Rivers of London Series

12 Titel in dieser Serie
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My name is Peter Grant, and until January, I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (and as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progression Unit - we do paperwork so real coppers don't have to - and finding a way to climb into the panties of the outrageously perky WPC Leslie May. Then one night, in pursuance of a murder inquiry, I tried to take a witness statement from someone who was dead but disturbingly voluble, and that brought me to the attention of Inspector Nightingale, the last wizard in England. 

Now I'm a Detective Constable and a trainee wizard, the first apprentice in 50 years, and my world has become somewhat more complicated: nests of vampires in Purley, negotiating a truce between the warring god and goddess of the Thames, and digging up graves in Covent Garden...and there's something festering at the heart of the city I love, a malicious, vengeful spirit that takes ordinary Londoners and twists them into grotesque mannequins to act out its drama of violence and despair.

The spirit of riot and rebellion has awakened in the city, and it's falling to me to bring order out of chaos - or die trying.

Read by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

©2011 Ben Aaronovitch (P)2011 Orion Publishing Group Limited
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  • 1. Titel

    • Rivers of London

    • Rivers of London, Book 1
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 37 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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    My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progression Unit - we do paperwork so real coppers don't have to - and finding a way to climb into the panties of the outrageously perky WPC Leslie May.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Amüsant, spannend, liebenswert und fantasievoll!

    • Von Tedesca Am hilfreichsten 10.10.2012

    Regulärer Preis: 17,95 €

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  • 2. Titel

    • Moon over Soho

    • Rivers of London, Book 2
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 35 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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    I was my dad's vinyl-wallah: I changed his records while he lounged around, and that's how I know my Argo from my Tempo. And it's why, when Dr Walid called me to the morgue to listen to a corpse, I recognised the tune it was playing. Something violently supernatural had happened to the victim, strong enough to leave its imprint like a wax cylinder recording.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Skurril und grandios gelesen!

    • Von papercuts1 Am hilfreichsten 20.03.2013

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  • 3. Titel

    • Whispers Under Ground

    • Rivers of London, Book 3
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 52 Min.
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    Peter Grant is learning magic fast. And it’s just as well - he's already had run-ins with the deadly supernatural children of the Thames and a terrifying killer in Soho. Progression in the police force is less easy, especially when you work in a department of two. A department that doesn't even officially exist. A department that if you did describe it to most people would get you laughed at.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bisher schwächster Band der Reihe

    • Von papercuts1 Am hilfreichsten 09.03.2013

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  • 4. Titel

    • Broken Homes

    • Rivers of London, Book 4
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 49 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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    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. A mutilated body in Crawley. Another killer on the loose. The prime suspect is one Robert Weil; an associate of the twisted magician known as the Faceless Man? Or just a common or garden serial killer? Before PC Peter Grant can get his head round the case a town planner going under a tube train and a stolen grimoire are adding to his case-load. So far so London.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Constable Grant (ver)zaubert wieder!

    • Von papercuts1 Am hilfreichsten 02.09.2013

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  • 5. Titel

    • Foxglove Summer

    • Rivers of London, Book 5
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 45 Min.
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    • Geschichte
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    In the fifth of his best-selling 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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Countryside magic

    • Von Walter Am hilfreichsten 18.11.2014

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  • 5.5. Titel

    • The Furthest Station

    • A PC Peter Grant Novella
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Spieldauer: 3 Std. und 11 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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    • Geschichte
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    There's something going bump on the Metropolitan line, and Sergeant Jaget Kumar knows exactly whom to call. It's PC Peter Grant's specialty.... Only it's more than going 'bump'. Traumatised travellers have been reporting strange encounters on their morning commute, with strangely dressed people trying to deliver an urgent message. Stranger still, despite calling the police themselves, within a few minutes the commuters have already forgotten the encounter - making the follow-up interviews rather difficult. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Peter Grant Novelle mit Pfiff - und Geistern

    • Von papercuts1 Am hilfreichsten 24.11.2018

    Regulärer Preis: 11,95 €

  • 6. Titel

    • The Hanging Tree

    • Rivers of London, Book 6
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 27 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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    • Geschichte
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    Suspicious deaths are not usually the concern of PC Peter Grant or the Folly, even when they happen at an exclusive party in one of the most expensive apartment blocks in London. But Lady Ty's daughter was there, and Peter owes Lady Ty a favour. Plunged into the alien world of the super-rich, where the basements are bigger than the house and dangerous, arcane items are bought and sold on the open market, a sensible young copper would keep his head down and his nose clean. But this is Peter Grant we're talking about.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely entertainment :]

    • Von Alice Am hilfreichsten 19.01.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 28,95 €

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  • 7. Titel

    • Lies Sleeping

    • Rivers of London, Book 7
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 25 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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    • Geschichte
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    Martin Chorley, aka the Faceless Man, wanted for multiple counts of murder, fraud and crimes against humanity, has been unmasked and is on the run. Peter Grant, Detective Constable and apprentice wizard, now plays a key role in an unprecedented joint operation to bring Chorley to justice. But even as the unwieldly might of the Metropolitan Police bears down on its foe, Peter uncovers clues that Chorley, far from being finished, is executing the final stages of a long-term plan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Peter Grant and the Battle for London

    • Von Walter Am hilfreichsten 22.11.2018

    Regulärer Preis: 27,95 €

  • 7.5. Titel

    • The October Man

    • A Rivers of London Novella
    • Autor: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Sprecher: Sam Peter Jackson
    • Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 19 Min.
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    A brand-new stand-alone novella in the Rivers of London series! Tobias Winter has been assigned to the Abteilung KDA - the Department for Complex and Unspecific Matters. Despite the intriguing department name, as Winter explains, dealing with the strange and the supernatural is 'actually 90 percent paperwork'. But this is a story about the other 10 percent of the job: the life-threatening danger part.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not used to English with German accent

    • Von Amazon Kunde Am hilfreichsten 14.06.2019

    Regulärer Preis: 14,95 €

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