By Christopher Golden, Amber Benson
Even dying couldn't cease Britain’s maximum defenders.
In 1838, William and Tamara speedy inherit a startling legacy from their loss of life grandfather, reworking them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the surprised, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit special allies of their conflict opposed to the darkish forces. battling 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 that could rage all of the method to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is operating out as William and Tamara needs to study no matter if their acquaintances will stand beside them, or seduce and betray them.
From Amber Benson, recognized 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 street, comes a vengeful story of demons, vampires, and ghosts set in nineteenth-century London. in keeping with the destroy BBC internet sequence that took England via hurricane, Ghosts of Albion is a horror experience laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.
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