By Jillian Stone
Within the gaslit streets of Victorian London, phantoms rule the evening, demons dance until sunrise, and one supernatural detective dares to be seduced via the best strength of all. . .
He's the guy With The Magic Touch
A grasp of deduction, seduction and different middle of the night maneuvers, Phaeton Black is Scotland Yard's mystery weapon opposed to issues that cross bump within the evening. His prodigious presents as a magical investigator are as mythical as his abilities as a lover, his weak point for depraved girls as infamous as his affection for absinthe. but if he is requested to seek down a fanged femme fatale who drains her sufferers of blood, he walks correct into the fingers of the main harmful girl he is ever identified. . .
She's The Devilish pass over Jones
Pressing a knife to his throat--and challenging he make like to her--Miss the United States Jones makes use of Phaeton as a prepared safeguard opposed to the group of pirates chasing her. As lethal as she is, with a derringer tucked in her garter, leave out Jones isn't the vampiric killer he is been staking out--but she could be simply what Phaeton must crack the case. because the daughter of a Cajun witch, she possesses uncanny powers. As a fearless fighter, she will be able to deal with whatever from Egyptian mummies to Jack the Ripper. but if an historical evil is unleashed at the international, she can be his in basic terms salvation. . .or final sacrifice.
"[A] darkish Victorian concoction. . .sexy as hell!" --Ray Garton, writer of Live Girls
"A horny, supernatural romp!" --Zoë Archer
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There'll most likely be a few type of entry to the typhoon drains from less than. ” Phaeton dropped down into the sludge of the sewer and waited for the health professional to reduce the cans of petrol. He got rid of a cylindrical steel item from his coat pocket. Having no use for ladder rungs, Exeter landed beside him. “What is that? ” “You’re no longer the one one with instruments, health care professional. ” Phaeton toggled the swap. “An experimental torch, compliments of Scotland backyard. Runs off dry cellphone batteries. ” He banged the gear in his palm and a powerful circle of sunshine illuminated the tunnel. “Ah, there we're. ” Exeter motioned him ahead. “Lead on, Mr. Black. ” Slogging southward, they got here to a T connection no longer 2 hundred ft from the Thames. Phaeton pivoted correct, then left. “Any wager as to which manner? ” A deep, howling moan echoed in solution. He flashed the beam and lit up the doctor’s face. He suspected his personal eyes have been as shiny as Exeter’s—the thrill of threat and what now not. “No doubt she’s left apparitions right here and there to terrify intruders; it’s most sensible to head quick now. ” The general practitioner nodded towards the river. “Try this passage. ” they discovered a walkway, extra like a slender ledge, which allowed them to jog slowly along a trench of sewer sludge. The growls and moans persevered to emanate up and down the tunnel, with ease chasing off a couple of rats of their means. while the unearthly howls eventually quieted, it was once the silence that appeared unnatural. Phaeton directed the torch over a crumbling patch of rock and particles. “Blimey. ” A gaping breach within the sewer wall. large, abnormal chunks of mortar and stone in part blocked the best way forward. Exeter sprang up onto one of many better blocks to get a greater glance through the hole. He grew to become towards Phaeton and gave him an help up. past the crevice, the sunshine beam printed a good-sized chamber, choked with sand and odds bits of carved stone. “Hieroglyphs. ” “The lair? “Either that or as regards to it. ” Phaeton used to be the 1st to climb into the outlet. He dropped down right into a gentle mattress of dry earth and waited for Exeter. Slowly, he swept the torch into every one darkish nook until eventually he settled at the stone ruins in the course of the distance. The physician landed beside him. “Now what? ” Exeter moved ahead carefully. “If i'm really not flawed, the nest is directly forward. ” With each step, sand shifted underfoot. rigorously circling the continues to be of a stone coffin, Phaeton peered into the open sarcophagus. not anything yet a fresh, dry mattress of earth within. “Not a glamorous homestead for an historical goddess. No ask yourself she’s prickly. ” The torchlight flickered over a makeshift stone shelf. A row of glass jars and crockery coated up like a column of squaddies. Phaeton took down a brown box and sniffed. “Eeesh. ” He pointed the sunshine down into the mouth of the receptacle. “Dead rodent, probably? ” Returning the crock, he studied the transparent glass jars. “If i'm really not wrong, health professional, a few of these bits of flesh seem to be human organs. ” “When the good kings and queens of Egypt handed from this existence, we all know they have been embalmed and mummified.