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Waiting on Wednesday: The Cthulu Casebooks – Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows.

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Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.  Each Wednesday you get to highlight a book that your really looking forward to. This week I’ve chosen:

 The Cthulu Casebooks – Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows by James Lovegrove. 

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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…


The expected publication date is November 15th 2016.


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18 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: The Cthulu Casebooks – Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows.

  1. Nice choice. Sounds quite fascinating. I love the Conan Doyle books so I’m maybe sometimes a little over critical about any new Sherlock books but I will definitely keep my eye on this one as it sounds so unusual.
    Lynn 😀

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  2. That’s one SICK cover! (assuming sick still means good in English slang XD). Cthulhu and Sherlock Holmes? Awesome! You come up with the strangest Sherlock combinations here :D. I still have to read the Hellraiser mix.

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      1. True, if you haven’t heard of either I’d recommend Warlock Holmes by G.S Denning, it’s a parody and is funny and Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell by Paul Kane, it’s a Holmes and Hellraiser mix and is awesome, reviews for both on my blog. 😀

        I must admit though that I know of Cthulu but that’s all, I’m not big on the mythos hence why the book is intriguing.😀

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