Moon Over Soho

Moon Over Soho

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 13/10/2011
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Moon Over Soho
East End Boys, West End Ghouls
Mixed bag, this one. Often the way with second novels. You’ve used up all the really good ideas in the first book, and then it dawns on you that you have t... READ MORE
Henry Coningsby at Watford


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 TIMESDiscover 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.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780575097629
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 272g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 28 mm

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Moon Over Soho
Good read
This is the second in the series of PC Grant novels and follows on from the first nicely. I found it a very easy read as I just wanted to know what happene... READ MORE
Annie G
Moon Over Soho
Fun-filled horror.
It's been a while since I read the first in this series and was expecting to find myself lost with the who's who and what-not, but fortunately this was not... READ MORE
Nocturnal bibliophile
Moon Over Soho
Peter Grant is back
This is the 2nd of the Peter Grant series. If you've not read Rivers of London you must as there are lots of references to what happened in the past. Once ... READ MORE
Peter H
Moon Over Soho
moon over soho
Like the first book, this was a very easy and enjoyable read. The reader gets thrown into the first-person narrative with gusto and I happily felt like I h... READ MORE
Ali Gibson
Moon Over Soho
Further adventures, and all that jazz.
I wasn’t as struck with Moon Over Soho as I was with Aaronovitch’s first novel. It is still a fantastic story, but I found the story less engaging and the ... READ MORE
Leilah at Doncaster
Moon Over Soho
Jazz Vampires
I put off reading the second book as long as I could as I figured it would be a complete let down after I enjoyed Rivers Of London so much; now I am kickin... READ MORE
Marjorie Odonnell
Moon Over Soho
A great follow-up in the series
I'm so glad I discovered this series. The books offer a gentle alternative to the typical war-of-the-worlds fantasy, or dark crime fiction you find reading... READ MORE
Moon Over Soho
I enjoyed this book immensely! Having already read the „Rivers of London“, I find his approach to policing amusing and fun, having a policeman in my family... READ MORE
Hannah Wauchope
Moon Over Soho
Well worth having it shipped to USA
I got the first book in the series for my (adult, manga loving son) the last time I was in the UK. He loved it but the USA versions are small and not as g... READ MORE
Deborah Langdon