“Faye’s extremely impressive debut novel succeeds, on every level . . . It will instantly take a place of distinction among the best attempts of contemporary authors to continue the work of Arthur Conan Doyle, and is, quite simply, a must for Holmes fans.” —Caleb Carr, on Dust and Shadow

“Lyndsay Faye’s depiction of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, and their world is exceptional . . . An exciting and grimly vivid tale that confronts the murderous Jack the Ripper with A. Conan Doyle’s immortal detective better than ever before.” —Conan Doyle Estate, on Dust and Shadow

“Lyndsay Faye’s command of historical detail is remarkable, and her knowledge of human character even more so. I bought into this world in the opening pages and never once had the desire to leave.” —Michael Connelly, on The Gods of Gotham

“Faye’s book is swift but poignant, full of violent encounters and thrilling escapes.”
Wall Street Journal, on Seven for a Secret

“Solid-gold entertainment.” —Lee Child, on The Fatal Flame