A bloodthirsty vampire is haunting Sussex in this mysterious and gripping short story. Will Sherlock Holmes be able to resolve the case of terror and suspense?
When a worried father arrives at 221B Baker Street, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are immediately interested in his case. He claims his new wife is a bloodthirsty vampire and that she has been draining their newborn of blood. Fearing for his baby’s life and for the safety of his 15-year-old son, he asks Holmes to come and inspect his home. Leaving behind the smog of Victorian London, the famous sleuthing duo travel to Sussex to uncover the truth behind this sinister mystery.
First published in 1924, ‘The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire’ is a gripping example of Arthur Conan Doyle’s pioneering supernatural mysteries. Fantasy and Horror Classics is proud to be republishing this story in a brand new edition featuring a specially commissioned introduction.