The Drop of the Blade (Paperback)

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London, 1888.

The world is now obsessed with serial killers. But for a certain young woman, the assassination attempts against her have become the focus.

Whether her nightmares reach for her during sleeping hours or in broad daylight, The Demonhuntress must now relive the duality of being both prey and stalker in the midst of this unreality.

And the authorities will give no support to a woman, a foreigner, an outsider.

After crossing swords with Jack the Ripper in the last episode, Faustina in turn finds herself at the centre of a new conspiracy. But who is plotting to destroy her entire family? And what legacy has unchained this savage machination?

Revisit Victorian London as more of the universe of The Demonhuntress is revealed in a whirlwind.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781778180156
ISBN-10: 1778180159
Publisher: Patria Nostra Publications
Publication Date: November 4th, 2022
Pages: 92
Language: English

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