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The Revenge of Moriarty: Sherlock Holmes' Nemsis Lives Again
     

The Revenge of Moriarty: Sherlock Holmes' Nemsis Lives Again

by John Gardner
 

Now back in print after forty years: The second novel in John Gardner’s bestselling series of Victorian crime thrillers pitting Sherlock Holmes against the Napoleon of crime, Professor James Moriarty.
With riches accumulated from an American crime spree, Professor Moriarty proceeds to annihilate his enemies. He murders the leaders of Europe’s

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Now back in print after forty years: The second novel in John Gardner’s bestselling series of Victorian crime thrillers pitting Sherlock Holmes against the Napoleon of crime, Professor James Moriarty.
With riches accumulated from an American crime spree, Professor Moriarty proceeds to annihilate his enemies. He murders the leaders of Europe’s underworld one by one, then prepares his most hideous revenge for his arch-enemy, Sherlock Holmes. Will he succeed in this most terrible plan?

Editorial Reviews

The Los Angeles Times
“Moriarty holds sway with all the ruthless guile, power, and pomp you’d expect from a gaslight era godfather.”
New York Herald Tribune
“An excellent tale of the dark side of London during the time of Sherlock Holmes.”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Superb.”
Charleston Evening Post
“A tale to make The Godfather seem tame.”
The Omaha Metro
“Brilliant. Gardner may prove to be the author who finally equals Conan Doyle.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605983974
Publisher:
Pegasus Books
Publication date:
12/12/2012
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

John Gardner wrote, like Ian Fleming, fourteen James Bond novels (1981 to 1996). In all Gardner had fifty-five novels to his credit—many of them bestsellers (his novel Maestro was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year). John Gardner died in 2007. Visit his estate’s website at www.john-gardner.com.

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