SCOTLAND YARD WAS HELPLESS.
SHERLOCK HOLMES WAS HOPELESS.
AND JUST ONE MAN COULD SAVE THE QUEEN,
THE EMPIRE, THE WORLD.
Who was the single figure who alone could foil the most cunning plot ever to threaten civilization with unspeakable horror?
None other than that archenemy of the law...that mastermind who obsessed Sherlock Holmes to the point of madness...that extraordinary hero whose true natures is revealed on these thrilling pages for the first time–
Professor James Moriarty, the Napoleon of Crime, and now the world's last hope to circumvent the villainy of a loathsome Russian for.
Title: The Infernal Device
Author: Michael Kurland
Year: 1979 (first released 1978)