Dead Assassin (the Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
"A witty, atmospheric tale" CARA BLACK, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR 1895. England trembles on the verge of anarchy, terrorist bombs are detonating around the Capitol, and every foreigner is suspected of being an enemy agent. In the midst of this crisis, Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle is summoned to the scene of a gruesome crime that has baffled and outraged Scotland Yard's best. A senior member of Her Majesty's government has been assassinated and the body of his attacker lies several streets away - riddled with the bullets that inexplicably failed to stop him from carrying out his lethal mission. More perplexing, the murderer is recognised by a detective as a man he himself saw hanged two weeks previously...Conan Doyle calls in his friend Oscar Wilde for assistance, and soon the two authors find themselves swept up in an investigation so bizarre it defies conventional wisdom and puts the lives of their loved ones, the Nation, and even the Monarch herself in dire peril. PRAISE FOR THE SERIES "A delight...a bold and wonderful conceit!" John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author "Vivid period details and a compelling plot" Emily Brightwell, New York Times bestselling author "Thrilling, suspenseful and utterly captivating" Kelli Stanley, Macavity Award-winning author "A grand, gothic mystery" Crime Fiction Lover
Vaughn Entwistle grew up in northern England, and spent many years living the United States, earning a master's degree n English from Oakland University. He is the author of The Angel of Highgate, which received high praise from Kirkus Reviews, and The Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He now lives in north Somerset with his wife and cats.