In case you missed the announcement earlier, we are happy to share the news that Ben Aaronovitch has a new collection of short fiction on the way! Due to be published by JABberwocky on July 31st, it collects a number of Ben’s Rivers of London-related short stories in one handy place — including some new stories! Here’s the synopsis…
Return to the world of Rivers of London in this first short story collection from #1 Sunday Times bestselling author, Ben Aaronovitch. Tales from the Folly is a carefully curated collection that gathers together previously published stories and brand new tales in the same place for the first time.
Each tale features a new introduction from the author, filled with insight and anecdote offering the reader a deeper into this absorbing fictional world. This is a must read for any Rivers of London fan.
Join Peter, Nightingale, Abigail, Agent Reynolds and Tobias Winter for a series of perfectly portioned tales. Discover what’s haunting a lonely motorway service station, who still wanders the shelves of a popular London bookshop, and what exactly happened to the River Lugg…
With an introduction from internationally bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series, Charlaine Harris.
This collection includes:
The Home Crowd Advantage
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Granny
King of The Rats
A Rare Book of Cunning Device
A Dedicated Follower of Fashion
Vanessa Sommer’s Other Christmas List
Three Rivers, Two Husbands and a Baby
‘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