By James Herbert
The unmissable new action-thriller from one of many greatest names in British fiction -- the number 1 bestselling writer of The Ghosts of Sleath, Haunted, The Magic Cottage and The Rats. As thousands of readers all over the world will testify, James Herbert's skill to surprise and enthral is matchless. Now, in '48, he has exceeded his personal amazing achievements to create an electrifying new novel of natural heart-stopping motion and invention that might take readers to new degrees of terror and pleasure. In 1945, Hitler unleashes the Blood dying on Britain as his ultimate act of vengeance. Hoke, an American pilot and one in all a tiny minority with an extraordinary blood staff unaffected by way of the lethal ailment, has survived on my own one of the particles and the useless of London for 3 years. Now, in 1948, a slow-dying team of Fascist Blackshirts think their simply desire is a transfusion of blood from one in all Hoke's style. Ever extra determined as their deaths method, they're after his blood.
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Oh, and there was one other danger, but that hadn't happened for a little while, so maybe it was over. We entered the Aldwych, the gutted shell that had been St Clement Danes just visible beyond the logjam of traffic ahead. ' I ordered, checking on our pursuers as I did so. The Humber station wagon was catching up with the Bedford truck, but both were having a tougher time than the smaller Ford finding their way through the tangles behind us. The girl did as she was told, sweeping round into Kingsway, tyres bumping over tramlines.
I noticed her sweet scent first, and then her gentleness as she tried to hold me steady. Breathing hard and shaking some, I looked up into her shadowed face. Her smile was as sweet as her perfume, and kind of, well, demure too. Leastways, that's how it struck me. A line of sunlight through the window on her side shot sparkles of gold through her light brown hair. The car bumped again as it left the kerb and I was jolted against her small breasts. Just as quickly I was pitched back into the other corner.
Cissie shook her head. 'It isn't so bad. ' She pulled off her mask and stiffened when she breathed in the stale, tainted air. The snood at the back of her hair had come loose with the mask and she pulled it away entirely, shaking her head so that her locks swung free around her face. By the time Muriel joined us, Cissie had become more used to the atmosphere; or at least, had become less tense. Fortunately, beyond the circle of light from the flashlight it was too dark for her to take in very much.
48 by James Herbert