Saturday, October 29, 2011

The Peerless Peer in German

I'm very pleased to announce that contracts are signed and that a German translation of Philip Jose Farmer's classic Sherlock Holmes-Lord Greystoke pastiche The Peerless Peer will appear in 2012 from publisher Atlantis Verlag.

My friend Christian Endres has broken the news on his blog, and gave me the go-ahead to do so here. Christian, a big fan of Farmer and the Wold Newton Universe, was instrumental in making this happen, and this project is "his baby."

I'm pleased to note that the afterword I provided for the 2011 edition from Titan Books (which appears to be selling like hotcakes on Amazon) will also be included in the German edition.

The Game is Afoot!

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Saturday, October 01, 2011

Sherlock Holmes: The Crossovers Casebook - October Previews

Moonstone Books' Sherlock Holmes: The Crossovers Casebook is listed in the October Previews, with a target publication date of January 2012.

My story is "The Adventure of the Fallen Stone" takes place in 1917, a year after Philip Jose Farmer's The Peerless Peer, and sends Holmes and Watson to the quiet English village of Wold Newton. Of course there is much crossover goodness, with appearances by the  detective Harry Dickson ("the American Sherlock Holmes"), a femme fatale of the Sax Rohmer variety, and an appearance by another Holmesian detective who also resided on Baker Street. Oh, and the mystery also has a strong tie to my Avenger tale "Happy Death Men," recently out in Moonstone's The Avenger: The Justice, Inc. Files.

The Diamond Item Code is OCT111169. Check it out, won't you?

Cover Art: Timothy Lantz
Edited by: Howard Hopkins
240 pages, b/w, Squarebound, 6”x9”, $16.95
ISBN: 10: 1-933076-99-2
ISBN: 13: 978-1-933076-99-7

Sherlock Holmes…teams up with other adventurers and investigators!

With the success of the Sherlock Holmes film with Robert Downey, Jr and Jude law, and the BBC television updating of the character (“Sherlock”), interest in him is at an all time high!

Moonstone Books is proud to present this original anthology featuring never before seen tales of the world’s first consulting detective, Mr. Sherlock Holmes!

Barbara Hambly, Will Murray, Kevin Van Hook, Martin Powell, Matthew Baugh, Martin Gately, Don Roff, Win Scott Eckert, Chris Sequiera, & Joe Gentile.

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