Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Can't Wait Wednesday-Sanctified


Can't Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at http://www.wishfulendings.com/ to spotlight and discuss books we're excited about but haven't read, which may not even be released yet. 

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The city of London is infested with vampires. Only one person can stop them from rising up and wreaking havoc. Too bad she’s a twenty-something goth working a desk job in a lost property office.
 
When Abbey Beckett received a briefcase containing a mysterious dagger, she should have left well alone. But no, she had to fiddle, and now she’s got a brand seared into her palm and an angel telling her she’s the only thing standing in the way of a vampire apocalypse.
Now Abbey finds herself pitted against the evil Judas Clan, a coterie of bloodsuckers that refuse to play by the vampire rulebook. With a unique agenda and a surprisingly heinous way of achieving their ends, the Clan is on track to bring the city to its knees, and after that, civilisation itself.

But does Abbey have what it takes to wield the hallowed dagger, become the city’s protector and defeat a vampire army, or will the streets of London run red with blood?

I came across this author and MV Stott in their shared Uncanny Kingdom books-plots based in London and set across several urban fantasy series. I've enjoyed what I've tried so far so when I saw this was coming out, I had to add it to my list. It came out at the end of January so I hope to have grabbed it by now!

12 comments:

  1. this looks good. always looking for new vampire books to add to my list.

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    1. I've been a bit deprived in my vampire reading over the last couple of years! I'm working on a best vampires post for a future TTT topic.

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  2. Love the cover and it sounds like it will be a good one too. Nice choice for your pick.

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    1. It's always nice to find new stuff that looks fun. I need to catch up with the Uncanny Kingdom!

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  3. This sounds quite fun, haven't read anything by this author before, but I'll keep an eye out in the future! I hope you'll enjoy this one too!

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    1. It's great to find UK based vampires for a change!

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  4. I like the sounds of this one and the character sound like a lot of fun. However, is it me or does the cover model not look very Goth?

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    1. She looks more like one of those china dolls with a really white face!

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  5. Sounds interesting, even if I'm taking a bit of a break from vampire books for now. I love that cover!

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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    1. I have a handful that I still need to read including a trilogy but I can't tell which order I'm meant to read them in so they need to wait a while!

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  6. Ooo... I really like the sound of this one - thank you for sharing. I'll keep a lookout for it.

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    1. What I've read by both authors were pretty promising!

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