The Darkwood Mysteries: The Luminous Marks by Steve Merrifield
Approx. 7,330 words.
Published on March 28, 2013.
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Luminous Marks: Glowing marks are left at the sites of petty thefts. What are they for? Darkwood and Hobbs search out the meaning of the marks in London's fog shrouded night.