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The New Faust
Stones of Camelot
Arsene Lupin vs. Sherlock Holmes
The Circle of Blood
The Grand Horizontals
The League of Heroes
Lord Ruthven the Vampyre
The Night Orchid
Sherlock Holmes vs. Fantômas
Tales of the Shadowmen
vampire tales in:
The Vampire Countess
Vampire & Devil's Son
The Vampire Soul
The Vampires of Eternity
The Vampires of Mars
The Vampire Virgin
"If Copplestone had found a certain way to Heaven, I would not follow him; I would prefer to take another path, even if it were the road to Hell, in order that I might be the first to tread it."
"I can see no alternative but to conclude that we might be living in a brief interval between the event that marked our species for destruction and the execution of the sentence; a moment of history that is scheduled for demolition, but retains meanwhile a shadowy provisional existence."
From 1895, when the means of visiting the future through drug-induced "timeshadowing" is discovered by Professor Copplestone, to 12 million years AD, when the Universal Engine seeks to determine the cosmos' ultimate fate, the vast tapestry of time is the theater of a time war between the Overmen, descendents of the vampires, Humanity, and the shadowy intelligence that waits at the End of Time.
Sherlock Holmes, the great detective, Count Dracula, the reluctant vampire, the mercurial Oscar Wilde, William Hope Hodgson, freshly returned from the Night Land of the Great War, the visionary H. G. Wells, Alfred Jarry, Camille Flammarion, and many other figures from the literary firmament, become pawns and players in a conflict that spans the entire course of universal history.
Brian M. Stableford has been a professional writer since 1965. He has published more than 60 science fiction and fantasy novels, as well as several authoritative non-fiction books. He is also translating the works of Paul Féval and other French writers of the fantastique for Black Coat Press which also published his most two recent fantasy novels: The New Faust at the Tragicomique, The Wayward Muse and The Stones of Camelot.
Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of Eternity (2007).
An abridged version of the chapters making up the Prologue, the Count's Story and the Explorer's Story appeared in Interzone in January/February 1995 as "The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires". A version of similar length to the one that appears in this book, but with numerous slight variations, appeared in hard-cover from Mark Ziesing Books under the same title.
An abridged and slightly variant version of the chapters making up the Writers Story and the Detective's Story appeared in Interzone in January/February 1997 as "The Black Blood of the Dead".
An abridged and slightly variant version of the chapters making up the Soldier's Story appeared in Interzone in January/February 1999 as "The Gateway of Eternity".