A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
In the ancient shire town of Summerwell, trade in occult goods is brisk. Why are its children so afraid of the dark?
Something has been awakened in their midst. A great crime from long ago. And a lonely child.
The town's sleepy face belies its buried powers.
For thousands of years, the site of a terrible cycle of death and rebirth.
It is time to apply the old remedies. An eye for an eye...