When a series of vampire deaths in the Fae world is linked to dark wonderworking in the human world, it’s clear that a serial killer of the very worst kind is on the loose. With only a group of rehabilitated bloodsucking zealots and a uniquely fragrant bookshop as clues to the mystery, DOF agents Matt Danmor and Kylah Porter need all the help they can get to root out an evil bent on having a foot (or is that a fang?) in both camps. Murder, garlic, and a generous helping of gore make up the ingredients of Grume: the latest bloodstained file from the Hipposync Archives.
Once a successful doctor of medicine, DC Farmer now works two days a week for the NHS and, thanks to the wonders of Krudian physics, the other nine days a week for Hipposync Enterprises, as a scribe.
Hipposync was established in the early fourteenth century as a purveyor and publisher of rare books, the sort of stuff you are not able to get elsewhere and which contains information as varied as how to guard your castle against the Hordes of Maltasub using Harpie blood and tar, and how to change a beetle into a useful toothpick.
Of course, you will have gathered from all of this that Hipposync is, in fact, just a cover. What lurks beneath that thin veneer of respectability (yeah, right) is much, much more ... (more)