By Mercedes Lackey
Christmas is a really specified time of year. it truly is designated for Psychic Nan Killian and Medium Sarah Lyon-White and their ward Suki, who're decided to rejoice it properly. it really is targeted for his or her associates, health practitioner John Watson, and his spouse Mary, either Elemental Masters, who've came across nice get pleasure from the season seeing it via younger Suki’s eyes.
it's also distinctive to others...for very varied reasons.
For Christmas Eve is additionally hallowed to darkish forces, powers older than mankind, powers that come conscious in this, the Longest Night. Powers top left alone. Powers that can shake the principles of London and beyond.
It starts slowly. girls disappearing at midnight of evening, girls in simple terms ignored by way of these in their personal kind. The whispers in simple terms commence after they begin to reappear—because once they do, they're not sane. And whilst Nan and Sarah and the Watsons are referred to as directly to research those sufferers, they detect that it was once no traditional horror of the streets that drove them mad.
yet then, the shadows succeed in for different victims—girls of fine, even exalted households, who vanish from concert events, lectures, and night balls. and it'll take the mixed forces of Magic, Psychic Powers, and the worlds maximum detective to forestall the darkness ahead of it may well triumph over all.
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A Scandal in Battersea (Elemental Masters) by Mercedes Lackey