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Amongst Our Weapons
By (author): Ben Aaronovitch
Ben Aaronovitch

Imprint:

DAW

ISBN:

9780756414832

Product Form:

Hardcover
Hardcover
English

Audience:

General / adult
Apr 12, 2022
$36.00 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

5.86in x 8.53 x 1.01 in | 0.88 lb

Page Count:

304 pages
DAW
FICTION / Fantasy / Urban
The ninth novel of the bestselling Rivers of London urban fantasy series returns to the adventures of Peter Grant, detective and apprentice wizard, as he solves magical crimes in the city of London.

There is a world hidden underneath this great city.



The London Silver Vaults—for well over a century, the largest collection of silver for sale in the world. It has more locks than the Bank of England and more cameras than a paparazzi convention.



Not somewhere you can murder someone and vanish without a trace—only that’s what happened.



The disappearing act, the reports of a blinding flash of light, and memory loss amongst the witnesses all make this a case for Detective Constable Peter Grant and the Special Assessment Unit.



Alongside their boss DCI Thomas Nightingale, the SAU find themselves embroiled in a mystery that encompasses London’s tangled history, foreign lands and, most terrifying of all, the North!



And Peter must solve this case soon, because back home his partner Beverley is expecting twins any day now. But what he doesn’t know is that he’s about to encounter something—and somebody—that nobody ever expects…



Effortlessly original, endlessly inventive and hugely entertaining—step into the world of the much-loved, bestselling Rivers of London series.

Story Locale: London

Series Overview: This bestselling UK series follows Peter Grant, an ordinary constable turned magician’s apprentice, as he solves crimes across London in a sensational blend of inventive urban fantasy, gripping mystery thriller, and hilarious fantasy caper.

NINTH BOOK in the bestselling Rivers of London series

SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO HARDCOVER: Lies Sleeping successfully moved the series into hardcover for the first time in the US

#1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER: recent installments of the series have consistently made the top ten list of the UK Sunday Times bestsellers, including False Value, which debuted at #1

WROTE FOR DOCTOR WHO: Aaronovitch has been a writer for the internationally popular sci-fi TV show, Doctor Who

GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES for the Rivers of London books launched July 2015 in the UK with Titan Comics

BBC TV MINISERIES optioned and planned for production by the company behind the Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell miniseries adaptation

Ben Aaronovitch started his writing career in screenwriting, most prominently on the TV show Doctor Who, before becoming a bookseller. He returned to writing with his London-based criminal investigative fantasy, The Rivers of London, which launched the thrilling and wry adventures of magician and police officer Peter Grant.

Author Residence: London, England

Praise for the Rivers of London series



Midnight Riot is what would happen if Harry Potter grew up and joined the Fuzz. A hilarious, keenly imagined caper.”—Diana Gabaldon, bestselling author of Outlander 



“For anyone who reached the end of The Hanging Tree and thought, like me, ”And then what? I care what happens to these people!“, Aaronovitch delivers.”—Lois McMaster Bujold, author of the Hugo-winning Vorkosigan saga

“[Lies Sleeping is] all recounted with deadpan British wit and irony—at one point Peter, confined by the bad guys in an oubliette with nothing to read but The Silmarillion, provides a hilarious running critique—and packed with fascinating historical detail…. Lively and amusing and different.”—Kirkus Reviews



“Aaronovitch showcases a superlative blend of whimsy and grit in the eighth Rivers of London urban fantasy…. Jim Butcher meets Douglas Adams in this winning series installment.”—Publishers Weekly

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