The author is proud to announce that this is her third novel to win the coveted B.R.A.G. medallion for outstanding self-published fiction.
Fast-moving, Gothic adventure, love and dark comedy combine as the rascally French émigré and ex- highwayman, Émile Dubois, and the man vampire inventor Kenrick clash in the sequel to ‘That Scoundrel Émile Dubois’.
The man vampire Kenrick and his savage man Arthur have retreated to Kenrick’s sphere outside time after a fight to the death with Émile and his right hand man, Georges . They plot to return, aided by a team of grotesquely comic monster men and a sinister widow who has her own reasons for co-operating with Kenrick, whose one passion remains reunion with his lost first wife.
When Émile’s maid, Éloise, comes on Arthur seemingly dying, she cannot resist reviving him with the sort of blood transfusion that only vampires need. Drawn into Kenrick’s household, her dreams of humanising Arthur seem futile.
Meanwhile, the birth of a son to Émile’s wife Sophie makes him determined to ensure that all is yet still in Kenrick’s house on the remote Famau Mountain in North Wales.
He and his cousin, the reckless Reynaud Ravensdale (the hero ‘Ravensdale’) – also a former highwayman – travel up from southern England to find out. On the road they meet the mysterious siren, with disastrous consequences.
Warned anonymously, Sophie and Isabella, Reynaud’s wife and former highwaywoman accomplice follow, along with Émile’s comrade-in-arms Georges.
A bloodbath seems unavoidable. Yet, the resourceful Sophie has been doing some strange experiments of her own…
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