Dust And Shadow

Author: Lyndsay Faye
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416583300
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A carefully researched vintage-style reimagining of the case of Jack the Ripper pits the nineteenth-century serial killer against Sherlock Holmes, who endeavors to identify and outmaneuver his adversary against a backdrop of their time and without modern technology.

The Best American Mystery Stories 2010

Author: Otto Penzler
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 0857891537
Size: 20.75 MB
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A state of the Art collection: the world's bestselling crime writer complies his pick of the year's best crime writing. This year's guest editor is Lee Child, the creator of Jack Reacher and a simultaneous bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic. Featuring twenty of the year's standout crime short stories handpicked by one of the world's best thriller writers, Best American Mystery Stories 2010 showcases not only the very best of the crime genre, but the best of American writing full stop. Within its pages, literary legends rub shoulders with the hottest new talent. Contributors in the past have included James Lee Burke, Jeffrey Deaver, Michael Connelly, Alice Munro and Joyce Carol Oates.

Jack The Ripper

Author: Otto Penzler
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
ISBN: 1784976237
Size: 16.72 MB
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The ultimate compendium of the legacy and legend of history's most notorious murderer. The predatory ritual, the escalating savagery of the crimes, the grisly trophies taken from his victim's bodies, the games played with his pursuers, the cannibalism: Jack the Ripper's reign of terror in London's East End during the autumn of 1888 casts a long shadow. Many have murdered more, but few have killed so brutally and none have forged such an enduring legend. For a century and a quarter the Ripper's crimes have appalled and fascinated in equal measure, inspiring over one hundred theories about this prototypical serial killer's identity and spawning thousands of works of fiction. This collection is the ultimate exploration of the Ripper legend. It sifts through Jack's legacy, blending the true story (told via contemporary reports and a century's worth of the best analysis) with the best crime and horror fiction his depraved deeds have inspired. Some of these stories are classics, some have been written especially for this volume. Including writing from Jeffery Deaver, Anne Perry, George Bernard Shaw, Ellery Queen, Boris Akunin, Ramsey Campbell, Harlan Ellison and Robert Bloch.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine 4

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434437329
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The fourth issue of "Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine" features Carla Coupe's new Holmes story, "The Adventure of the Elusive Emeralds,' plus tales by Stan Trybulski, Melville S. Brown, Marc Bilgrey, Hal Charles, William E. Chambers, Jean Paiva, and Roberta Rogow. This issue's classic reprint is "The Adventure of the Resident Patient," by Arthur Conan Doyle. Plus all the regular features, a look at the new Holmes movie, cartoons, and more.

Sherlock Holmes In America

Author: Martin H. Greenberg
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602399344
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The world's greatest detective leaves his native shores and travels to the most dangerous land of all...America!