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By Christopher Golden, Amber Benson

Even dying couldn't cease Britain’s maximum defenders.

In 1838, William and Tamara quick inherit a startling legacy from their death grandfather, reworking them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the surprised, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit certain 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 which may rage all of the option to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is operating out as William and Tamara needs to examine even if their pals 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 highway, comes a vengeful story of demons, vampires, and ghosts set in nineteenth-century London. according to the ruin BBC internet sequence that took England through typhoon, Ghosts of Albion is a horror experience laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.

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He’s not even Italian! And though he loved her he could not explain that St. Isidore, though in no official capacity did he serve men of Ludovico’s persuasion, seemed to him the great saint of books, haloed in bumblebees who demanded at least two full columns devoted to their sociology in the saint’s Etymologiae, that massive compendium of medieval knowledge, the first encyclopedia, possessing the whole world between its boards. When Lucia descended into such contrary moods, Ludo simply kissed the place where her soft black hair faded into the skin of her temple, and recited to her Isidore’s thoughts on the contrary nature of the chimera.

She could not draw breath for the taste of sassafras and rum in Yumiko’s mouth, the sharpness of her small white teeth. Sei felt herself flip over—white to black, disappearing into the board, lost. 125th and Peregrine SEI DREAMS AGAINST HER TATAMI that night of an intersection garlanded with black flags fastened to string with clothespins of mother-of-pearl. On the north corner: a cartographer’s studio. Pots of ink hide in every crevice, parchment spreads out over dozens of tables. A Casimira pigeon perches in a baleen cage and trills out the hours faithfully.

She is singing tenor, her smoke-throated voice pressing long kisses against his strings. His playing is so quick and lovely that the trains stop to listen, inclining on the rails and opening their doors to catch the glissandos spilling from him. His instrument case lies open at his feet, and each passenger who takes the Marginalia Line brings his fee—single pearls, dropped one by one into the leather case until it overflows like a pitcher of milk. In the corners of the station, cockroaches with fiber-optic wings scrape the tiles with their feet, and their scraping keeps the beat for the player and his singer.

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