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Moon Over Soho: The Second Rivers of London novel

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Peter Grant is not just a lowly detective constable: he’s also apprenticed to the last wizard in Britain! Policing will never be the same again!

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Book 2 in the Rivers of London series, from Sunday Times Number One bestselling author Ben Aaronovitch.

Body and Soul. The song. That’s what London constable and sorcerer’s apprentice Peter Grant first notices when he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant, who dropped dead of a heart attack while playing a gig at Soho’s 606 Club. The notes of the old jazz standard are rising from the body – a sure sign that something about the man’s death was not at all natural but instead supernatural.

Body and soul – they’re also what Peter will risk as he investigates a pattern of similar deaths in and around Soho. With the help of his superior officer, Detective Chief Inspector Thomas Nightingale, the last registered wizard in England, and the assistance of beautiful jazz aficionado Simone Fitzwilliam, Peter will uncover a deadly magical menace – one that leads right to his own doorstep and to the squandered promise of a young jazz musician: a talented trumpet player named Richard “Lord” Grant – otherwise known as Peter’s dear old dad.

Praise for the Rivers of London novels:

‘Ben Aaronovitch has created a wonderful world full of mystery, magic and fantastic characters. I love being there more than the real London’
NICK FROST

‘As brilliant and funny as ever’
THE SUN

‘Charming, witty, exciting’
THE INDEPENDENT

‘An incredibly fast-moving magical joyride for grown-ups’
THE TIMES

Discover why this incredible series has sold over two million copies around the world. If you’re a fan of Terry Pratchett or Douglas Adams – don’t panic – you will love Ben Aaronovitch’s imaginative, irreverent and all-round irresistible novels.

Additional information

Weight 0.272 kg
Dimensions 19.6 × 12.8 × 2.8 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

375

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K