We recently told you about Beyond Rue Morgue: Further Tales of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1st Detective, an anthology of original stories featuring Poe’s beloved character Le Chevalier C. Auguste Dupin, and now we have an exclusive excerpt to share.
The book was released today, July 16th, by Titan Books; and its stories feature Poe’s iconic creation Le Chevalier C. Auguste Dupin, the world’s first literary detective. The excerpt is from the tale entitled “The Vanishing Assassin” by Jonathan Maberry (visit his official site here).
Click here for our exclusive Beyond Rue Morgue excerpt!
Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue introduced the world to its first literary detective, Le Chevalier C. Auguste Dupin, and established many literary devices used in future fictional detectives, including Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot.
Now Dupin’s legacy continues in brand-new tales of ratiocination, mystery, and the macabre. Experience the further exploits of Dupin as he faces enemies both human and otherworldly; follow the adventures of his grandson, the Pinkerton detective; learn the fate of Dupin’s great-granddaughter; discover how Dupin connects his creator, Poe, with Sherlock Holmes; and more!
This anthology includes the original 1841 story and Clive Barker’s sequel, ‘New Murders in the Rue Morgue’, along with original stories by Joe R. Lansdale, Jonathan Maberry, Weston Ochse, Mike Carey, and many more.
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