Forget Jack the Ripper—it's the curiously pale aristocratic types you need to beware of in this supernatural Gothic nightmare. Charlotte Norbury travels from her family's dilapidated estate to the back rooms of Victorian London society to find her brother, who's mysteriously vanished. Owen's stylishly sinister world of betrayal and Lovecraftian monsters will have you sleeping with the lights on.
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