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Author: James Lovegrove Narrator: Dennis Kleinman Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Cthulhu Casebooks Series Release Date: November 2019 ISBN: 9781094095028
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It is the autumn of 1880, and Dr. John Watson has just returned from Afghanistan. Badly injured and desperate to forget a nightmarish expedition that left him doubting his sanity, Watson is close to destitution when he meets the extraordinary Sherlock Holmes, who is investigating a series of deaths in the Shadwell district of London. Several bodies have been found, the victims appearing to have starved to death over the course of several weeks, and yet they were reported alive and well mere days before. Moreover, there are disturbing reports of creeping shadows that inspire dread in any who stray too close.

  • Holmes deduces a connection between the deaths and a sinister drug lord who is seeking to expand his criminal empire. Yet both he and Watson are soon forced to accept that there are forces at work far more powerful than they could ever have imagined. Forces that can be summoned, if one is brave—or mad—enough to dare …



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Quotes & Awards

  • “Lovegrove does an outstanding job of evoking Doyle’s style and mixing in healthy dollops of the macabre and fantastic that define the Cthulhu Mythos.”

    San Francisco Book Review

  • “Pitch-perfect. A thrilling tale.”

    The Guardian (London)

  • “A unique voice giving a new lease of life to classic creations.”

    Starburst

  • “A mashup designed to entertain.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

James Lovegrove is the author of nine fiction series and over a dozen stand-alone novels. His works have been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and he was a finalist for the British Fantasy Society’s Award for Best Short Story. He also reviews fiction for the London Financial Times.

About the Narrator

Dennis Kleinman has been narrating audiobooks since 2013 and has at least forty titles to his credit. His career began with a biography of a British general, Sir David Fraser, and then transitioned into a series of period romance audiobooks. He has also narrated half a dozen nautical themed audiobooks, as well as South African themed works that include The Lion Seeker and The Zebra Affaire. He lives with his family in Los Angeles.