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The Hanging Tree

By: Ben Aaronovitch
Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
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Suspicious deaths are not usually the concern of PC Peter Grant or the Folly, even when they happen at an exclusive party in one of the most expensive apartment blocks in London. But Lady Ty's daughter was there, and Peter owes Lady Ty a favour.

Plunged into the alien world of the super-rich, where the basements are bigger than the house and dangerous, arcane items are bought and sold on the open market, a sensible young copper would keep his head down and his nose clean. But this is Peter Grant we're talking about.

He's been given an unparalleled opportunity to alienate old friends and create new enemies at the point where the world of magic and that of privilege intersect. Assuming he survives the week....

Read by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

Features an audio-exclusive interview with Ben Aaronovitch and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

©2016 Ben Aaronovitch (P)2016 Orion Publishing Group

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Fabulous

I know I'm repeating myself but Kobna is so engaging, you can't stop listening to him. Love these stories and can't wait for the next installment Mr Aaronovitch. I troll the site for more narrations by Kobna, he truly is a voicesmith!

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Awesome

Love this series. Carrying on strong. Can't wait for next one! Beautifully written and read as usual. If you like this series you will enjoy it as per usual. If you haven't yet. Start at the beginning and enjoy

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Excellent narration!

So easy to listen to, great story line. Perhaps not as much humour in this story as in the previous books.

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Highly Recommended

Love this series of books. The story-lines and the story teller keep you entertained from start to finish

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Kobna is outstanding

I've read all the previous Rivers of London books in paperback and thoroughly enjoyed them. But from here on, I'll be keeping an eye out on Audible for future instalments. Kobna Holdbrook-Smith's excellent narration takes Peter Grant's adventures to a new level.

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Brilliant

My absolute favorite so far!
Lots of action and a concrete progress in to Leslie’s Case

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Worth a listen

Still love the narration on this set of books. I did find this story less compelling though. Not as engaging as others by same author.

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awesome !

The series goes from strength to strength ! Write faster Ben ! Really enjoying how things are building .

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Sooooo good!!!

I recently discovered this series - I love it.

And Kobna Holdbrook-Smith has pretty much ruined all other narrators for me…he is amazing!

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Another ode to London's architecture

Another brilliantly witty and gripping addition to the Rivers of London series. It was especially fun to listen to this while visiting London, surrounded by the distinctive architecture described so well by Aaronovitch.

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