A stunning tale of occultism and magic across the ages.
Destined to die.
Saved by Fate.
1585. When Edward Kelley and his master, Dr John Dee, discover a dark secret at the heart of the Countess Elizabeth Bathory’s illness, they fear the cure will prove more terrifying than death...
2013. When Jackdaw Hammond learns of a young woman found dead on a train, her body covered in arcane symbols, she must finish what Kelley and Dee started, or die trying...
“[The Secrets of Life and Death] is a fine addition to the urban fantasy genre and marks Alexander as an author to watch”
The Independent on Sunday
“an enjoyable read ... Plenty of tension and some chilling moments kept me going until the very end”
“reminiscent of the masterly Stephen Lloyd Jones”