Foxglove Summer

by Ben Aaronovitch | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 1473208971 Global Overview for this book
Registered by bluezwuzl of Altdorf (Niederbayern), Bayern Germany on 10/10/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by bluezwuzl from Altdorf (Niederbayern), Bayern Germany on Tuesday, October 10, 2017
From the cover: "When two young girls go missing in rural Herefordshire, police constable and wizard-in-training Peter Grant is sent out of London to check that nothing supernatural is involved. It's purely routine, Nightingale thinks he'll be done in less than a day.
But Peter's never been one to walk away from someone in trouble, so when nothing overtly magical turns up he volunteers his services to the local police who need all the help they can get.
But because the universe likes a joke as much as the next sadistic megalomaniac, Peter soon comes to realise that dark secrets underlay the picturesque fields and villages of the countryside and there might just be work for Britain's most junior wizard after all.
Soon he's in a vicious race against time in a world where the boundaries between reality and fairy have never been less clear..."

Journal Entry 2 by bluezwuzl at -- Per Post geschickt/ Persönlich weitergegeben --, Bayern Germany on Sunday, February 18, 2018

Released 2 yrs ago (2/18/2018 UTC) at -- Per Post geschickt/ Persönlich weitergegeben --, Bayern Germany

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Kommt mit aus Sonder-meet-up im Cadu, als Wunschbuch für Lamilla.
Lieber Finder!
Gratuliere, Du hast ein reisendes Buch gefangen. Viel Spaß beim Lesen und wieder Freilassen!
Gute Reise, liebes Buch - und laß' mal wieder von Dir hören...


Journal Entry 3 by wingLamillawing at Мінск / Minsk, Minsk Belarus on Sunday, February 25, 2018
Got as a present from bluezwuzl

Travelling order:

BaiLong (China) - done
Mecu (Finland) - done
penelopewanders (CHE) - done
LysMibo (Ireland) - done
dutch-book (Netherlands) - Intl', here 14.06
mcsar (Canada) - US shipping preferable
catflap (UK) - intl'

Journal Entry 4 by wingLamillawing at Мінск / Minsk, Minsk Belarus on Thursday, October 25, 2018
Reserved for a book spiral: http://www.bookcrossing.com/forum/20/556378

Other books in the series:

Book 1 Rivers of London
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Book 2 Moon Over Soho
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Book 3 Whispers Under Ground
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Book 4 Broken Homes
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Book 5.5 The Furthest Station
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Book 6 The Hanging Tree
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Journal Entry 5 by wingLamillawing at Мінск / Minsk, Minsk Belarus on Saturday, August 31, 2019

Released 1 yr ago (8/31/2019 UTC) at Мінск / Minsk, Minsk Belarus

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Is going to BaiLong (China) next. Enjoy your reading!


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Journal Entry 6 by BaiLong at Shanghai, Shanghai China on Friday, September 20, 2019
Book received, thanks !

Journal Entry 7 by BaiLong at Bookring/Bookray, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- Canada on Thursday, November 21, 2019

Released 1 yr ago (11/21/2019 UTC) at Bookring/Bookray, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- Canada

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I'm not quite sure I properly understood everything that was going on in there, but I still had a tremendous time reading this book. Lots of fun, lots of mystery, and I appreciated having a bit more of background on a lot of things, and discovering new aspects of magic in that world.

Journal Entry 8 by wingMecuwing at Hämeenlinna, Kanta-Häme / Egentliga Tavastland Finland on Saturday, December 14, 2019
Thanks for the book and the postcard, BaiLong!

Journal Entry 9 by wingMecuwing at Hämeenlinna, Kanta-Häme / Egentliga Tavastland Finland on Wednesday, January 08, 2020
"I sighed--policing would be so much easier if people didn't have concerned relatives. The murder rate would be much lower, for one thing."

You can take City PC out of the city but you can't take city out of the City PC. Peter Grant goes rural, and he's out of his comfort zone. Herefordshire isn't London but there is something magical involved in the case of two missing girls. Away from the Folly, Peter needs to call a certain river goddess for help which leads to hot situations in strange places...

I really liked this fifth volume, even though it didn't set in London - or maybe that's the reason? ;)

Journal Entry 10 by wingMecuwing at By mail, A Bookring -- Controlled Releases on Monday, March 09, 2020

Released 8 mos ago (3/9/2020 UTC) at By mail, A Bookring -- Controlled Releases

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This book is finally travelling again, so sorry for the delay in mailing!

Journal Entry 11 by wingpenelopewanderswing at Hasliberg, Bern / Berne Switzerland on Thursday, March 12, 2020
This (number 5 in the series) has come in with the 4th, and I hope to get to them soon although there seem to be a few other rings and rays here at the moment. I do have my own (as yet unread) copy of the Hanging Tree, so don’t need that one, but if 5.5 is available I’m in. Thanks so much for making these available and sending. All the best to you all!

Journal Entry 12 by wingpenelopewanderswing at Hasliberg, Bern / Berne Switzerland on Thursday, April 09, 2020
I love this series, which I'm reading as a bookcrossing spiral... I have already given the box set to my two children who live abroad - I've had one sent to London (which I thought was particularly apropos, as she's relatively new to the city) and the other to Brooklyn... Aside from the intriguing approach to magic, Peter Grant is a brilliant beta hero. This one provided an interesting jaunt out of the city, with lots of Bev, which is always nice. I was a bit disappointed that Mellisa didn't come more to the fore, but at any rate it was a great read. Thank so very much for making this spiral available, and thanks for sending Mecu... Can't wait for the next! (I have a copy of Hanging Tree, so you need not send that one).
I'm not sure how soon I'll be able to get these posted, especially as I discovered that the post office doesn't accept parcels to all countries right now. My local post office shut a year ago, so we also have to wait for an urgent need to go to town before we are even near a post office!

Journal Entry 13 by wingpenelopewanderswing at Meiringen, Bern / Berne Switzerland on Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Released 7 mos ago (4/15/2020 UTC) at Meiringen, Bern / Berne Switzerland

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I took advantage of a trip to the supermarket in town to go to a post office. I usually try to send books from France as they have a very good book rate, but given the lock-down I don't know how long it will be and I feel guilty watching the books to send pile up.
So this now leaves Switzerland and heads to Ireland. Thanks so much for making this series available, Lamilla.
Stay well and healthy everyone!

Journal Entry 14 by LysMibo at Dublin, Co. Dublin Ireland on Sunday, May 17, 2020
Just received the book. Thanks for sending it!

Journal Entry 15 by wingdutch-bookwing at Heerenveen, Fryslân (Friesland) Netherlands on Sunday, June 14, 2020
In the same package as the other two books. Lots of reading to do.

Journal Entry 16 by wingdutch-bookwing at Heerenveen, Fryslân (Friesland) Netherlands on Friday, October 23, 2020
This was a fun and entertaining read, and in my opinion the best yet in the series. I've enjoyed it, even went to bed a bit later than I had planned. I've enjoyed Peter and Beverley together. This will soon move on to Canada.

Edit: the cover is letting go, so I'm going to use some tape to keep it together.

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