This Charming Man

This Charming Man: (The Stranger Times 2)

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 12/01/2023
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Vampires do not exist. Everyone knows this. So it's particularly annoying when they start popping up around Manchester. Nobody is pleased about it. Not the Founders, the secret organisation for whom vampires were invented as an allegory, nor the Folk, the magical people hidden in plain sight who only want a quiet life. And definitely not the people of Manchester, because there is nothing more irksome than being murdered by an allegory run amok. Somebody needs to sort this out fast before all Hell really breaks loose - step forward the staff of The Stranger Times. It's not like they don't have enough to be dealing with. Assistant Editor Hannah has come back from getting messily divorced to discover that someone is trying to kidnap a member of their staff and while editor Vincent Banecroft would be delighted to see the back of any of his team, he doesn't like people touching his stuff - it's the principle of the thing. Throw in a precarious plumbing situation, gambling debts, an entirely new way of swearing, and a certain detective inspector with what could be kindly referred to as 'a lot of baggage' and it all adds up to another hectic week in the life of the newspaper committed to reporting the truth that nobody else will touch. This Charming Man is the second book in the critically acclaimed The Stranger Times series.

  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780552177351
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Weight: 357g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 31 mm

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This Charming Man
This Charming Man by C.K. McDonnell
Recently I reviewed the wonderful The Stranger Times on damppebbles and, whilst writing that review, I remember how excited I was to get my hands on a copy... READ MORE
This Charming Man
More supernatural adventures at "The Stranger Times" - very good light read.
Hannah and her colleagues at "the Stranger Times" become involved in an adventure, having to deal with another set of supernatural forces causing havoc. Al... READ MORE
This Charming Man
A particularly amusing story
I was really entertained by how amusing this story was as well as being a fantastic plot. I have probably read hundreds of books featuring vampires at thi... READ MORE
This Charming Man
You need to read this series!
This Charming Man continues the adventures of The Stranger Times staff, and leads on from the massive cliffhanger at the end of the first book where we fin... READ MORE
Heather @justgeekingby
This Charming Man
SO funny, I think that was probably better than the first book for me
This follows on from the first book in this series - and do read that first - The Stranger Times. Vampires don't exist and even the Founders and the Folk k... READ MORE