In this imaginative novel by Ben Aaronovitch, constable Peter Grant is thrown into a world in which gods and goddesses mingle with mortals, and a long-dead evil threatens to make a comeback.
Probationary constable Peter Grant dreams of being a detective in
London’s Metropolitan Police. Too bad his superior plans to assign him
to the Case Progression Unit, where the biggest threat he’ll face is a
paper cut. But Peter’s prospects change in the aftermath of a puzzling
murder, when he gains exclusive information from an eyewitness who
happens to be a ghost. Peter’s ability to speak with the lingering dead
brings him to the attention of Detective Chief Inspector Thomas
Nightingale, who investigates crimes involving magic and other
manifestations of the uncanny. Now, as a wave of brutal and bizarre
murders engulfs the city, Peter is plunged into a world where gods and
goddesses mingle with mortals and a long-dead evil is making a comeback
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