In a postapocalyptic novel set a thousand years in the past, the Buccmaster, a proud landowner bearing witness to the end of his world after the Norman invasion of 1066, and band of like-minded men embark on a dangerous mission of revenge on the invaders across the scorched English landscape.
While trying to discover why England's magical stocks are drying up, Zacharias Wythe, freed slave and Sorcerer Royal of the Unnatural Philosophers, meets an unusual woman whose power could alter the nature of sorcery in all of Britain.
Living in virtual isolation years after the revelation of a painful family secret, Constance Kopp is terrorized by a belligerent silk factory owner and fights back in ways outside the norm for early 20century women.
Abandoned by her lover after a quarrel, Dougless Montgomery is stranded in rural England, but with the sudden appearance of Nicholas Stafford, Earl of Thornwyck — who died centuries ago — a passionate affair begins.
The beating death of a once-respected Egyptian landowner-turned-servant in a luxury club subjects his widow and sons to poverty and turbulent politics that force the club's oppressed employees to make a life-risking choice.
To stop the French from getting their hands on Queen Maria of Portugal, who was spirited away by a group of loyalists, Jane Wooliston, the Pink Carnation, must team up with a rogue agent named Moonflower, who is brilliant — and insubordinate.