Category Archives: my books

Moon Over Soho – Out Now in the UK

Moon Over Soho is out today: 373 sizzling hardback pages of murder, magic, mystery, hot sex, cool jazz and cream cakes. A book that the critics are already calling ‘…a novel with words in it!‘ ‘Some of the characters are … Continue reading

A Party Somewhere Strangely Familiar

Tonight I have been invited to Orion Publishing Group’s Author Party. For this event I intend to wear my cleanest T-shirt and my least faded jeans(1). This morning I checked the invitation and realised that it was being held at … Continue reading

Number 8 with a Magic Bullet

Rivers of London reached number 8 in the Hardback Continue reading

Midnight Riot: US Launch Tomorrow

My novel Midnight Riot is officially released in the US and Canada on the 1st of February 2011 and will be available at all good bookshops(1), online and in many electronic formats. Midnight Riot: what the critics are saying… “…fresh … Continue reading

Signing Tomorrow at Waterstones Covent Garden

Tuesday 18th January 12:30-14:30 Waterstones: Covent Garden 9-13 Garrick Street London WC2E 9BA

Signing Tommorrow at Forbidden Planet

I shall be signing copies of my new book ‘Rivers of London’ and any other Ben related merchandise you might want signed, at Forbidden Planet tomorrow at 13:00 (that’s 1 PM in old money). Be sure to get their early … Continue reading

Signing at Waterstones: Covent Garden

If you miss the signing at Forbidden Planet on the 15th January do not fear for I shall be signing again on the 18th of January from 12:30 to 14:30 at the Covent Garden branch of Waterstones. Tuesday 18th January … Continue reading

Rivers of London: UK Launch!

Today was supposed to be the official UK launch day of my first novel ‘Rivers of London’. As it happens the books have been available from Waterstones, Amazon and other booksellers for days now but I had the 10th of … Continue reading

Rivers of London – On Sale Now

If you work in a bookshop your aim is to get all the books out of the stockroom on the day their delivered. The only exception to this is if the books are embargoed – selling an embargoed book is … Continue reading

Inspiration (or theft)

The five of you who’ve read Genius Loci will know all about Pinky and Perky the two terraforming machines that play a small but crucial role in the plot. They’re also a really classic example of subconscious idea theft and … Continue reading