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Publisher's Summary

Alex Schwartz had a great job and a promising future - until he caught an unfortunate bout of vampirism and agreed (on pain of death) to join the Laundry, Britain's only counter-occult secret intelligence agency. His first assignment is in Leeds - his old hometown. But the thought of telling his parents he's lost his job, let alone their discovering his 'condition', is causing Alex almost as much anxiety as his new lifestyle of supernatural espionage. His only saving grace is Cassie Brewer, a student from the local Goth Festival who flirts with him despite his fear of sunlight (and girls). But Cassie has secrets of her own - secrets that make Alex's nightlife seem positively normal.
©2016 Charles Stross (P)2017 Little Brown Book Group
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4 out of 5 stars
By Michael Cahoon on 02-27-18

More of the same

I accidentally read the last couple of laundry books out of order, but my comprehension was

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5 out of 5 stars
By Steve on 03-18-18

Another good listen

I'm a great Laundry File fan and have all the audio books. This is another brilliant story but I thought it finished to abruptly.

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4 out of 5 stars
By R. ODELL on 02-22-18

Awesome story and performance once again

Loved the continuation of a great story series, great ideas in story direction.

However, I did find the main character switch a little hard to appreciate and would have preferred a more balanced approach.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Grantley on 01-03-18

Beyond better

Does Stross do no evil? This guy is insane.... I can't devour these books quick enough!

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