The Ultimate Gothic Horror Steampunk novel by Wayne Reinagel, writer/illustrator of the critically acclaimed Pulp Heroes novels and creator of the Infinite Horizons universe. Modern Marvels - Viktoriana. (Be warned - These vampires don't sparkle!!) A secret fellowship of nine incredibly unique individuals. Trapped in a deadly battle between an ancient evil and the vampire nations. Mankind's last hope. Featuring an all-star gallery of the world's greatest Viktorian era heroes, including: Henry Rider Haggard (author of Allan Quatermain & King Solomon's Mines) as the Warrior, Arthur Conan Doyle (author of Sherlock Holmes & Professor Challenger) as the Doctor, Jules Verne (the Father of Science Fiction & author of the Voyages Extraordinaires series) as the Merovingian, Herbert George Wells (author of The Time Machine & War of the Worlds) as the Scientist, Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus) as the Oracle, Harry Houdini (the Handcuff King) as the Mage, Bram Stoker (author of Dracula & The Lair of the White Worm) as the Juggernaut, Nikola Tesla (the Master of Electricity) as the Inventor, Edgar Allen Poe (author of The Raven & The Pit and the Pendulum) as the Raven, and Mark Twain (author of Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn) as Himself. Also starring: Countess Elizabeth Báthory aka The Blood Countess, Varney the Vampire, progenitor of the undead species, & Aleister Crowley, The Great Beast. And Special Guest Star: Count Vlad Dracula, the Prince of Darkness & Lord of the Vampires. Paranormal investigators and adventurers. Archaeologists of history. Vampire slayers!!