Waiting on Wednesday 04/18/18

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that first originated at Breaking the Spine but has since linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings now that the original creator is unable to host it anymore. Either way, this fun feature is a chance to showcase the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on!

Mogsy’s Pick

Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch (November 2018 by DAW and Gollancz)

When I saw that book 7 of the Peter Grant/Rivers of London series finally had a title, cover, and description, I could have wept tears of sweet sweet joy. No, for real, I was excited. Crossing my fingers that its release won’t be pushed back multiple times like the last one.

“Join Peter Grant, detective and apprentice wizard, for a brand new case…

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 unwieldy 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. A plan that has its roots in London’s two thousand bloody years of history, and could literally bring the city to its knees.

To save his beloved city Peter’s going to need help from his former best friend and colleague–Lesley May–who brutally betrayed him and everything he thought she believed in. And, far worse, he might even have to come to terms with the malevolent supernatural killer and agent of chaos known as Mr Punch…”

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16 Comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 04/18/18

  1. I really need to read these books – but I’ve only read the first and I’d have to reread it at this point. You enjoy them so much though so I know I will probably love them to. Time. Why isn’t there a surplus of time.
    Lynn 😀

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