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Accursed (Ghosts of Albion, Book 1) by Christopher Golden, Amber Benson

By Christopher Golden, Amber Benson

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

In 1838, William and Tamara rapid inherit a startling legacy from their death 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. combating along them are the famous–even infamous–Ghosts of Albion: Lord Byron, Queen Bodicea, and Lord Admiral Nelson.

When unusual and hideous creatures seem within the slums of London, an unholy plague threatens to release an epic conflict which may rage all of the technique to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is working out as William and Tamara needs to examine even if their acquaintances 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 line with the break BBC internet sequence that took England by way of typhoon, Ghosts of Albion is a horror experience laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.

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