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Gaslight Grimoire: Dark Tales of Sherlock Holmes - Charles Prepolec, Jeff Campbell
Gaslight Grimoire: Dark Tales of Sherlock Holmes
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Eliminating the impossible just got a whole lot harder!The fabled tin dispatch box of Dr. John H. Watson opens to reveal eleven all-new tales of mystery and dark fantasy. Sherlock Holmes, master of deductive reasoning, confronts the irrational, the unexpected and the fantastic in the weird worlds... show more
Eliminating the impossible just got a whole lot harder!The fabled tin dispatch box of Dr. John H. Watson opens to reveal eleven all-new tales of mystery and dark fantasy. Sherlock Holmes, master of deductive reasoning, confronts the irrational, the unexpected and the fantastic in the weird worlds of the Gaslight Grimoire.Contributors:Peter CalamaiM. J. ElliottBarbara HamblyRick KennettChico KiddBob MadisonKim NewmanMartin PowellChris RobersonBarbara RodenChristopher SequeiraEditors:Jeff Campbell’s fiction has appeared in a wide variety of publications including Spinetingler Magazine, Wax Romantic and Challenging Destiny. From time to time his writing can also be heard on radio’s Imagination Theater and The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. In addition to writing, he has co-edited the Sherlock Holmes anthologies Curious Incidents 1 and 2 with his good friend Charles Prepolec.Charles Prepolec has contributed articles and reviews to All Hallows, Sherlock Magazine, Scarlet Street, and Canadian Holmes. An active Sherlockian for more than 20 years with Calgary’s The Singular Society of the Baker Street Dozen, he was designated a Master Bootmaker in 2006 by the Canada’s national Sherlock Holmes Society.Testimonials:"A wonderful addition to the bookshelf of any fan of Sherlock Holmes or of the supernatural. Terrific stories, great variety, genuine chills: it’s all here." — Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of HOMINIDS"This book contains eleven of the most ingenious, imaginative and inspired exploits yet committed to paper. Wonderful stuff!" — Roger Johnson, BSI, Editor, The Sherlock Holmes Journal "[Barbara] Roden effortlessly involves Holmes in a mystery derived from M.R. James's classic tale of terror, "Casting the Runes," featuring psychic sleuth Flaxman Low." - Publisher's Weekly
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9781894063692
ASIN: B00689JRQU
Pages no: 281
Edition language: English
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Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it
I thought this anthology was uneven. There were a few stories that really stood out but most didn't make a lasting impression. I liked The Lost Boy by Barbara Hambly/ It was interesting reading a story from Mary's point of view. But it was really the idea of a young Sherlock in Neverland that pique...
The Charcoal Burner
The Charcoal Burner rated it
3.0
Unlike the reviewer at SF Site, I felt that the best of the bunch was the story that didn't include Holmes -- the incomparable Kim Newman's 'The Red Planet League'. The rest were readable, at times even quite good -- with the possible exception of editor J.R. Campbell's awkward pulp offering 'The E...
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