Darkness on His Bones
by Barbara Hambly

Simon. Something frightful has happened to Jamie. Please come . . .

When James Asher is found unconscious in the cemetery of the Church of St. Clare Pieds-Nus with multiple puncture-wounds in his throat and arms, his wife, Lydia, knows of only one person to call: the vampire Don Simon Ysidro. Old friend and old adversary, he is the only one who can help Lydia protect her unconscious, fevered husband from the vampires of Paris.

Why James has been attacked – and why he was called to Paris in the first place – Lydia has no idea. But she knows that she must find out, and quickly. For with James wavering between life and death, and war descending on the world, their slim chance of saving themselves from the vampires grows slimmer with each passing day . . .


Hambly continues to mix vampire fiction and historical mystery in a way that will delight her fans


Hambly’s clever, driven characters are creatures of action, and will satisfy those who enjoy a well-articulated, heart-pounding mystery”

Publishers Weekly Starred Review of Kindred of Darkness

Hambly imbues this historical horror novel with plenty of thrills and authentic historical details for a satisfying entry in the series

Library Journal on b>Kindred of Darkness

Another fine entry in this always-entertaining series

Booklist on Kindred of Darkness

Barbara Hambly

Barbara Hambly, though a native of Southern California, lived in New Orleans for many years while married to the late science fiction writer George Alec Effinger. Hambly holds a degree in medieval history from the University of California and has written novels in numerous genres.

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Darkness on His Bones by Barbara Hambly is available in the following formats

Hardback - Large Print978072789401428th February 2016144 X 223mm384£23.99
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