The Devil in Amber (Lucifer Box, Book 2)

The Devil in Amber (Lucifer Box, Book 2)

Mark Gatiss


The remarkable Lucifer field returns for an additional around of lively, pun-heavy sleuthing during this devilishly decadent sequel to the acclaimed The Vesuvius Club.

Lucifer field — portraitist, dandy and extraordinarily strong undercover agent — is feeling his age. He's additionally greater than a bit apprehensive approximately an bold more youthful agent, Percy Flarge, who's snapping at his heels. Assigned to watch the actions of fascist chief Olympus Mons and his fanatical fans, or "Amber Shirts," in F.A.U.S.T. — The Fascist Anglo-United States Trinity (an acronym so tortuous it might in basic terms be sinister) — in snowbound Twenties big apple, field reveals himself framed for a vicious, mysterious murder.

Using all of his local crafty, field escapes aboard a vessel certain for England armed with just a Broadway midget's suitcase and a string of unanswered questions: What lies hidden within the bleak Norfolk convent of St. Bede? what's "the lamb" that Olympus Mons searches for in his bid for international domination? And what has all this to do with a medieval prayer meant to summon the satan himself?

From the glittering sophistication of paintings Deco ny to the eerie Norfolk coast and the snowcapped peaks of Switzerland, The satan in Amber takes us on an exhilarating, scrumptious experience that pits Lucifer field opposed to the main deadly adversary of his occupation: the Prince of Darkness himself.

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