After stumbling upon the algorithm that turned him and his fellow merchant bankers into vampires, Alex Schwartz was drafted by the Laundry, Britainâs secret counter-occult agency thatâs humanityâs first line of defense against the forces of darkness. Dependent on his new employers for his continued existenceâas Alex has no stomach for predatory blood-suckingâhe has little choice but to accept his new role as an operative-in-training.
For his first assignment, Alex is dispatched to Leeds to help assess the costs of renovating a 1950s Cold War bunker for use as the Laundryâs new headquarters. Unfortunately, Leeds is Alexâs hometown, and the thought of breaking the news to his parents that heâs left banking for the Civil Service, while hiding his undead condition, is causing him more anxiety than learning how to live as a vampire secret agent preparing to confront multiple apocalypses.
Alexâs only saving grace is Cassie Brewer, a drama student appearing in the local goth festival who is inexplicably attracted to him despite his awkward personality and massive amounts of sunblock.
But Cassie has secrets of her ownâsecrets that make Alexâs nightlife behaviors seem positively normal...
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