Hellboy has his hands full. While the supernatural is on a rampage in London, a series of brutal "Torso Murders" turns up at various sites around the city. All of the corpses are headless, limbless, and drained of their blood. Called in to investigate the killings, B.P.R.D. agents Abe Sapien and Liz Sherman discover a wellspring of black magic under the London streets. They also find a sack of heads. Hellboy descends into the dark underworld of London, encountering demons who prophesy the coming of plague and the opening of an eye to the otherworld, bringing forth death and destruction upon the land.
Mark Morris (born 1963) is an author most well known for his series of horror novels, although he has also written novels based on the BBC Television series Doctor Who. He currently lives in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, with his wife (the artist Nel Whatmore) and their children, David and Polly. He has used the pseudonym J. M. Morris for the novel Fiddleback.