So we have come to the end of the year and I have found myself reflecting on the top books of 2017. Here is my take on the top books of 2017: my favourite reads of the year that you may not come across elsewhere.
Publisher: Audible.com Publication date: 27 April 2017 Runtime: 29 minutes Publisher Synopsis: Exclusive to Audio! Somewhere amongst the shadowy stacks and the many basements of the British library, something is very much amiss – and we’re not talking late returns here. Is it a ghost, or something much worse? PC Peter Grant really isn’t looking […]
My Chronicle Book Box Review: The 3 November 2016 saw the release of The Hanging Tree, the sixth novel in the Peter Grant series. Coming almost two years after the publication of the last novel, Foxglove Summer, the anticipation for this novel had built up to epic proportions. And I am very pleased to say […]
My Chronicle Book Box Review: This is the third outing for DCI Thomas Nightingale, Britain’s last wizard, and Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard by Ben Aaronovitch coming after Rivers of London and Moon over Soho. In this book we see the magical community of London, or rather Grant and Nightingale’s knowledge of it, […]
My Chronicle Book Box Review: Firstly, note the amazing cover art. The great cover illustrations were one of the first things that attracted me to this series and I particularly like the colours in this one. Secondly, if you have not already read Rivers of London I would before starting this book. Aaronovitch does try […]
My Chronicle Book Box Review: Have you ever read a comic? I couldn’t say I had before Ben Aaronovitch and Titan brought Peter Grant and Thomas Nightingale to the medium. I gave them a go because I love the Rivers of London world and was keen to absorb any new material whatever the format. There […]
My Chronicle Book Box Review: In this, the first published novel by Ben Aaronovitch, we meet Peter Grant, Police Constable of the London Metropolitan Police: easily distracted by his own admission and on track to making a valuable contribution in the Case Progression Unit (CPU). Peter introduces us to PC Leslie May, good friend of […]