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Shadows Over Baker Street

(2003)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
Sherlock Holmes enters the dark, nightmare world of H. P. Lovecraft

SHADOWS OVER BAKER STREET
New Tales of Terror

Edited by Michael Reaves and John Pelan
Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes is among the most famous literary figures of all time. For more than a hundred years, his adventures have stood as imperishable monuments to the ability of human reason to penetrate every mystery, solve every puzzle, and punish every crime.

For nearly as long, the macabre tales of H. P. Lovecraft have haunted readers with their nightmarish glimpses into realms of cosmic chaos and undying evil. But what would happen if Conan Doyle's peerless detective and his allies were to find themselves faced with mysteries whose solutions lay not only beyond the grasp of logic, but of sanity itself.

In this collection of all-new, all-original tales, twenty of today's most cutting edge writers provide their answers to that burning question.

"A Study in Emerald" by Neil Gaiman: A gruesome murder exposes a plot against the Crown, a seditious conspiracy so cunningly wrought that only one man in all London could have planned it-and only one man can hope to stop it.

"A Case of Royal Blood" by Steven-Elliot Altman: Sherlock Holmes and H. G. Wells join forces to protect a princess stalked by a ghost-or perhaps something far worse than a ghost.

"Art in the Blood" by Brian Stableford: One man's horrific affliction leads Sherlock Holmes to an ancient curse that threatens to awaken the crawling chaos slumbering in the blood of all humankind.

"The Curious Case of Miss Violet Stone" by Poppy Z. Brite and David Ferguson: Agirl who has not eaten in more than three years teaches Holmes and Watson that sometimes the impossible cannot be eliminated.

"The Horror of the Many Faces" by Tim Lebbon: Dr. Watson witnesses a maniacal murder in London-and recognizes the villain as none other than his friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes.

With these and fourteen other dark tales of madness, horror, and deduction, a new and terrible game is afoot.


The terrifyingly surreal universe of horror master H. P. Lovecraft bleeds into the logical world of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's champion of rational deduction-in these brand-new stories by twenty of today's top horror, mystery, fantasy, and science fiction writers, including:

Steven-Elliot Altman
Elizabeth Bear
Poppy Z Brite
Simon Clark
• David Ferguson
Paul Finch
Neil Gaiman
Barbara Hambly
Caitlín R Kiernan
Tim Lebbon
James Lowder
Richard A Lupoff
• F Gwynplaine McIntyre
John Pelan
Steve Perry
Michael Reaves
Brian Stableford
• John P Vourlis
David Niall Wilson & Patricia Lee Macomber.


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Hardback Editions

September 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Shadows Over Baker Street
Author(s): John Pelan
ISBN: 0-345-45528-2 / 978-0-345-45528-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Paperback Editions

March 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Shadows Over Baker Street
Author(s): Michael Reaves
ISBN: 0-345-45273-9 / 978-0-345-45273-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2003 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Shadows Over Baker Street: New Tales of Terror!
Author(s): Neil Gaiman, Steven-Elliot Altman, Brian Stableford
Publisher: Del Rey
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU