As a newly appointed junior manager within the
Laundry—the clandestine organization responsible for protecting Britain against
supernatural threats—Bob Howard is expected to show some initiative to help the
agency battle the forces of darkness. But shining a light on things best left
in the shadows is the last thing Bob wants to do—especially when those shadows
hide an occult parasite spreading a deadly virus.
Traders employed by a merchant bank in London are
showing signs of infection—an array of unusual symptoms such as super strength
and speed, an uncanny talent for mind control, an extreme allergic reaction to
sunlight, and an unquenchable thirst for blood. While his department is tangled
up in bureaucratic red tape (and Buffy reruns), debating how to stop the rash
of vampirism, Bob digs deeper into the bank’s history—only to uncover a
bloodcurdling conspiracy between men and monsters. Download and start listening now!