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Ben Aaronovitch

benBen 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.


Ben Aaronovitch’s The Hanging Tree Tour is coming soon to bookshops across the UK!

We are delighted to share with you the details of Ben Aaronovitch’s The Hanging Tree bookshop tour. Don’t miss Ben Aaronovitch as he tours the UK from the 31st October to celebrate the publication of The Hanging Tree! If you can’t make any of Ben’s bookshop events make sure you join us on the 4th November on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for a day-long celebration of the Peter Grant series.

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The Hanging Tree Announcement

Gollancz is delighted to announce the publication of THE HANGING TREE, the sixth book in Ben Aaronovitch’s bestselling Peter Grant series, on November 3rd 2016.  The publication will be supported by a major marketing and publicity campaign and a full UK tour.

 News of THE HANGING TREE’s imminent publication will delight Ben Aaronovitch’s legions of fans, who have eagerly awaited his next book since the Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller FOXGLOVE SUMMER was published in 2014.  THE HANGING TREE already … More

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Cover Reveal: The Hanging Tree

We’re thrilled to be able to reveal the artwork for Ben Aaronovitch’s upcoming Peter Grant novel The Hanging Tree. After a brief trip to the country Peter is back in London and in the thick of it with an investigation that centres around the echoing Mayfair mansions of the super-rich and the bloody legacy of the gallows at Tyburn.

Once again Patrick Knowles has woven an excellent design around Stephen Walters’ gorgeous artwork. Take a walk through the streets … More

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Listen the one of our favourite sections of Broken Homes!

It’s the final week of Cityread and we thought we’d share another favourite audio selection from a bit further along in the Peter Grant series. Our  next clip – is a wonderful little of piece from Broken Homes (the fourth book in the Peter Grant series) where a somewhat perplexed Peter Grant has to deal with a man who accidentally set light to his Grand-daughter’s birthday party…

Broken Homes is out now in paperbackeBook and audio … More

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Listen to an exciting extract from Whispers Under Ground!

It’s week four of Cityread and for those of you who might have already finished Rivers of London we thought we’d share one of our favourite selections from the third book in the Peter Grant Mysteries: Whispers Under Ground.

Beware the Central line … It’s a brilliant section that is superbly narrated by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

Whispers Under Ground is out now in paperback, eBook and audio download.

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