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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Seance for a Vampire

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed, long out-of-print detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes’ career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, the Further Adventures series encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds’ greatest detective.

When two suspect psychics offer Ambrose Altamont and his wife the opportunity to contact their recently deceased daughter, the wealthy British aristocrat wastes no time in hiring Sherlock Holmes to expose their hoax. He arranges for the celebrated detective and Dr. Watson to attend the family's next seance, confident in Holmes' rationalist outlook on the situation. But what starts as cruel mockery becomes deadly reality when young, beautiful Louisa Altamont appears to her parents in the flesh as one of the nosferatu--a vampire! The resulting chaos leaves one of the fraudulent spiritualists dead. Sherlock Holmes missing, and Dr. Watson alone and mystified. With time running out, Watson has no choice but to summon the only one who might be able to help--Holmes' vampire cousin, Prince Dracula. Alternately narrated by Watson and the charismatic Dracula himself, Seance for a Vampire demonstrates that heroes are sometimes found in the most unlikely places. Saberhagen has recast Bram Stoker's paragon of evil into a noble, witty and chillingly powerful character.

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed, long out-of-print detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes’ career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, the Further Adventures series encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds’ greatest detective.

This time Sherlock Holmes meets one of the greatest villains of all Dracula, prince of vampires.

About the Author

Fred Saberhagen is best known for his Berserker series of science fiction stories. He also wrote many other popular science fiction and fantasy series, including the Swords and Lost Swords series, and the Book of the Gods series which re-told ancient myths. Sadly, he passed away in 2007.

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ISBN:
9781848566774
Author:
Saberhagen, Fred
Publisher:
Titan Books (UK)
Author:
Titan Books
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.75 in 0.6 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed, long out-of-print detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes’ career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, the Further Adventures series encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds’ greatest detective.

This time Sherlock Holmes meets one of the greatest villains of all Dracula, prince of vampires.

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