1869.Three secret agencies are alerted to discoveries in Colchester,England and Kensington, Minnesota, of pieces of a holy gold relic that is alleged to have amazing powers. Queen Victoria instructs her Secret Field Police to capture the gold before The True Knights of the Golden Circle in America and Al Kimiya from Persia. Whoever finds the gold of the Magi first, can change the world.
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's Victorian novels, and freely available to read online, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.
Murky Victorian London. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Blaylock has done her best to fill her absconding mother’s shoes, but her father is lazy and feckless, and her little sister is riddled with tuberculosis. When Lizzie has a fit at school, for which she is expelled, she and those around her slowly begin to realize that she may have special powers…powers to communicate with the dead.