Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon
The new Sherlock Holmes novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Odin and Firefly - Big Damn Hero.
It is Christmas 1890, and Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson are visited by a new client. Eve Allerthorpe - daughter of an eccentric Yorkshire dynasty - believes she is being haunted by a demonic Christmas spirit. Her mother had told her terrifying tales of the sinister Black Thurrick, and Eve is sure that she has seen him from her bedroom window. What is more, she has begun to receive parcels of birch twigs, Black Thurrick's calling card...
James Lovegrove is the New York Times best-selling 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. He also reviews fiction for the
Financial Times. He is the author of
Sherlock Holmes: Gods of War,
Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares,
Sherlock Holmes: The Thinking Engine and
Sherlock Holmes: The Labyrinth of Death for Titan Books.