SECOND IN THE ACCLAIMED TRILOGY: Book 1 has garnered strong reviews from publications like Kirkus Reviews.
BEST-SELLING, AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR: Shane Peacock has won numerous awards for his Boy Sherlock Holmes books, a series that has netted over 56,000 copies in hardcover and 40,000 in paperback.
MONSTERS: Monsters from literature and pop culture inhabit the landscape of this story. Book 2 features characters from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and H.G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau.
LITERARY PAGE TURNER WITH CROSSOVER APPEAL: Story and writing that will appeal to fans of Gothic fiction and HBO’s Penny Dreadful series about Victorian monster-hunters.
BOY AND GIRL READ: Adventure, romance and thrills make for a book that both male and female readers will devour.
PAPERBACK EDITION RELEASED ALONGSIDE the third and final book in the series, Demon, and includes the first chapter from the new book.
PRAISE FOR The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim:
“Peacock weaves the frissons of classic Gothic horror into the reality of a culture entranced by its own dark creations. This thrilling historical mystery will have readers anxiously turning pages and checking under their beds.”—Kirkus Reviews
“The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim is good fun, loaded with thrills and discoveries, old journals and secret connections, hidden rooms, and mysterious, cloaked figures. By including real-life personalities from the period, such as Bram Stoker and celebrated actor Henry Irving, Peacock captures the feel of the late 19th century, and doesn’t neglect the shadows and fog so essential for a book of this sort.”—Quill and Quire
“The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim is a thrilling story that includes fantastic gruesome imagery, moments of unexpected humour, and plenty of surprises.”—CM Magazine
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