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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 demise grandfather, remodeling them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the stunned, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit specified allies of their conflict opposed to the darkish forces. struggling 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 may rage all of the strategy 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. in accordance with the spoil BBC internet sequence that took England through typhoon, Ghosts of Albion is a horror event laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.

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Yes,” a woman said. I lay there with my eyes closed. I wasn’t dreaming. I remembered Aubrey’s hand coming from nowhere. It had been an open backhand slap. If he had closed his fist . . but he hadn’t. I was alive. ” I opened my eyes. Light speared into my head. I closed my eyes against the light and the pain, but the pain stayed. I turned my head, and that was a mistake. The pain was a nauseating ache. It felt like the bones in my head were trying to slide off. I raised hands to cover my eyes and groaned.

I stared at him, at the blood stain on his shirt. I smiled a very careful smile. “This little wound was luck and nothing more. Do not let it make you overconfident,” Aubrey said. Overconfident; now that was funny. I barely managed not to laugh. “I understand the threat, Jean-Claude. ” “Stop calling me that. ” “This,” I motioned to Catherine’s blank face, “was hardly necessary. You could have beaten me up, threatened my life, offered me more money. ” He smiled, lips tight. “All that would have taken time.

She would die,” Jean-Claude said. “Wait just a minute,” Catherine said. ” Catherine’s face was gaining a lot of color. Anger did that to her. “She’ll go to the police,” I said. ” “That’s it! ” She grabbed my hand, and I didn’t stop her. Aubrey moved up behind her. ” She stiffened. Her fingers dug into my hand; incredible tension vibrated down her muscles. She was fighting it. God, help her. But she didn’t have any magic, or crucifixes. Strength of will was not enough, not against something like Aubrey.

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