Ben Aaronovitch
Ben Aaronovitch is a British author of science fiction, urban fantasy and crime fiction novels in addition to being a television writer. He writes the Peter Grant series. Ben is the son of Sam Aaronovitch, a well-known economist/academic who was one of the senior members of the Communist Party of Great Britain. He is also the brother of Coronation Street actor Owen Aaronovitch and journalist David Aaronovitch. As a TV writer, he wrote the Doctor Who serials Remembrance of the Daleks and Battlefield for the BBC and several episodes of Jupiter Moon. Aaronovitch lives in Wimbledon, London, England.

Ben Aaronovitch became a published novelist with the Doctor Who novelization (of his own television script) Remembrance of the Daleks. It was published in novel form in 1990. Below is a list of Ben Aaronovitch’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Doctor Who: Seventh Doctor Books


Remembrance of the Daleks(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Doctor Who: New Adventures Books


Transit(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Also People(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
So Vile a Sin(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Professor Bernice Summerfield Books


Genius Loci(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Peter Grant Books


Rivers of London(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Moon Over Soho(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whispers Under Ground(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Broken Homes(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Foxglove Summer(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hanging Tree(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Rivers of London was published in the United States and Canada as Midnight Riot. So Vile a Sin was co-authored by Kate Orman.

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Ben Aaronovitch Synopsis: In Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch (book 1 of the Peter Grant series), Peter Grant is a probationary constable with dreams of being a Scotland Yard detective, but his boss wants to put him in the Case Progression Unit – his biggest potential threat would be a paper cut. But his prospects change following a murder, when he gets some information from a witness who happens to be a ghost. Peter’s supernatural abilities gets the attention of DCI Thomas Nightingale, whose job it is to investigate crimes involving magic and the paranormal. Now, as a string of murders hits London, Peter is brought into a world where gods and goddesses mingle with mortals and evil is on its way back.

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  • Beth

    Actually, the “Peter Grant” series is the “Rivers of London” series, and the first book is “MIDNIGHT RIOT” (2011), at least in the US.

    Thank you for this site – I refer to it all the time!