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Nightmare Stacks (#7 Laundry Files)

Charles Stross

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ACE BOOKS
28 June 2016
Horror & ghost stories; Science fiction; Fantasy; Science Fantasy; Mythological Creatures, People & Places; Science; Detective Sci-Fi
After stumbling upon the algorithm that turned him and his fellow merchant bankers into vampires, Alex Schwartz was drafted by The Laundry, Britain's secret counter-occult agency that's humanity's first line of defense against the forces of darkness. Dependent on his new employers for his continued existence-as Alex has no stomach for predatory bloodsucking-he has little choice but to accept his new role as an operative-in-training.

Dispatched to Leeds, Alex's first assignment is to help assess the costs of renovating a 1950s Cold War bunker into The Laundry's new headquarters. Unfortunately, Leeds is Alex's hometown, and the thought of breaking the news to his parents that he's left banking for civil service, while hiding his undead condition, is causing more anxiety than learning how to live as a vampire secret agent preparing to confront multiple apocalypses.

Alex's only saving grace is Cassie Brewer, a drama student appearing in the local Goth Festival who is inexplicably attracted to him despite his awkward personality and massive amounts of sunblock.

But Cassie has secrets of her own-secrets that make Alex's night life behaviors seem positively normal...
By:   Charles Stross
Imprint:   ACE BOOKS
Dimensions:   Height: 231mm,  Width: 160mm,  Spine: 38mm
Weight:   590g
ISBN:   9780425281192
ISBN 10:   0425281191
Series:   Laundry Files
Publication Date:   28 June 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Nightmare Stacks (#7 Laundry Files)

Praise for The Nightmare Stacks Charles Stross owns this field, and his vast, cool intellect has launched yet another mad, sly entertainment that will strangle the hell out of anything else on offer right now. Warren Ellis, author of Gun Machine and Transmetropolitan Praise for Charles Stross and The Laundry Files Charles Stross is awesome and his books are awesome and his Laundry Files series in particular is a hell of a lot of fun. John Scalzi, New York Times bestselling author of The End of All Things Smart, literate, funny. #1 New York Times bestselling author Lev Grossman, Time Thumbs up for a smart and engaging novel that continues a very smart and engaging series. Highly recommended. Tor.com Praise for The Nightmare Stacks Charles Stross owns this field, and his vast, cool intellect has launched yet another mad, sly entertainment that will strangle the hell out of anything else on offer right now. Warren Ellis, author of Gun Machine and Transmetropolitan Praise for Charles Stross and The Laundry Files Charles Stross is awesome and his books are awesome and his Laundry Files series in particular is a hell of a lot of fun. John Scalzi, New York Times bestselling author of The End of All Things Smart, literate, funny. #1 New York Times bestselling author Lev Grossman, Time Thumbs up for a smart and engaging novel that continues a very smart and engaging series. Highly recommended. Tor.com Praise for Charles Stross and The Laundry Files Charles Stross is awesome and his books are awesome and his Laundry Files series in particular is a hell of a lot of fun. John Scalzi, New York Times bestselling author of The End of All Things Smart, literate, funny. #1 New York Times bestselling author Lev Grossman, Time Thumbs up for a smart and engaging novel that continues a very smart and engaging series. Highly recommended. Tor.com


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