The Shadow of Water

· The London Charismatics Book 2 · Vaughan Woods Publishing
2 reviews

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A dangerous prophecy threatens Edwardian London... and it begins with a murder.

Lily Albright can see the future, and it looks like hell. 

In an England on the brink of war, Lily is plagued by psychic visions of the cataclysmic destruction of London. An ancient prophecy is coming to fruition, and it starts with the gruesome discovery of a corpse in the sewers.

To save her city, Lily must untangle a web of conspiracy and violence. She'll need the help of all of her fellow Charismatics—the men and women who know "the impossible things". That includes the enigmatic Lord Strangford, whose ability to see into the darkest corners of Lily's soul threatens to tear their relationship apart. 

From the gutters of the Limehouse to the champagne-soaked ballrooms of St. John's Wood, Lily races to expose a plot that could bring the British empire to its knees. But changing fate and preventing an apocalypse will put Lily's charismatic powers to the ultimate test.

Jacquelyn Benson continues The London Charismatics with another supernatural historical fantasy full of gothic mystery and occult powers. Pick up The Shadow of Water and return to the arcane streets of Edwardian England.

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2 reviews
Christina Piercey
November 15, 2022
I absolutely love this series! Well written, enagaing, just awesome! Well worth the read especially if you like historical mysteries like I do 😊
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Michelle Robinson
April 16, 2021
Beautifully written and brilliantly paced with a compelling story and characters. Can't wait until the next installment.
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About the author

Jacquelyn Benson writes smart historical fantasy where strong women confront the stranger things that occupy the borders of our world. She once lived in a museum, wrote a master's thesis on the cultural anthropology of paranormal investigation, and received a gold medal for being clever. She owes a great deal to her elementary school librarian for sagely choosing to acquire the entire Time-Life Mysteries of the Unknown Series.Her debut novel, The Smoke Hunter, was nominated for Best Historical Fiction by RT Times. When not writing, she enjoys the company of a tall, dark, and handsome English teacher and practices unintentional magic.

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