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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.

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Ben Aaronovitch was born in London in 1964 and had the kind of dull routine childhood that drives a man to drink or to science fiction. He is a screenwriter, with early notable success on BBC television’s legendary Doctor Who, for which he wrote some episodes now widely regarded as classics, and which even he is quite fond of. He has also penned several groundbreaking TV tie-in novels. After a decade of such work, he decided it was time to show the world what he could really do and embarked on his first serious original novel. The result is Midnight Riot, the debut adventure of Peter Grant, followed by Moon Over Soho.

 

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mulliner, August 10, 2012 (view all comments by mulliner)
Suspense, interesting characters, danger, love, magic, humor and -- perhaps best of all -- police procedural mockery of the highest order. Here's a sample:

"Are you the SIO on this, ma'am?" I asked. The senior investigating officer on a serious crime was usually at the very least a detective inspector, not a sergeant.

"Of course not," said Stephanopoulis. "We have a DCI on loan from the Havering CID but he's adopted a loose collaborative management approach in which experienced officers undertake a lead role in areas where they have the greatest expertise."

In other words, he'd locked himself in his office and let Stephanopoulis get on with it.

"It's always gratifying to see senior officers adopt a forward-looking posture in the vertical relationships," I said and was rewarded with something that was almost a smile.

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ISBN:
9780345524591
Author:
Aaronovitch, Ben
Publisher:
Del Rey Books
Subject:
Fantasy - Paranormal
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
fantasy;fiction;urban fantasy;london;magic;mystery;crime;wizards;peter grant;jazz;police;rivers of london;supernatural;novel;paranormal;police procedural;england;horror;music;ghosts;urban;detective;british;crime fiction;vampires;sf;science fiction;english
Subject:
fantasy;fiction;urban fantasy;london;magic;mystery;crime;wizards;peter grant;jazz;police;rivers of london;supernatural;novel;paranormal;police procedural;england;horror;music;ghosts;urban;detective;british;crime fiction;vampires;sf;science fiction;english
Subject:
fantasy;fiction;urban fantasy;london;magic;mystery;crime;peter grant;wizards;jazz;police;rivers of london;paranormal;police procedural;supernatural;novel;england;horror;detective;music;crime fiction;ghosts;urban;british;vampires;science fiction;sf;english
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Peter Grant
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
6.87 x 4.17 x 4 in .32 lb

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