September 17th, 2014
Home | Log in! or Register

Fresh Fiction
Good Morning Texas
We Connect On
Todays_Pick
Fresh Pick
In Bed with a Rogue
BLIND FAITHBLIND FAITH
On Top Shelf
Sign up for Fresh Fiction News

Break away in September

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
3rd in nationally bestselling Cookbook Nook Mystery series.


slideshow image
Is the billionaire a victim or a master of murder?


slideshow image
Sometimes trust is the toughest lesson to learn.


slideshow image
A young woman’s quiet life is upended when she meets the man of her forbidden dreams in a startling new novel


slideshow image
No more Mr. Nice Guy


slideshow image
Following in the footsteps of her tiger-taming grandmother, a woman flees her abusive husband to join the circus




Purchase


Add to Wish List


Also by H.R. Knight:

What Rough Beast, February 2005
Paperback

What Rough Beast
H.R. Knight


Leisure Horror
February 2005
Featuring: Arthur Conan Doyle; Harry Houdini
374 pages
ISBN: 0843954566
Paperback
$6.99
Add to Wish List

Horror

It’s 1903 and Harry Houdini (the great escape artist) seeks the help of Arthur Conan Doyle (creator of Sherlock Holmes.) Houdini wants to discredit Maximillian Cairo—an infamous Occultist and the most debauched man in London. But the two men get more than they bargained for when they interrupt a magic ritual.

That night they set something loose—something that no one can face and stay sane. Something that runs amok—spreading death and madness throughout an unsuspecting Edwardian London.

Both men are tortured by self-doubt for the first time in their lives. Have their logical minds been tainted by this brush with frenzy?

Moreover, Conan Doyle is increasingly drawn to Justine Luce, a young suffragette with startlingly progressive ideas. Houdini, too, finds himself tempted by desires he may not be able to resist.

Their sole hope to understand what is happening to them lies with the only witness to the first murder. But the man refuses to reveal what he’s seen—even to save his life.

All of Houdini’s street smarts and all of Conan Doyle’s powers of deduction combined may not be enough to prevent madness from overwhelming the world.

Read An Excerpt

Comments

No comments posted.

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

© 2003-2014 off-the-edge.net
all rights reserved

Google+