Frightful signs in the heavens and on earth…
In the night sky a strange new comet burns, while in the midst of Vatican City an ancient Bay tree, having blossomed faithfully for the last five hundred years, begins to lose its silvered leaves. Meanwhile, in the Big Apple, frightful whispers in the streets, a murder of crows… ominous signs as a new ‘fear’ begins to spread, of strange men and even stranger forces on the prowl-
Over four hundred years ago history was forever changed by a single event, the disappearance of a king and his heir. On November 17th, just weeks shy of Christmas, history would be changed again, this time by a thirteen year old kid living on the streets of New York, desperate to find his father and right a five hundred year old wrong.
‘A Gathering Darkness’ is the exciting first book in the Valerian Series, a contemporary urban fantasy where 16th and 21st centuries collide. What comes after will change everything!