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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!