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.
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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For this week’s Friday reads from Gollancz we are offering you a plethora of reading options for the weekend. Lucky you!
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In the anticipated fifth instalment in THE SUNDAY TIMES bestselling RIVERS OF LONDON series, FOXGLOVE SUMMER (published on the 13th of November 2014), Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of London – to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children.
Local bookshops and festivals will be celebrating the publication of FOXGLOVE SUMMER throughout November 2014, and … More
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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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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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