"Somewhere in the vaults of the bank of Cox and Co., at Charing Cross, there is a travel-worn and battered tin dispatch-box with my name, John H. Watson, M.D., painted upon the lid. It is crammed with papers, nearly all of which are records of cases to illustrate the curious problems which Mr. Sherlock Holmes has at various times to examine."

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Sherlock Holmes: Adventures in the Realms of Steampunk, Mechanical Men and Otherworldly Endeavours (2019)

The second volume of a collection of steampunk adventures of Sherlock Holmes complied and published by Derrick Belanger.

in the Retro Futuristic Realms of 
Imagine a slight change to our historical timeline where the Industrial Revolution heated up much quicker than expected. Technological marvels such as airships, trains, battleships, and submarines came into being much earlier. They were followed by steam-powered wonders such as mechanical men, flying ships, and even crafts capable of reaching the deepest fathoms of the sea or traveling to distant celestial orbs. 
That is the world where Sherlock Holmes and his Boswell, Dr. Watson find themselves in Sherlock Holmes: Adventures in the Realms of Steampunk
Mechanical Men and Otherworldly Endeavours - Volume two of the anthology features stories with a focus on robotic creatures and otherworldly adventures. See Holmes team up with intelligent animals from an alternate Earth, switch bodies with Dr. Watson, and travel to another dimension: 
The Adventure of the Purloined Piston Valve by L.S. Reinholt & Minerva Cerridwen
The Deductive Man by Paul Hiscock
The Adventure of the Tiger’s Topaz by Derrick Belanger
Sherlock Holmes and the Moongate Sabotage by Derek Nason 
The Adventure of the Brompton Mausoleum by Paula Hammond
A Second Case of Identity by S. Subramanian
Doctor Bear, I Presume! by Harry DeMaio
The Adventure of the Violent Violets by Dr. Watson

Title: Sherlock Holmes: Adventures in the Realms of Steampunk, Mechanical Men and Otherworldly Endeavours
Editor: Derrick Belanger
Year: 2019
Publisher: Belanger Books
Purchase: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk

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