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Note: If you have not read The Beast of London and Fortress of Blood, do not continue on with this review. There will be spoilers!
My Thoughts on Shadows of Night by L.D. Goffigan
This was such a fun little read! There were two stories included here, which give us a little more insight into the series. One focused on Lucy while the other was from Gabriel’s perspective.
A Night in Whitechapel
Poor Lucy! She runs off to visit her cousin Isabelle after having a row with her husband, Arthur. While in a sketchy part of town she runs into a vampire… and since we’ve all read books one and two, we know how this turns out.
A Night in Budapest
In this story we follow Gabriel as he travels to Budapest. Once there, he runs into Matyas, who really doesn’t like hybrids. Just in the nick of time, Radu Draculesti intervenes and brings Gabriel back to his home. Once there, Gabriel learns of attacks on humans that have been increasing in frequency. Worried about his sister, Mina, he returns to London.
My Final Thoughts on Shadows of Night
While I enjoyed reading these two very short stories, I do wish they were a lot longer so they could have added more depth to the series. I especially wanted more from Gabriel’s perspective! I’ve definitely got my fingers crossed for more short stories from this author!