The White City
by Elizabeth Bear
Review by Mario Guslandi
Subterranean Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9781596063235
Date: 31 December 2010 List Price $25.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
An undead detective, Sebastian de Ulloa, a “forensic” sorceress, Lady Abigail Irene ,and a writer ,Phoebe Smith , form a team aimed to solve the mystery behind a series of murders taking place in Moscow between 1897 and 1903. From official release/information:
Product Description: For centuries, the White City has graced the banks of the Moskva River. But in the early years of a twentieth century not quite analogous to our own, a creature even more ancient than Moscow's fortress heart has entered its medieval walls.