Sherlock Holmes and The Beast of the Stapletons (Paperback)

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New York Times bestselling author James Lovegrove's continues the story of Sherlock Holmes and The Hound of the Baskervilles, as five years later, another monstrous creature stalks across Dartmoor...

1894. The monstrous Hound of the Baskervilles has been dead for five years, along with its no less monstrous owner, the naturalist Jack Stapleton. Sir Henry Baskerville is living contentedly at Baskerville Hall with his new wife Audrey and their three-year-old son Harry.

Until, that is, Audrey’s lifeless body is found on the moors, drained of blood. It would appear some fiendish creature is once more at large on Dartmoor and has, like its predecessor, targeted the unfortunate Baskerville family.

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are summoned to Sir Henry’s aid, and our heroes must face a marauding beast that is the very stuff of nightmares. It seems that Stapleton may not have perished in the Great Grimpen Mire after all, as Holmes believed, and is hell-bent on revenge…

About the Author


James Lovegrove is the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Odin. He was short-listed for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1998 and for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 2004, and also reviews fiction for the Financial Times. He is the author of Firefly: Big Damn Hero with Nancy Holder and Firefly: The Magnificent Nine, and several Sherlock Holmes novels for Titan Books. He lives in south-east England.

Praise For…


Praise for James Lovegrove's previous Sherlock Holmes novels:

"Pick of the paperbacks... Holmes and Watson become embroiled in one of their strangest cases yet. --Daily Express

"A fun Holmes adventure that feels a lot like Arthur Conan Doyle's originals, with lots of twists and turns" --The Crime Review

"Carries the great Holmes name well through the 21st century. If you're a fan of any of the newest Holmes incarnations (whether it be Sherlock, Elementary or the Guy Ritchie films), this will be a great supplement to fuel your love for a great mystery" --Culturess (Fansided)

"This is delicious stuff, marrying the standard notions of Holmesiana with the kind of imagination and we expect from Lovegrove." --Crime Time

"An entertaining adaptation of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle series." --The Geek Girl Project

"The novel is perfectly structured and characters are introduced with flair and humanity. The overall effect is of a tremendously accomplished thriller which leaves the reader in no doubt that they are in the hands of a confident and skilful craftsman." --Starburst Magazine

"The Stuff of Nightmares secures its place as one of the strongest Holmes pastiches of recent years." --Herts Advertiser

"A highly entertaining fusion of Holmes and Steampunk. More please." --Sci Fi Bulletin


Product Details
ISBN: 9781789094718
ISBN-10: 1789094712
Publisher: Titan Books
Publication Date: November 9th, 2021
Pages: 384
Language: English