Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Foxglove Summer is the fifth book in the PC Peter Grant series by Ben Aaronovitch, and I believe the first book in which Peter spends the majority of his time not in London.

Plot:

As the events of the last book have left Peter shaken, he jumps at the chance to spend some time outside of London. Unfortunately, the case he’s assisting on is a dark one: two pre-teen girls have gone missing in rural Herefordshire. There’s no indication that there might be magic involved, but that doesn’t stop for Peter from worrying. Time is running out.

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Review: Angry Lead Skies by Glen Cook

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Angry Lead Skies by Glen Cook is the tenth Garrett P.I. novel in the series.

Plot:

When his friend Playmate asks for a favour – because actually hiring Garrett costs money – initially Garrett thinks nothing of it. He is to bodyguard this inventor boy Kip (full name Cyprus Prose) who has been nearly snatched by….silver elves? But Garrett soon realizes there are a lot of things going on, and none of it is normal TunFaire stuff. In fact, you might say it was alien. Continue reading