Listen to the first chapter of Rivers of London
It’s week two of Cityread London 2015 and we’re continuing the celebrations by sharing one of our favourite audio extracts from Rivers of London with you. Let us set the scene for you: It’s a cold, wet January morning, and PC Peter Grant faces an unlikely witness to an unusual murder… Listen to the first […]
Rivers of London is taking over the capital!
Join us this month as we team up with Cityread London to make Rivers of London the book everyone in the capital is talking about. Each April, Cityread asks London’s citizens, workers and visitors to pick up a book – the same book – and read it together. And you can get involved! Over the next few […]
#WeirdLondon- Celebrating Favourite London Based Novels
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 […]
The Rivers of London Rap is here!
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. […]
Happy Publication Day: November 13th 2014
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 […]
Peter Grant is back!
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! […]
Cityread London announces Rivers of London as its 2015 book
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 […]
For this week’s Friday reads from Gollancz we are offering you a plethora of reading options for the weekend. Lucky you!
You can take Ben Aaronovitch out of London…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 Aaronovitch‘s 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 […]
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 […]
The Rivers of London Rap – written, composed and performed by Doc Brown and Mikis Michaelides.
Introducing The Rivers of London rap! Yep, you read that right! What do you do when two talented friends tell you they’d love to write, compose and record a rap song based on your novels? Well you say yes of course. Especially if your novels are steeped in everything that makes London the rich multi-cultural […]