By John Lambshead
Modern fable adventure. a normal younger lady unearths a haunting and hazardous international of demons and shapeshifters at the streets of contemporary day London.</b>
Urban myth in a single of the world’s maximum cities.
Rhian, a lady from the Welsh valleys at the run from tragedy and herself, reveals a brand new domestic within the sleek East finish of London, the place the world’s greatest monetary heart spins an online of cash and gear from glistening towers of chrome and glass. underneath the electronic façade lurks the outdated East finish the place the layers of 2 thousand years of dramatic and violent historical past slide over each other like glaciers, spilling out in avalanches that warp the genuine world.
As our bodies start to clutter the East finish streets, The fee dispatches its top enforcers to house the placement: Karla isn't really human, and Jameson left his humanity at the back of in items in Northern eire and Afghanistan. Rhian makes new pals, harmful pals; and the place Rhian is going, the wolf is often in her shadow, only a heartbeat away.
one of the bankers and investors of the East finish stroll demons in human shape and who's to assert that are the monsters? London is a paranormal bomb ready to blow up and someplace a fuse is hissing.
<b> About John Lambhead’s Lucy’s Blade:
“Swashbuckling heroines and romantic subplots.”—Publishers Weekly
About John Lambshead and David Drake’s Into the Hinterlands:
“Drake and Lambshead mix politics, army expeditions, and deep-space exploration into an interesting tale…Recommended for all SF collections.” –Booklist
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