1810 England, the height of the Napoleonic wars. It was thought that humans walked the path of enlightenment leaving monsters and dark things behind. However, those monsters and night stalkers merely hide in the darkness, as a young maid, Bernadette, soon finds out.
"Ohhhhh crap" comes to mind.
Just waiting for the proof to come in, then make whatever editing or whatnot is necessary (and I hope there won't be any necessary) and the first book will be ready for purchase!