In 1899, Genevieve Dieudonne is working as a doctor on a ship of vampire refugees from Dracula's Britain, as Christina Light, a vampire who can literally turn into light, persuades the Emperor to cede a section of Tokyo to her as the Vampire Bund, a Shanghai-like international settlement of the undead and her own power base.
New Year's Eve 1999 in the Vampire Bund in Tokyo, and Christina is on the cusp of completing her 100-year plan to become an ascendant power in the world. Only vampire samurai Nezumi stands in her way....
In this the fifth gripping story in the acclaimed alternative history vampire series, Newman takes his story to turn-of-the-century Japan and a world of cyberpunk, kaiju and yakuza.
©2017 Kim Newman (P)2017 Audible, Ltd