Month: July 2022

To Superintendent Wynford, of Nocturnal Branch —

At the turn of the century, the Nocturnal Branch of the Metropolitan Police was responsible for protection against ‘troubles unseemly and occult.’ After the fallout from the Ortucchio Incident, the Branch was dismantled and its functions absorbed into the civilian Suppression Bureau.  

Written by on July 29, 2022

Meet the Sponsors

Happy Friday everyone! Our Crossrow box went live last night and there are only six left, so get yours now if you want one! In the meantime, I thought I’d take the opportunity to talk a bit more about some other physical merch (sometimes also involving libraries) in another context: the Locksmith’s Dream. Our recent […]

Written by on July 22, 2022

Secret Histories box: Crossrow

A quick note to announce our next Secret Histories box’s release date! The musical-themed Crossrow box will launch next week on the Etsy shop at 6PM BST / 10AM PDT on Thursday 21st July. Here’s a mock-up of the whole caboodle… Each box houses six of BOOK OF HOURS’ forbidden inks: the golden ink of […]

Written by on July 15, 2022