Le Comte Dracula n´est pas mort à la fin du roman de Bram Stroker. Il a épousé la Reine Victoria, et règne sur la Grande-Bretagne. Le vampirisme se répand dans toutes les strates de la population, et les humains normaux sont mal vus. Dans cette version de Londres du XIXe siècle, des prostituées vampires se font assassiner par un mystérieux homme aux scalpels d´argent. Au coeur de l´enquête se croisent le Dr Jekyll, Moriarty, Fu Manchu, le club Diogène...
« L´auteur apporte au mythe vampirique une grande goulée de sang frais. » Le Monde 1918. L´Europe est aux mains des vampires. Commandant en chef des armées allemandes, le comte Dracula a juré d´anéantir l´Angleterre, tandis qu´Edgar Poe rédige les mémoires du Baron Rouge. Sont aussi présents Mata Hari, Franz Kafka et même un petit caporal à la mèche brune, qui salue bras tendu... Après Anno Dracula, qui a renouvelé le thème du vampire, en voici la suite, encore plus délirante et jubilatoire.
Rome, 1959. Dracula est sur le point de se marier en grande pompe avec la princesse moldave Asa Vajda. Mais cet événement mondain exceptionnel, qui rassemblera tout le gotha vivant et mort-vivant de la Ville éternelle, n´est que la première étape d´un ambitieux projet élaboré par le comte. Orson Welles et un agent secret vampire du nom de Bond sont également de la partie, ainsi qu´un mystérieux assassin, le Bourreau Écarlate, qui trouble la dolce vita de la cité en semant les cadavres derrière lui...
« Une verve étincelante et un récit saupoudré de références littéraires et cinématographiques. Un cocktail de sang, de sensations fortes et d´humour sournois. » The Times
When her mother finds her sleeping on the ceiling, Amy Thomsett is sent to Drearcliff Grange School in Somerset. Although it looks like a regular 1920s boarding school, Amy learns that Drearcliff girls are special, the daughters of criminal masterminds, outlaw scientists and master magicians. When one of the girls in her dormitory is abducted, Amy and her friends must form a secret, superpowered society called the Moth Club to rescue her.
« Une perspective aussi nouvelle que réjouissante sur l'univers de Sherlock Holmes. Un pur régal. » HitfixImaginez les jumeaux maléfiques de Sherlock Holmes et du docteur Watson, et vous obtiendrez le redoutable duo formé par le professeur James Moriarty, serpent rusé d'une intelligence remarquable aussi cruel qu'imprévisible, et le colonel Moran, ...
In an alternate history of the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria has wed Vlad Tepes, better known as Count Dracula, leading to a reign of horror, while in Whitechapel, Silver Knife, a murderer of vampire girls, threatens the new regime.
As rich and as revealing as you care to make it." Time Out At six years old you're asked to make a choice, the first of many in a multitude of possible lives. If you make the right decision, you may live a long happy life, or be immensely powerful, or win the lottery. If you take the wrong path, you may become a murderer, die young, make every mistake possible, or make no impression on life at all. The choice is yours. And by making the choices you do, you will change forever the lives of your family, your friends, your enemies, and your lovers. You can even change the fate of the world; all you have to do is choose
An adult role-playing novel where small decisions have monumental consequences.
Witty and Sage." Library Journal. In the polluted River Thames, a monster is born. Formed of filth and grime, Derek Leech emerges from the murky depths, destined to found a global media empire. In 1978, three school friends with high aspirations Michael, Mark and Mickey are offered a deal by the mysterious magnate. If they agree, their future wealth will be ensured, but they must offer Leech a sacrifice in return, a conspiracy of lifelong pain against their absent friend, Neil. Accepting the terms, the men prosper over the next fifteen years. But as the era of excess comes to an end, the trio must pay the price for their success, and they soon discover that fame and fortune is a fate worse than death. A brand-new edition of the critically acclaimed novel, featuring five short stories by the award-winning author. Newman's sprinting intensity... puts him into the first rank of current horror novelists." Booklist Fans of Deal with the Devil' stories ought to be delighted with this novel... which brings a new twist or two to the genre." Publishers Weekly
In the tiny English village of Alder, dreams and nightmares are beginning to come true. Creatures from local legend, science fiction and the dark side of the human mind prowl the town. Paul, a young academic composing a thesis about the end of the world,
Imagine the twisted evil twins of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson and you have the dangerous duo of Professor James Moriarty - wily, snake-like, fiercely intelligent, unpredictable - and Colonel Sebastian 'Basher' Moran - violent, politically incorrect, debauched. Together they run London crime, owning police and criminals alike. Unravelling mysteries - all for their own gain. A hugely enjoyable, and fiercely clever romp from acclaimed novelist Kim Newman.
DRACULA COMES TO NEW YORK: Kim Newman returns to one of the great bestselling vampire tales of the modern era. Considered alongside I Am Legend and Interview with the Vampire as one of the stand-out vampire stories of the last century - this brand-new novel is the first in over a decade from the remarkable and influential Anno Dracula series.
It is 1888 and Queen Victoria has remarried, taking as her new consort Vlad Tepes, the Wallachian Prince infamously known as Count Dracula. Peppered with familiar characters from Victorian history and fiction, the novel tells the story of vampire Geneviève Dieudonné and Charles Beauregard of the Diogenes Club as they strive to solve the mystery of the Ripper murders. Anno Dracula is a rich and panoramic tale, combining horror, politics, mystery and romance to create a unique and compelling alternate history. Acclaimed novelist Kim Newman explores the darkest depths of a reinvented Victorian London. This brand-new edition of the bestselling novel contains unique bonus material, including a new afterword from Kim Newman, annotations, articles and alternate endings to the original novel
When Anne Nielson, an American journalist, travels to London to investigate the death of her sister Judi, she finds herself sucked into her nightmarish world of corruption and perversion, populated by dealers, pimps, sadomasochists and a vampire race that feasts on their victims' dreams. At the centre of this sickly web lurks the Games Master. Something more and something less than a man, the closer Anne draws to his domain the more she endangers herself and everyone she knows, and soon she will learn that the Games Master is not just a name, and when he plays, he plays for keeps. An updated edition of the critically acclaimed novel, featuring the short story 'Orgy of the Blood Parasites' and a brand-new afterword by Kim Newman.
LA DOLCE MORTE Rome 1959 and Count Dracula is about to marry the Moldavian Princess Asa Vajda. Journalist Kate Reed flies into the city to visit the ailing Charles Beauregard and his vampire companion Geneviève. Along with the undead British secret agent Bond, Kate is swiftly caught up in the mystery of the Crimson Executioner, who is bloodily dispatching vampire elders in the city. Also includes the brand-new novella Aquarius. Back in London, two party girls are found murdered, virtually drained of their blood. Kate Reed investigates, and finds herself face to face with an old enemy.