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Press-ganged into helping a Russian oligarch hunt his missing daughter, PC Peter Grant and his boss, Thomas Nightingale, London's only wizarding cops, find themselves caught up in a battle between Russian gunmen, a monstrous forest creature - and their nemesis: The Faceless Man.
Saving the planet, watching over the Rift, preparing the human race for the twenty-first century... Torchwood has been keeping Cardiff safe since the late 1800s. Small teams of heroes, working 24/7, encountering and containing the alien, the bizarre and the inexplicable.But Torchwood do not always see the effects of their actions. What links the Rules and Regulations for replacing a Torchwood leader to the destruction of a supermarket? How does a witness to an alien's reprisals against Torchwood become caught up in a night of terror in a university library? And why should Gwen and Ianto's actions at a local publisher's affect Torchwood more than a century earlier?For Torchwood, the past will always catch up with them. And sometimes the future will catch up with the past...Featuring sci-fi stories by writers for the hit Torchwood series created by Russell T Davies for BBC Television, including James Moran and Joseph Lidster, plus Andrew Cartmel, Sarah Pinborough and David Llewellyn.
The Vinyl Detective goes punk in his fifth hilarious adventure. "Like an old 45rpm record, this book crackles with brilliance." David Quantick on Written in Dead Wax
The bestselling cops and wizards series from chart-topping author (and comics writer) Ben Aaronovitch continues, with its most revelatory volume yet! Uncover the secret World War II history of Peter Grant's mentor, the mysterious Nightingale!
Peter Grant, having become the first English apprentice wizard in fifty years, must immediately deal with two different but ultimately inter-related cases. In one he must find what is possessing ordinary people and turning them into vicious killers, and in the second he must broker a peace between the two warring gods of the River Thames.
Spring Breakers meets Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels on the banks of the Thames in this new graphic novel from Ben Aaronovitch!
Vengeful Russian mobsters are looking to hire members of London's own more-then-natural underworld to bring bloody retribution down on the witch Varvara.
When one of his cats accidentally discovers a rare Victory Disc, the Vinyl Detective and his girlfriend Nevada are whisked into the world of big band swing music, and a mystery that began during the Second World War.
CSI meets Harry Potter in this fantastic new graphic novel from Ben Aaronovitch, writer of the bestselling Rivers of London supernatural police procedural crime novel series!
CSI meets Harry Potter in this fantastic new graphic novel from Ben Aaronovitch, writer of the bestselling Rivers of London novel series! Something dark and slimy is dripping through the walls of suburban London.
When a mint copy of the final album by Valerian England's great lost rock band of the 1960s surfaces in a charity shop, all hell breaks loose. Finding this record triggers a chain of events culminating in our hero learning the true fate of the singer Valerian, who died under equivocal circumstances...
He is a connoisseur of vinyl, hunting out rare and elusive LPs. His business card describes him as the "Vinyl Detective" and some people take this more literally than others. Like the beautiful, mysterious woman who wants to pay him a large sum of money to find a priceless lost recording on behalf of an extremely wealthy, yet shadowy, client.
The Special Assessment Unit. Sounds innocuous enough. But when you hear this unit of London's Metropolitan Police investigates the class of crimes codenamed 'Falcon', your ears might prick up.Dig a little deeper, and you might discover words like 'wizard' and 'magic' and 'little crocodiles'. Your conclusion might be that someone is taking the piss. But perhaps the investigations by Detective Constable Peter Grant - newly promoted cop and trainee wizard - and his colleagues at the Folly (HQ of SAU) - really are conducted in the shadowy infraworld of London's mythological past - and present. Among Peter's associates are the Rivers of London - the ancient gods and goddesses of the capital's waterways (one of them is also his girlfriend, Beverley) who, while often helpful, also skirt that fine line between good and, er, not so good.'Rivers of London: Water Weed' takes place after the events of 'The Hanging Tree' and 'Cry Fox'.
Graphic Novels zur erfolgreichen Romanreihe. Neue Falle fur Star-Ermittler Peter Grant! Als zwei der weniger braven Flussgottinnen, Chelsea und Olympia, beschlieen, sich nebenbei ein paar Extra-Pfund zu verdienen, geraten Peter und Bev vollig unvermittelt in eine schmutzige Cannabis-Schmuggeloperation der sehr magischen Art, die von Londons neuer Konigin des Verbrechens kontrolliert wird - der ebenso brutalen wie schonen Hoodette! Der kriminellverhexte Fall gerat schnell auer Kontrolle und selbst mit ihren vereinten Fahigkeiten kommen der Detektiv und die Gottin an die Grenzen ihrer Krafte.
Graphic Novels zur erfolgreichen Romanreihe. Neue Falle fur Star-Ermittler Peter Grant! Die russische Mafia will Rache fur ihren "e;Verrat"e; an der (Nacht) Hexe Varvara uben. Dazu heuern sie zahlreiche Schurken der magischen Londoner Unterwelt an. Die ehemalige sowjetische Zauberin steht jedoch unter dem Schutz von Londons ganz eigenem Zauberer-Polizisten Peter Grant ... Detective Peter Grant! Um die Aufmerksamkeit von Peter und seinen Kollegen in eine andere Richtung zu lenken, wird die Tochter eines prominenten russischen Oligarchen von Unbekannten entfuhrt ...
Diesmal haben sich die Autoren Ben Aaronovitch und Andrew Cartmel in einer Reihe von Kurzgeschichten ihrem magisch begabten Polizisten Peter Grant, seiner Partnerin Sarah Guleed und ihren Mitarbeitern gewidmet. Eine Anthologie ubernaturlicher Verbrechen auf den Straen Londons, die direkt in die Kontinuitat der "e;Die Flusse von London"e;-Romane greifen. Graphic Novel zur erfolgreichen Romanreihe!
Trouble is never far from Peter Grant, even when he's off-duty. After suspiciously a suspiciously supernatural cargo washed up on the Netherlands' shores in the back of a boy racer's car, Peter infiltrated illegal street races organised by criminal mastermind Emmanuel Cross. His investigation swiftly took a wrong turn as he once again found himself speeding into Fairy Land.Although Peter has uncovered the mysterious cargo's source - with Cross's cronies slaughtering unicorns for their horns - he is trapped in this magical realm. To make matters worse, the Fairy Queen has found him and is ready to resolve their unfinished business...
Eine unbekannte auerirdische Intelligenz ist im Orbit der Erde aufgetaucht und - wie immer bei Doctor Who - steht die Welt am Abgrund. Doch der Siebte Doctor und seine Begleiterin Ace haben einen Plan: Operation Vulkan kann beginnen.
When a British joy-rider and his Mitsubishi Eclipse were found in the waters surrounding the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier, the Dutch authorities found some unusual cargo in the boot of the boy racer's car - something not of this world, which just so happens to be Peter's speciality.Believing the prime suspect behind this supernatural smuggling scheme to be illegal street racing mastermind Emmanuel Cross, Peter borrowed a stylish Ferrari GTO and infiltrated Cross's races, his sharp mind and magic abilities giving him an edge over other competitors. He couldn't have expected that he'd be racing at full speed back into Fairy Land, where old enemies await...The Fey and The Furious takes place after the events of 'Lies Sleeping', the seventh novel in the Rivers of London series.
Trouble has a habit of tracking Peter down, even when he's off-duty. When convicted British joy rider, Jack Polesti, and his Mitsubishi Eclipse were found in the waters surrounding the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier, the Dutch authorities noticed two unusual things. First, Jack didn't even own a passport. As far as they could figure out, he had never left the UK. Second, some unusual cargo was found in the book of his car - something not of this world, which just so happens to be Peter's speciality.The prime suspect behind this supernatural smuggling scheme is Emmanuel Cross, a man renowned for arranging illegal street races. Agreeing to go undercover in one of Cross' organised races, Peter has parked his beloved orange ASBO at home, instead sporting an impressive Ferrari GTO. But this is no ordinary street race. Peter is about to embark on the wildest ride of his life...
The award-winning urban fantasy series Rivers of London begins a new story of fast cars and fairy queens, from series creator Ben Aaronovitch! When an English racecar washes up in the Netherlands, wizarding cop Peter Grant is called in to investigate its unusual cargo. Fresh from suspension, Peter infiltrates the street racing big leagues - but can he find the finish line when he's sucked into a real-life fairyland? A canonical story, set after bestselling novel Lies Sleeping.
Peter Grant has being doing some research on an old case in the annexe of the Folly's library. He has discovered that his mentor, Thomas Nightingale, befriended a man named Angus Strallen during the Second World War after Strallen witnessed Nightingale fell an enemy aircraft with a wave of his hand. The pair were reunited in October 1957 as they attempted to track down a dangerous murderer who targeted women: one Professor Uwe Fischer.The ex-Luftwaffe-pilot-turned-scientist remained one step ahead of Nightingale and Strallen at every turn, seemingly surrounded by powerful allies. With the detectives hot on his trail after his attempted murder of Asterid Bivalacqua, Fischer decided to leave London and head back to Cumbria. But returning to his day job at Windscale, an atomic reactor plant in the North West, could prove to be even more deadly for the unsuspecting people of Britain...
October 1957. Thomas Nightingale, Chief Inspector and wizarding legend, reunited with an old friend he met during the Second World War. The friend, Angus Strallen, was in pursuit of a serial killer, Professor Uwe Fischer, a Luftwaffe pilot who settled in Cumberland after the war to work in a factory. Fischer had been targeting women of different cultures which led him - and Strallen - to the cultural melting pot of London. Seemingly always one step ahead of the Metropolitan Police, Fischer kept evading capture, putting his own magical powers and good political relations to use.But as the German scientists read American comic books in his hotel room, Strallen's partner in crime (and romance), Dr. Jacqueline Frye, acquired a very helpful package from Fischer's home in Cumberland which was soon on its way to London: a scarf. Paired with the powerful nose of a bloodhound named Hesperus, Nightingale and Strallen's hunt for Fischer is afoot...
Thomas Nightingale is a man of immense power, one of the most highly revered magicians in Europe, but with a guarded past. Recently, Detective Constable Peter Grant has uncovered a brief glimpse into his mentor's history, hidden in the Folly's archives.In October 1957, Nightingale was reunited with an old friend from the war, Angus Strallen. The pair both survived the conflict, returning to Britain to pursue careers in law enforcement, which led Strallen to London; he was pursuing a serial killer. The man in question was one Professor Uwe Fischer, a Luftwaffe pilot turned boffin at a factory in Strallen's neck of the woods, Cumberland. Fischer was preying on young women, and Strallen had some evidence to suggest that he was using more than physical power to commit these crimes. He knew of only one man who could help him. It was up to the pair of old friends to work together and apprehend Fischer before he had the chance to strike again.
From the outside, there's nothing especially unusual about one particular building nestled amongst a neat row of tall Georgian terraced houses in Russell Square, London. An unsuspecting passer-by certainly wouldn't know that it's home to a Special Operations Unit working for London's Metropolitan Police, specializing in all things magic. Nor would they know that tucked safely inside the building is a library chock-full of filing cabinets, each one packed with casefiles documenting the magical division's history.In charge of this building (known as The Folly) is Thomas Nightingale, the ranking officer of the SOU and one of the most powerful magicians in Europe, whose work for the Met dates back as far as the British Colonial Empire. A private man, his wizarding-trainee, Detective Constable Peter Grant, has long prodded him for stories from his career. Now, Peter is about to uncover some of his mentor's elusive past...
An explosive lesson in history!Thomas Nightingale is one of the most highly revered magicians in Europe and a respected Detective Inspector - but he holds a guarded past. His protege, Detective Constable Peter Grant, is about to discover some of Nightingale's deepest secrets, hidden within the archives of the London Metropolitan Police's Special Operations Unit.From Rivers of London author Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel (Doctor Who, The Vinyl Detective), with art by Brian Williamson (Doctor Who, Hook Jaw), the million-selling series continues with this latest instalment. Step back in time with Grant as he learns how Nightingale unravelled a mystery filled with murder, comic books, and atomic secrets that threatened to destroy Britain.
Celebrate all-new Seventh Doctor action with his TV showrunner!An unknown intelligence in orbit. A terrifying vessel in the Australian outback. The future of the world at stake. The Intrusion Countermeasures Group activated. And the Doctor and Ace slap bang in the middle of it all. This is OPERATION VOLCANO.Ben Aaronovitch ('Rivers of London') and his characters from 'Remembrance of the Daleks' join writer and Doctor Who commissioning script editor Andrew Cartmel ('Rivers of London', 'The Vinyl Detective'), artist Christopher Jones ('Third Doctor'), and colorist Marco Lesko ('Robotech') to craft an explosively-propulsive espionage thriller for the ages! Plus, a bonus 'Mags the Werewolf' adventure by Richard Dinnick , Jessica Martin and Charlie Kirchoff and a brand-new First Doctor short by Paul Cornell and John Stokes.Collects Doctor Who: The Seventh Doctor #1-3."e;Perfectly replicates the aesthetic of the era. 5 out of 5."e; - Kaboooom "e;Stacked with fandom credentials and graced with screen-accurate art. Another entertaining trip."e; - Newsarama