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The Apocalypse Codex (Laundry Files Novel #4)


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Bob Howard may be humanity’s last hope.

Start praying…

For outstanding heroism in the field (despite himself), computational demonologist Bob Howard is on the fast track for promotion to management within the Laundry, the supersecret British government agency tasked with defending the realm from occult threats. Assigned to External Assets, Bob discovers the company (unofficially) employs freelance agents to deal with sensitive situations that may embarrass Queen and Country.

So when Ray Schiller — an American televangelist with the uncanny ability to miraculously heal the ill — becomes uncomfortably close to the Prime Minister, External Assets dispatches the brilliant, beautiful, and entirely unpredictable Persephone Hazard to infiltrate the Golden Promise Ministries and discover why the preacher is so interested in British politics. And its Bob's job to make sure Persephone doesn't cause an international incident.

But it's a supernatural incident that Bob needs to worry about — a global threat even the Laundry may be unable to clean up…

About the Author

Charles Stross, born in 1964, is a full-time science fiction writer and resident of Edinburgh, Scotland. The author of six Hugo-nominated novels and winner of the 2005 Hugo Award for best novella (“The Concrete Jungle”), Stross has had his work translated into more than twelve languages. He has worked as a pharmacist, software developer, and tech-industry journalist.

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Ace Books
Fantasy - General
Stross, Charles
Science / Adventure
Fantasy - Contemporary
Mystery & Detective - General
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Contemporary
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A Laundry Files Novel
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6.83 x 4.4 x 0.9 in 0.34 lb
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