Description: 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.