Rivers of London: A Binge-Worthy Banquet
“My dad says that some people are born with a gift. And it doesn’t come with a receipt. You can’t take it back and you can’t give it away. And try as you might, you can’t ignore it. It’s an itch you’ve got to scratch. Even if you draw blood.”
Some of you may know Ben Aaronovich’s fantasy London from his bestselling book series, Rivers of London. The series follows Peter Grant who is not only a police officer, but a part-time wizard in training – particularly useful when supernatural occurrences and crimes keep cropping up at work. The canonical comic book collections follow Peter Grant and co as they maintain their fight against supernatural crimes and forces.
The readers guide above illustrates where the graphic novels sit in the timeline of the series. Read more about each one here…
Rivers of London: Body Work
Peter’s latest case begins with a perfectly innocent car on a homicidal killing spree – without a driver! Then there’s a Serbian refugee, the Most Haunted Car in England, a handsome drug dealer with a nice paisley scarf and a seemingly harmless wooden bench with a dark past.
Rivers of London: Night Witch
Press-ganged into helping a Russian oligarch hunt his missing daughter, PC Peter Grant and his boss, Thomas Nightingale, find themselves caught up in a battle between Russian gunmen, a monstrous forest creature – and their nemesis: The Faceless Man. But as Grant and Nightingale close in on the missing girl, they discover that nothing about this case is what it seems!
Rivers of London: Black Mould
Something dark and slimy is dripping through the walls of suburban London. Not the usual stuff that smells funny and can be hell on the lungs, this mould is possessed by some dark power full of bad intentions. Another case for Police Constable Peter Grant, and his reluctant partner, Sahra Guleed!
Rivers of London: Detective Stories
PC Peter Grant faces his gruelling Detective exam, forcing him to relieve the strangest cases of his career. From foiling an aspiring god, to confronting a Virtual Flasher, Peter’s police history has been anything but conventional; whether that’s chasing down ‘Falcon’ crimes with the aid of modern technology, or confronting timeless villainy with his magical skill-set. Does Peter have what it takes?
Rivers of London: Cry Fox
Vengeful Russian mobsters are looking to hire members of London’s own more-than-natural underworld to bring bloody retribution down on the witch Varvara. However, the ex-Soviet sorcerer is under the protective wing of Detective Peter Grant and to get the attention of Grant and his colleagues, the daughter of a prominent Russian oligarch is kidnapped by parties unknown but possibly fox-like. What makes it worse is that Peter is going to have to leave his beloved London and gasp go out into the countryside!
Rivers of London: Water Weed
Two rogue river goddesses tangle Detective Peter Grant in a sordid drug-smuggling operation. Peter and river spirit Beverley are drawn into a sordid cannabis-smuggling operation, controlled by London’s new queenpin of crime – the brutal and beautiful Hoodette! Can they overcome corruption, or will they be fatally entangled in the weed?
Action at a Distance
Uncover the secret World War II history of Peter Grant’s mentor, the mysterious Nightingale. October, 1957. A serial killer terrorising the women of Cumbria has moved to the streets of London, with Constable Angus Strallen hot on his heels. But this murderer has special abilities, and Strallen soon realises he needs the help of an old friend from the front lines who can match this madman’s power – London’s own wizarding police officer, Thomas Nightingale. As the pair move in closer, it quickly becomes clear that murder is not this man’s only intent. Tying directly into the Rivers of London novels and revealing secrets about Nightingale’s past that readers have long hoped to find out!
The Fey and the Furious
When an English race car washes up in the Netherlands, Detective 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!