Imagine the twisted, evil twins of Holmes and Watson and you have the dangerous duo of Professor James Moriarty -- wily, snake-like, fiercely intelligent, unpredictable -- and Colonel Sebastian 'Basher' Moran -- violent, politically incorrect, debauched. Together, they run London crime, owning... read more
“I mused humorously that I might offer an introductory special, say a garrotting thrown in gratis with every five poisonings. Perhaps there should be a half-rate for servants? A sliding scale of fees, depending on the number of years a prospective victim might reasonably expect to have lived had a client not retained our services?”Sebastian Moran
“Moran barely touches on the many other theories which have been advanced as to what actually happened… (…) that Moriarty evaded death by mentally projecting himself into a succession of other bodies and has lived on as a series of masterminds; the names of Carl Peterson, Gregory Arkadin, Alexander Luthor, Arnold Zeck, Professor Marcus, Peter Cornelius, Ernst Blofeld, Justin Sepheran, Derek Leech, Hannibal Lecter and ‘Count Jim Moriarty’ have been mentioned – and some of those aren’t even real people…”Professor Christina Temple, BA, MA, PhD, FRHistS.
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Chapter One: A Volume in Vermillion
Chapter Two: A Shambles in Belgravia
Chapter Three: The Red Planet League
Chapter Four: The Hound of the D’Urbervilles
Chapter Five: The Adventure of the Six Maledictions
Chapter Six: The Greek Invertebrate
Chapter Seven: The Problem of the Final Adventure
Notes and Acknowledgements
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