Free RIVERS OF LONDON Short Story from Ben Aaronovitch!

The UK publication of FOXGLOVE SUMMER┬áis fast approaching. As the fifth novel in Ben Aaronovitch‘s best-selling and critically-acclaimed Rivers of London/Peter Grant series, a lot of people are very eager to get their hands on the book. For those who just can’t wait for their next fix, Ben has posted a short story on his website: THE HOME CROWD ADVANTAGE! (It originally appeared in a special Waterstone’s edition of RIVERS OF LONDON.)

The Rivers of London series includes: RIVERS OF LONDON, MOON OVER SOHO, WHISPERS UNDERGROUND, BROKEN HOMES and FOXGLOVE SUMMER. The series is published in the UK by Gollancz, and has been published in multiple other countries and languages – including Germany (DTV), France (J’ai Lu), the US (Del Rey and DAW Books) and Japan (Hayakawa).

Here’s the synopsis for FOXGLOVE SUMMER, which arrives in stores on November 13th…

In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him 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 disappearance of some local children. But while you can take the London copper out of London you can’t take the London out of the copper.

Travelling west with Beverley Brook, Peter soon finds himself caught up in a deep mystery and having to tackle local cops and local gods. And what’s more all the shops are closed by 4pm…