Demons, vampires and elementals swarm through Britain--held in check only by the faculty and students of St. Van Helsing University. In this short story, author Vanessa Knipe tells of the run-in between one young student and the forces of evil.
Young widow Sally Cartwright is ready to get back into dating and the on-line dating service finds a lot of interested men. What Sally doesn't realize is that her ad is an open invitation to every werewolf, vampire, witch and nature elemental in England. Ex-boyfriend Mike Ryder wants to help, but he's bound by the rules. Unless the dark forces break the rules, he can legally do nothing.
England may look like a peaceful island, but it swarms with ancient forces: old gods hungry for a touch of worship; mysterious spectres that can grant wishes, pre-historic cultural memories that can raise hungry spirits; and then there's the mysterious haunted washing machine unhappy with the new detergents. The Church of England's militant arm confronts evils and angry washers.