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Ben Aaronovitch

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 […]

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Gollancz Signings this Autumn

Gollancz are running some exciting events this autumn, so we thought it only fair to share a round-up with you. Lots of chances to meet some of your favourite authors and get one (or many) books signed – don’t miss out!   PAT ROTHFUSS Brighton, Thursday 31st October Pat will be signing books and offering […]

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Behind the Sofa: Ben Aaronovitch

At the end of this month, we’re going to be publishing an expanded edition of Behind the Sofa, a collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who. All the royalties will go to Alzheimer’s Research UK, as co-ordinator Steve Berry’s chosen charity, and the book also includes a foreword from Terry Pratchett.  We have another celebrity memory to […]

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The Intern Insight: Ben Aaronovitch’s book launch

Our lovely publicity intern, Jessica, has shared her experiences of being asked along to the Ben Aaronovitch book launch last week, to celebrate the release of the fourth Peter Grant novel, Broken Homes. You can follow Jessica on Twitter, and check out her fantastic blog here. And whilst we’re on the subject of Mr. Aaronovitch, if you missed […]

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Happy Publication Day to Broken Homes!

Broken Homes is out in bookshops today and we couldn’t be more excited to share this fantastic new PC Peter Grant adventure with you. To celebrate we returned to the bookshop where the adventure began. Some of you may not know this, but Ben Aaronovitch, a former Waterstones bookseller, came up for the idea for […]

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Whispers Under Ground – Chapter 1

There’s only one week to go before the publication of Broken Homes, the fourth book in Ben Aaronovitch’s brilliant crime series featuring everyone’s favourite policeman-slash-wizard, Peter Grant. This week we’re giving you an extract of the first chapter of Whispers Under Ground, the predecessor to the latest book, in which something horrible is happening in […]

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Moon Over Soho – extract and audio clip

Moon Over Soho is the second outing for Peter Grant and this time Ben shifts the focus for his wonderful series of supernatural London investigations to London’s much loved and notorious Soho. But this is the Soho of jazz bars and coffee shops, the Soho that lives on besides the fading tawdriness of the area’s sex shops […]

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Ben Aaronovitch Month – Peter Grant is back!

We’re excited to be publishing the latest Peter Grant novel, Broken Homes, later this month from Ben Aaronovitch. We’re particularly excited, because PC Grant will be heading south of the river, to that dark and dangerous London that nobody knows… To kick off Ben Aaronovitch month, we’re sharing the first chapter from Rivers of London, […]

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Friday Reads: Remembrance of the Daleks

I bought all the fondly remembered Target novelisations of Doctor Who stories as an 80s kid. I couldn’t afford to buy the videos till much later so the books were cheap and cheerful reminders of stories I’d loved or not yet seen. I had a particular fondness for Dalek stories and while most Target adaptations […]

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Rivers of London- Chapter Four

To celebrate our long week part serialization of Rivers of London Team Gollancz are sharing their love of London before each chapter. Today, Jon shares his London memories with you .  . . There’s a great line in Jaws when Ellen Brody, who has moved from New York city, asks a resident of Amity Island when she […]

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Rivers of London- Chapter Three

To celebrate our long week part serialization of Rivers of London Team Gollancz are sharing their love of London before each chapter. Today, Jen tells you why London is home . . . I first set foot in London when I was 19. I was a foreign exchange student. I had never been so far […]

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Rivers of London- Chapter Two

To celebrate our long week part serialization of Rivers of London Team Gollancz are sharing their love of London before each chapter. Today, Gillian tells you why London is a miracle of a city . . . . London is a little miracle of a city. It’s a hodge-podge, even in the most modern, up-to-date […]

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