MY NAME IS SHERLOCK HOLMES. IT IS MY BUSINESS TO KNOW WHAT OTHERS DO NOT.
In the dark lurk horrible secrets. Long buried and hidden from prying eyes are the twilight tales of the living and the dead - and those that lie in between.
From the comfort of the Seine to the chill blast of arctic winds, from candlelit monasteries to the callous and uncaring streets of Las Vegas are found arcane tales of men, monsters and their evil...
THERE IS A MYSTERY ABOUT THIS WHICH STIMULATES THE IMAGINATION; WHERE THERE IS NO IMAGINATION THERE IS NO HORROR.
The stink of a Paris morgue, the curve of a devils footprint, forbidden pages torn from an infernal tome, madness in a dead womans stare, a lost voice from beneath the waves and the cold indifference of an insects feeding - all hold cryptic clues for Sherlock Holmes, the original dark-knight detective, as he drags the hidden horrors kicking and screaming into the light!
Gaslight Arcanum: Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes features twelve new stories of the supernatural that push the Great Detective outside the conventional into the fantastic, written by:
Stephen Volk Christopher Fowler Kim Newman Paul Kane Simon K. Unsworth Tom English Tony Richards William Meikle Fred Saberhagan Kevin Cockle Lawrence C. Connolly Simon Clark
Cover art by Academy Award winner Dave Elsey (Wolfman). Frontispiece by Mike Mignola (Hellboy). Interior illustrations by Luke Eidenschink
Gaslight Arcanum is the fifth anthology these editors have devoted to Sherlock Holmes stories. Two previous volumes, Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes, and Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes also explored the dark-side of Holmes pastiches.
Author: Charles Prepolec Language: EnglishBinding: PaperbackPages: 280Publisher: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy PublishingPublication Date: 2011-09-15