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Publisher's Summary

A stunning PC Peter Grant novella continues this best-selling series with commuting ghosts, a kidnapping, and a superb new London mystery!
PC Peter Grant is heading west.
The Furthest Station is Ben Aaronovitch's first PC Grant novella...and there's something going bump on the Metropolitan line. And when commuters start reporting encounters with ghosts up and down the track - encounters which they forget entirely within minutes - Peter Grant gets a call to investigate. And the very first interview leads to a ghost-hunting expedition....
The first ever Peter Grant novella, this is a fantastic London-based mystery.
©2017 Ben Aaronovitch (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group
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Critic Reviews

"The Hanging Tree is definitely one of the best in the Grant/Aaronovitch pantheon. There again, so have most of the previous books in the series and the odds are the next one probably will be too." (The Bookbag)
"Aaronovitch deftly balances urban fantasy with the police procedural. As for Grant, he's a wonderful blend of laconic copper and, methodically researching how magic works, full-on nerd." (Crime Scene)
"This series is brilliant!" (Teen Librarian)
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By Amy Wright on 09-29-17

Don't miss The Furthest Station

What do I love about this audiobook series? The vivid London landscape, the digressions about architecture, the musicality, the diverse backgrounds of all the characters (not one character is a cardboard stand in -- even if we're not told their whole story), the details of a police procedural, Peter's efforts to apply science to magic, the dashing Nightingale, the rich context of history, class, and region... and I could go on. There could not be a better narrator for this series than Kobna Holdbrook-Smith. If you haven't read the series, start at the beginning and don't skip this installment-- even if it's a novella, it's a wonderful listen. I can't wait for the next full length novel. Thank you, Mr. Aaronovich, now back to work!

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By Amazon Customer on 09-29-17

Very well done all around.

Loved it as usual but as good as it is, I know it's a short but I miss a chat with Peter's Parents all though it was nice to have more of Abigail. I'd love to see another series with just Abigail and I don't particularly like children in books but I'd make an exception for her.

The audio was really well done as usual.

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By David on 09-30-17

Good but too short

As always a good story but this time much too short.

I look forward to the next novel

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By Sararara on 10-01-17

Much better but

Left wondering why this story wasn't incorporated into a full length novel. Good story more akin to the early books, with touches of Neverwhere. But some unresolved plot holes and the asides to American listeners /readers niggled. Teen character may please younger audience but overall not sure this was worth a credit.

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By Richard on 09-30-17

Absolutely amazing

There was literally not a moment that I was not enthralled, the story had a perfect place, revisited existing characters without excessive repetition of their history as other series often do. The slice of life along with story progression of Abigail was incredibly satisfying. Kobna's superb performing capabilities continue to lend this series all of the nuances it deserves.

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By oneofthe band on 12-08-17

great fun! please write more :-) putting more word

some more words for the stupid silly silly boy created by the crazed and silly marketing department of audible. happy?

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