Dark Detectives edited by Stephen Jones
Mass market paperback – Titan Books – Nov2016 – 534 pages
Includes 15 illustrations by fan-favorite Randy Broecker!
An Anthology of Supernatural Mysteries. Eighteen stories of supernatural detective fiction, featuring sleuths who investigate fantastic and horrific cases, protecting the world from the forces of darkness. Each writer offers a tale of a great fictional detective, including Neil Gaiman’s Lawrence Talbot, Clive Barker’s Harry D’Amour, and the eight-part “Seven Stars” adventure by Kim Newman.
Introduction: The Serial Sleuths by Stephen Jones
Seven Stars Prologue: In Egypt’s Land by Kim Newman
Sister Fidelma: Our Lady of Death by Peter Tremayne
Charles Beauregard: Seven Stars Episode 1: The Mummy’s Heart by Kim Newman
Carnacki: The Horse of the Invisible by William Hope Hodgson
Edwin Winthrop and Catriona Kaye: Seven Stars Episode 2: The Magician and the Matinee Idol by Kim Newman
Solar Pons and Dr. Lyndon Parker: The Adventure of the Crawling Horror by Basil Copper
The Gumshoe: Seven Stars Episode 3: The Trouble with Barrymore by Kim Newman
John Thunstone: Rouse Him Not by Manly Wade Wellman
Titus Crow: De Marigny’s Clock by Brian Lumley
Richard Jeperson: Seven Stars Episode 4: The Biafran Bank Manager by Kim Newman
Francis St. Clair and Frederica Masters: Someone is Dead by R. Chetwynd Hayes
Reuben Calloway and Roderick Shea: Vultures Gather by Brian Mooney
Harry D’Amour: Lost Souls by Clive Barker
Sally Rhodes: Seven Stars Episode 5: Mimsy by Kim Newman
Marty Burns: The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence by Jay Russell
Jerome Rhodes: Seven Stars Episode 6: The Dog Story by Kim Newman
Lawrence Talbot: Bay Wolf by Neil Gaiman
Genevieve Dieudonne: Seven Stars Episode 7: The Duel of the Seven Stars by Kim Newman
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