By Christopher Golden, Amber Benson
Even demise couldn't cease Britain’s maximum defenders.
In 1838, William and Tamara fast inherit a startling legacy from their loss of life grandfather, remodeling them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the surprised, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit designated allies of their conflict opposed to the darkish forces. scuffling with along them are the famous–even infamous–Ghosts of Albion: Lord Byron, Queen Bodicea, and Lord Admiral Nelson.
When unusual and hideous creatures look within the slums of London, an unholy plague threatens to release an epic conflict which can rage all of the solution to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is working out as William and Tamara needs to research even if their associates will stand beside them, or seduce and betray them.
From Amber Benson, identified for her dramatic portrayal of Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Christopher Golden, Bram Stoker Award—winning writer of The Shadow Saga and Wildwood highway, comes a vengeful story of demons, vampires, and ghosts set in nineteenth-century London. in response to the ruin BBC internet sequence that took England via hurricane, Ghosts of Albion is a horror event laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.
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THE BLEEDING SHADOW ■ 43 I took out a tall cardboard container of coffee and gave it to him, took the other one for myself. I sat on the bed and sipped. Nothing tasted good in that room with that smell and that sound. But Tootie, he ate like a wolf. He gulped those burgers and coffee like they were air. When he finished with the second burger, he started up the record again, then leaned his back against the bed. ” I said. ” “Lay up in bed, sleep for a few hours. I’ll keep the record going. ” “There’s nothing to figure,” he said.
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I can’t find any on Cedric’s clothes,” Katamori said. ” Cedric shrugged. “I partook of the donors,” he said. There was a pounding on the mansion’s front door. Dahlia looked at the clock on the wall, just as a precaution. It was now eleven fifteen. Arthur Allthorp had been dead around an hour. The front doorkeeper for the evening, a young vampire named Melvin, came into the reception room so quickly that he skidded on the parquet floor. “The police are here, Sheriff,” he said to Joaquin. ” Joaquin snapped.