Deadly Things: Mystery Stories

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Categories: Mystery/Crime/Fantasy
Publisher: Wildside Press | Date published: 01/03/2010


Darrell Schweitzer's first mystery collection explores the murderous impulse in a variety of historical settings. Three stories are set in ancient Rome, two of them featuring Pliny the Younger as investigator. Two are Shakespearean mysteries, one in which King Henry V plays detective, and another based on The Two Noble Kinsmen. Three Sherlock Holmes tales involve the apparent misapplication of the Great Detective's methods to the supernatural, a revelation of one of Watson's unwritten cases, and a multi-genre record-breaker--an alternate history, vampire cat detective story. Great entertainment from a master storyteller!

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