Title:
Foxglove Summer (Rivers of London, #5)
By:
Ben Aaronovitch
Pages:
377
Rating:
3

In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of London – to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children. But while you can take the London copper out of London you can’t take the London out of the copper.

Travelling west with Beverley Brook, Peter soon finds himself caught up in a deep mystery and having to tackle local cops and local gods. And what’s more all the shops are closed by 4pm …

Foxglove Summer (Rivers of London, #5) book cover

I enjoyed the story and the geography, on my patch as it were. The ending disappointed though, and the interplay between our two leads was a little drawn-out, so I can only assume the next installment will be rather good. A work of anticipation.

Published by Sean Randall

I am an avid reader, technologist and disability advocate living in the middle of England with my wife, daughter and pets.

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