Entities leak into the human realm and enter human minds. Two of the victims are Dr. Watson and leader of the cult, Prof. Henry Fitzgerald — who seeks to use human sacrifice to open the door to the Old Ones. As violence erupts in London, Holmes secludes himself in the Diogenes Club, developing an antidote to counter the neural psychoses. As Moriarty uses the drug to amass an army of addicts, Holmes discovers a link to a town in America. Innsmouth.
Lois H. Gresh is author of 15 pop science/culture books and 4 science fiction novels from John Wiley & Sons, Random House, and St. Martin's Press. Gresh has also written dozens of short stories, and her work spans genres such as mysteries, thriller, suspense, dark fantasy, horror, and science fiction. She is probably best known for her early weird science fiction stories, which blend computer technology with biology, botany, and post-cyberpunk. She was a staff book reviewer for Science Fiction Weekly from November 2004 through December 2008.
Her books have been translated into many languages and are in print worldwide: Italy, Japan, Spain, Russia, Germany, Portugal, France, Brazil, Thailand, Korea, China, Estonia, ... (more)