By Jonathan Green
-Red in the teeth and claw!- The Whitby Mermaid has been stolen from Cruickshank's cupboard of Curiosities and consulting detective Gabriel Wraith is at the case. And he isn't the single one, for anyplace there's a secret to be solved, Ulysses Quicksilver isn't distant. What does the robbery of the mermaid need to do with the mysterious condo of Monkeys? And what of the enigmatic felony referred to as the Magpie? Ulysses embarks upon an experience that takes him to Whitby the place the mermaid used to be supposedly stuck. yet there are worse issues looking ahead to him there than mermaids. The moors of Ghestdale are haunted via the savage Barghest beast, whereas within the deserted mines underneath the Umbridge property, abominations lurk within the darkness. And Ulysses Quicksilver is ready to find that the worst horrors are these spawned through Man's personal egocentric nature.Pax Britannia is a thrilling new technology Fiction sequence, set on an alternate Earth the place the British Empire nonetheless reigns and steam know-how ideas.
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On the one hand he was seen to be listening to the general populace's concerns, and thereby helping to avert any further terrorist activity from groups like the Darwinian Dawn, whilst, on the other hand, doing as much as he could to distance himself from his traitorous predecessor. Much was being made of Prime Minister Valentine's efforts to make a stand on climate change and industrial pollution here at home, in the capital to be precise. Early next year would see the launch of the Jupiter Station, which the popular press had already dubbed the Weather Machine.
And what of the enigmatic criminal known as the Magpie? Ulysses embarks upon an adventure that takes him to Whitby where the mermaid was supposedly caught. But there are worse things awaiting him there than mermaids. The moors of Ghestdale are haunted by the savage Barghest beast, while in the abandoned mines beneath the Umbridge estate, abominations lurk in the darkness. And Ulysses Quicksilver is about to discover that the worst horrors are those spawned by Man’s own selfish nature. About the Author Jonathan Green is a freelance writer.
Reverend Creed turned his attention towards the town. Lights were coming on in windows on the other side of the Esk as well as in the nearer buildings that clustered together on the slopes beneath the church in the parish of St Mary's. Whitby was waking up. But while some were only just beginning their day, others - like the Reverend - had been up for hours already. Creed was momentarily distracted by a bobbing shape out beyond the coast, riding the rolling waves like a skittish colt. It was a fishing boat, clinker built, nets slipping from its sides.