Orbit acquires God Save the Queen, urban fantasy series

Little, Brown imprint Orbit has acquired an urban fantasy trilogy by Kate Locke, a pseudonym for Kathryn Smith, about an alternative world where Queen Victoria is an immortal vampire ‘ and still on the throne to this day. Orbit UK and Orbit US will publish the series internationally, with the first book scheduled for release in July 2012.

‘Set in the modern day, God Save the Queen features a Victorian age that never ended. In this alternative world, an immortal vampire monarchy has ruled for the past 170 years. It’s a place where the horse-drawn carriages, ball gowns and corsets of the vampire aristocracy are juxtaposed with the modern fashions and technologies of the humans living alongside them.’

Little, Brown imprint Orbit has acquired an urban fantasy trilogy by Kate Locke, a pseudonym for Kathryn Smith, about an alternative world where Queen Victoria is an immortal vampire ‘ and still on the throne to this day. Orbit UK and Orbit US will publish the series internationally, with the first book scheduled for release in July 2012.

‘Set in the modern day, God Save the Queen features a Victorian age that never ended. In this alternative world, an immortal vampire monarchy has ruled for the past 170 years. It’s a place where the horse-drawn carriages, ball gowns and corsets of the vampire aristocracy are juxtaposed with the modern fashions and technologies of the humans living alongside them.’