An exciting standalone Cthulhu Casebooks narrative, a thrilling tale of mystery and dread, from the New York Times bestselling author.
It’s 1929 and an ageing Dr John Watson, conscious of his imminent demise, finally sits down to write a fresh chronicle disclosing the true events behind his published accounts of Sherlock Holmes’s exploits. In these pages, Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart companion encounter reanimated corpses in Highgate Cemetery; a very different, though ever elusive, Irene Adler; tales of madness and murder in the frozen wastes of the north; grotesque organic machines; and much more. Each case brings the illustrious pair ever closer to the dramatic and terrifying truth about the mysterious aliens, the Mi-Go, and their plans for Earth…
About the Author
James Lovegrove is the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Odin. He has been short-listed for many awards including the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and the Scribe Award. He won the Seiun Award for Best Foreign Language Short Story in 2011, and the Dragon Award in 2020 for Firefly: The Ghost Machine. He has written many acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, including Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon. As well as writing books, he reviews fiction for the Financial Times. He lives in Eastbourne in the UK.
Praise for Cthulhu Casebooks:
“The pastiche is pitch-perfect; Lovegrove tells a thrilling tale and vividly renders the atmosphere of Victorian London.” - The Guardian
“With its canny reflection of the modern metropolis ... the Cthulhu Casebooks is a lot of fun.” - Times Literary Supplement
“A fascinating and gripping read, deftly uniting the worlds of Holmes and Lovecraft.” - The Crime Review
“First rate entertainment.” - Crime Fiction Lover
“Playfully blurring the lines between fact and fiction [with]... rich [and] vivid prose.” - SFX Magazine
“[A] crossover tale for the ages that’s bound to please fans of both literary canons.” - Starburst Magazine