Laundry Files nr. 5: Rhesus Chart, The (Stross, Charles)

Traders employed by a merchant bank in London are showing signs of infection—unusual symptoms such as super-strength, an extreme allergic reaction to sunlight, and an unquenchable thirst for blood. While agents of the anti-occult organization known as the Laundry are tangled up in bureaucratic red tape (and Buffy reruns), debating how to stop the rash of vampirism, it falls to Bob Howard to uncover a blood-curdling conspiracy between men and monsters…

Udgivet af Ace Books 

Charles Stross
Charles David George "Charlie" Stross (born 18 October 1964) is a writer based in Edinburgh, Scotland. His works range from science fiction and Lovecraftian horror to fantasy. Stross was born in Leeds. In the 1970s and 1980s, Stross published some role-playing game articles for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in the White Dwarf magazine. Some of his creatures, such as the death knight, githyanki (borrowed from George R. R. Martin's book, Dying of the Light), githzerai, and slaad (a chaotic race notable for their rigid caste system) were later published in the Fiend Folio monster compendium. His first published short story, "The Boys", appeared in Interzone in 1987. His first novel, Singularity Sky was published by Ace Books in 2003 and was nominated for the Hugo Award. In addition to working as a writer of fiction he has worked as a technical author, freelance journalist, programmer, and pharmacist at different times. He holds degrees in Pharmacy and Computer Science. Rogue Farm, an animated film based on his 2003 short story of the same title, debuted in August 2004.

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