The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray
The Alienest meets Dracula in this gripping, gothic-horror thriller from young UK phenom Chris Wooding.
Thaniel, just seventeen, is a wych-hunter. Together, he and Cathaline - his friend and mentor - track down the fearful creatures that lurk in the Old Quarter of London. It is on one of these hunts that he first encounters Alaizabel Cray. Alaizabel is half-crazed, lovely, and possessed. Whatever dreadful entity has entered her soul has turned her into a strange and unearthly magnet - attracting evil and drawing horrors from ever dark corneer. Cathaline and Thaniel must discover its cause - and defend humanity at all costs.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DanielAlgara - LibraryThing
No attention to prose. This garbage reads like a first draft. One that should have been tossed. Maybe it's an airplane read for the fans of steampunk (oh, thank God that's going the way of the purple ... Read full review
Review: The Haunting of Alaizabel CrayUser Review - Rebecca - Goodreads
The book is set in the mythical London of the Industrial Revolution with wych-kin, which are basically the legends of years and years made real. There are candle-jacks and ghouls prowling the ... Read full review