month-long celebration of reading in the capital, starting on 30 March and running throughout April, which aims to engage London’s residents, workers and visitors with reading for pleasure, focused around the shared reading experience of a single book.
Taking Aaronovitch’s novel as a starting point, a programme of events will take place across all 33 … More
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