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

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, remodeling them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the surprised, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit detailed 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 seem within the slums of London, an unholy plague threatens to release an epic conflict which may rage the entire approach to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is operating out as William and Tamara needs to study even if their neighbors 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 break BBC net 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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