The Valley of Fear Author:Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Valley of Fear is an inspired choice for Hard Case Crime to reprint (it first appeared in 1915). It is one of the neglected parts of The Canon. The story within the story - "Part 2 The Scowrers" - is the father of the 1920's crime thrillers, and the grandfather of the hard-boiled pulp fiction Hard Case Crime is dedic... more »ated to keeping alive. TICYEARS AGO, A P.I. OUT OF CHICAGO
BROUGHT JUSTICE TO A DIRTY TOWN.
NOW HE’S GOING TO PAY.
A sawed-off shotgun blast to the face leaves one man dead—and reveals a secret that has pursued another across an ocean and set the world’s most ruthless criminal on his trail. The man needs the help of a great detective...but could even Sherlock Holmes save him now?« less