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Foxglove Summer, Audio Book

Monday, January 1, 2024

Foxglove Summer Audio Book (2014) Ben Aaronovitch narrated by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Rivers of London)

Foxglove Summer

it was clear that requests for assistance were now being routed through the Police National Information Coordination Center (PNICC), commonly pronounced “panic”—particularly if you’ve reached the stage of having to call it.

The problem was that once the government pushed through its major cuts in policing, a lot of officers had got the notion that they might be able to unload anything even vaguely weird onto us.

“Although it is noticeable,” Nightingale had pointed out, “that this never happens if the officer concerned has worked with us before.”

All your cases, I thought, do not belong to us.

Forest management not being an industry for people with a short attention span.

I asked what the weapon had been like.

“At least sixty centimeters long, circular cross section and tapering to a sharp point,” said Dr. Walid. “Possibly a spiral configuration.”

“Like a narwhale’s horn?”

“Aye,” said Dr. Walid. “Just like that.”

“So you think it’s a unicorn?”

“I wouldn’t like to jump to conclusions,” he said. “Not without more evidence.”


“If you achieve nothing else,” he said, “get me a tissue sample.”

Publisher: DAW

Rating: 9.5/10


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