By Christopher Golden, Amber Benson
Even loss of life couldn't cease Britain’s maximum defenders.
In 1838, William and Tamara rapid inherit a startling legacy from their loss of life grandfather, reworking them into the Protectors of Albion, mystical defenders of the soul of britain. however the surprised, neophyte sorcerers additionally inherit distinct allies of their conflict opposed to the darkish forces. scuffling with along them are the famous–even infamous–Ghosts of Albion: Lord Byron, Queen Bodicea, and Lord Admiral Nelson.
When unusual and hideous creatures look within the slums of London, an unholy plague threatens to release an epic conflict that can rage the entire option to Buckingham Palace . . . and past. Time is working out as William and Tamara needs to research no matter if their pals will stand beside them, or seduce and betray them.
From Amber Benson, recognized for her dramatic portrayal of Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Christopher Golden, Bram Stoker Award—winning writer of The Shadow Saga and Wildwood street, comes a vengeful story of demons, vampires, and ghosts set in nineteenth-century London. in response to the damage BBC internet sequence that took England via hurricane, Ghosts of Albion is a horror event laced with darkish humor and darker lusts.
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Martin; 599 for Dutch St. Martin) plus the on-island nine-digit number, which means dialing 590 twice. When calling the islands from Great Britain, dial 00 to get international service, then the area code plus the on-island nine-digit number, which means you will dial 590 twice. ) The number for directory assistance on Dutch St. Martin is 542-2211; on French St. Martin and St. Barts it is 1012. Travel Information Public phone booths don’t accept coins. Use a Télécarte, which looks like a credit card, to make local and international calls when you’re in French territory.
The tradition of electing a king to reign over Carnival began in ancient Rome and Greece, where the week before the holy season of Lent was spent eating, drinking, and making merry. All societal rules were abandoned, and people, whether slaves or masters, disguised themselves with masks and marched through the streets in immodest clothes, sang raunchy songs, and defied laws. The King of Carnival mocked authority by suspending all rules and commanding everyone to enjoy themselves. Today, the king is the winner of a music competition held to select Carnival’s official “road song,” or theme song.
If you do pay for goods or services with cash in US dollars, expect change in local currency, and assume the exchange rate will not be in your favor. Also, before you make a purchase, be sure you know which currency prices are quoted in. At publication, one euro was equal to $1. 20, and a Netherlands Antilles florin was worth about 55¢. The prices given in this book are in US dollars. com. n ATMs & Banks ATMs are located outside the arrival terminal at Princess Juliana Airport on St. Martin, at the cruise-ship dock and Bobby’s Marina in Philipsburg, and at most banks in Philipsburg, Marigot, and Grand Case.