Broken Homes (Peter Grant #4) - Ben Aaronovitch7.00

From the author of Rivers of London - the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling DC Peter Grant series returns with something dark south of the river...

Ben Aaronovitch has stormed the bestseller list with his superb London crime series. A unique blend of police procedural, loving detail about the greatest character of all, London, and a dash of the supernatural.

In the new novel DC Peter Grant must head south of the river to the alien environs of Elephant and Castle. There's a murderer abroad and, as always when Grant's department are reluctantly called in by CID, there is more than a whiff of the supernatural in the darkness.

Full of warmth, sly humour and a rich cornucopia of things you never knew about London, Aaronovitch's series has swiftly added Grant's magical London to Rebus' Edinburgh and Morse's Oxford as a destination of choice for those who love their crime with something a little extra.

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Release date: July 22, 2013
Genres: fantasyurban fantasy
Average rating: 7.00/10
Total ratings: 3
Updated: August 18, 2021

Peter Grant :: Series

Also known as Rivers of London series.

These are the adventures of Peter Grant, Police Constable, apprentice wizard and all round nice guy, as he tries to maintain law and order amongst the more ‘special’ members of London’s population.

The Furthest Station
The October Man7.34
Tales from the Folly: A Rivers of London Short Story Collection
What Abigail Did That Summer7.34
Rivers of London (Peter Grant #1)7.90
Moon Over Soho (Peter Grant #2)7.34
Whispers Under Ground (Peter Grant #3)6.60
Broken Homes (Peter Grant #4)7.00
Foxglove Summer (Peter Grant #5)
The Hanging Tree (Peter Grant #6)
Lies Sleeping (Peter Grant #7)8.00
False Value (Peter Grant #8)


7/10 |
April 23, 2014
Broken Homes brings the Peter Grant series back towards the quality of Rivers of London & Moon over Soho, though it still suffers some of the problem's (read: Boring parts) of it's prequel, Whispers Under Ground. Never the less, this is a one step ...