Genres: Graphic Novel, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Police Procedural, Fantasy, Peter Grant, Rivers of London
Previous books in the series/by the author reviewed: Midnight Riot, Moon over SoHo, Broken Homes, Foxglove Summer, The Hanging Tree, Whispers Under Ground, Lies Sleeping, Body Work, Night Witch
Rating: Recommended if you are a Peter Grant Fan
Here’s the TL;DR for my review (SPOILERS!):
- More ‘Rivers’ goodness
- Liked the antagonist. Plot had me guessing.
- The antagonist was not introduced until the final act of the story. Insufficient foreshadowing.
I’m keeping this review short because my hands hurt and I don’t want to type.
If you’ve read very many of my reviews you’ll know that I like police procedurals. This was a quinticential police procedural, with a magic spin: a strange fungus is plaguing various homes in London, and Peter and Nightingale are called in to solve it.
Liked it, but didn’t love it. It was a fun police procedural… but the antagonist was more of a force-of-nature. I can recommend that any Peter Grant Fan can read this