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, remodeling them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the surprised, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit targeted 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 strategy to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is operating 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 street, comes a vengeful story of demons, vampires, and ghosts set in nineteenth-century London. in accordance with the damage BBC internet sequence that took England by way of typhoon, Ghosts of Albion is a horror event laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.
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That's why she seemed so distracted," Murphy said thought fully. "Yeah. " I shook my head. " Murphy frowned. " "Because the farther you can see, the more possibilities exist," I said. "Think of a chess game. A beginning player is doing well if he can see four or five moves into the game. Ten moves in holds an exponentially greater number of possible configurations the board could assume. Master players can sometimes see even further than that—and when you start dealing with computers, the numbers are even bigger.
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Accursed (Ghosts of Albion, Book 1) by Christopher Golden, Amber Benson