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Sir Richard Francis Burton explorer linguist scholar and swordsman his reputation tarnished his career in tatters his former partner missing and probably dead .

Algernon Charles Swinburne unsuccessful poet and follower of de Sade for whom pain is pleasure and brandy is ruin .

They stand at a crossroads in their lives and are caught in the epicenter of an empire torn by conflicting forces Engineers transform the landscape with bigger faster noisier and dirtier technological wonders Eugenicists develop specialist animals to provide unpaid labor Libertines oppose repressive laws and demand a society based on beauty and creativity while the Rakes push the boundaries of human behavior to the limits with magic drugs and anarchy The two men are sucked into the perilous depths of this moral and ethical vacuum when Lord Palmerston commissions Burton to investigate assaults on young women committed by a weird apparition known as Spring Heeled Jack and to find out why werewolves are terrorizing London s East End .

Their investigations lead them to one of the defining events of the age and the terrifying possibility that the world they inhabit shouldn t exist at all by Mark Hodder

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The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne, #1)
Title:The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne, #1)
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ISBN:1906727201
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Number of Pages:511
Category:Steampunk, Fantasy, Science fiction, Fiction, Historical fiction, Alternate history
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London br br Sir Richard Francis Burton explorer linguist scholar and swordsman his reputation tarnished his career in tatters his former partner missing and probably dead br br Algernon Charles Swinburne unsuccessful poet and follower of de Sade for whom pain is pleasure and brandy is ruin br br They stand at a crossroads in their lives and are caught in the epicenter of an empire torn by conflicting forces Engineers transform the landscape with bigger faster noisier and dirtier technological wonders Eugenicists develop specialist animals to provide unpaid labor Libertines oppose repressive laws and demand a society based on beauty and creativity while the Rakes push the boundaries of human behavior to the limits with magic drugs and anarchy The two men are sucked into the perilous depths of this moral and ethical vacuum when Lord Palmerston commissions Burton to investigate assaults on young women committed by a weird apparition known as Spring Heeled Jack and to find out why werewolves are terrorizing London s East End br br Their investigations lead them to one of the defining events of the age and the terrifying possibility that the world they inhabit shouldn t exist at all, In the years before the incomparable Sherlock Holmes drove away the competition and despite his arrogant claim to be the first of his kind Baker Street was filled with consulting detectives Among the investigators who worked out of that famous thoroughfare none experienced such a capricious career as Mr Macallister Fogg br br To judge Fogg against Holmes would be entirely unreasonable for the two men couldn t be more different in character Where Holmes was driven and precise Fogg was a feckless dabbler concerned more with his mechanical inventions and chemical experiments than with the solving of his clients problems Undoubtedly had he not taken on Mrs Emma Boswell as his secretary he d have quickly gone out of business and there d be no record of his eccentricities or the remarkable threats he encountered and somehow nullified It is fair to say that Fogg on more than one occasion saved not just his clients but the Earth itself and certainly could not have done so without the long suffering Mrs Boswell at his side br br In the second of their recorded adventures Fogg and Boswell confront an ages old vampire and Fogg finds a unique way of putting the ancient threat to rest, It is but not the one it should be Time has veered wildly off course and now the first moves are being made that will lead to a devastating world war and the fall of the British Empire Caught in a tangled web of cause effect and inevitability little does Burton realize that the stakes are far higher than even he suspects A final confrontation comes in the mist shrouded Mountains of the Moon in war torn Africa of and in Green Park London where in the year Burton must face the man responsible for altering time Spring Heeled Jack br br Burton and Swinburne s third adventure is filled with eccentric steam driven technology grotesque characters and bizarre events completing the three volume story arc begun in i The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack i and i The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man i, Burton amp Swinburne return in a new series br br The Beast is coming History will be remade br br Since the assassination of Queen Victoria in a cabal of prominent men including King George V HRH Prince Albert Benjamin Disraeli and Isambard Kingdom Brunel has received guidance from the Afterlife The spirit of a dead mystic Abdu El Yezdi has helped them to steer the empire into a period of unprecedented peace and creativity But on the eve of a groundbreaking alliance with the newly formed Greater German Confederation scientists surgeons and engineers are being abducted including Brunel br br The government in search of answers turns to the Afterlife only to find that Abdu El Yezdi is now refusing to speak with the living Enter the newly knighted Sir Richard Francis Burton fresh from his discovery of the source of the Nile Appointed the king s agent he must trace the missing luminaries and solve the mystery of Abdu El Yezdi s silence But the Beast has been summoned br br How can the famous explorer fulfill his mission when his friends and loved ones are being picked off one by one by what appears to be a supernatural entity by perhaps Abdu El Yezdi himself