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THE 6 MESSIAHS.

Frost, Mark.

ISBN 10: 0688130925 / ISBN 13: 9780688130923
Published by MORROW., NY, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Close to fine in a near fine dj. SIGNED by Mark Frost opposite the half-title page. (Tiny spot on rear endpaper. Couple equally tiny spots of foxing at top edge. Vertical crease on rear panel of dj. & on rear dj. flap). Bookseller Inventory # 306566

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Title: THE 6 MESSIAHS.

Publisher: MORROW., NY

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Sherlock Holmes is about to tour the United States, and Arthur Conan Doyle expects crowds, dinners, and hotel rooms--but instead he finds six strangers who have dreamed of a black tower, a sinister power, and a river of blood. 40,000 first printing. $65,000 ad/promo. Tour.

From Publishers Weekly:

In the first book of this clever series, The List of 7, Arthur Conan Doyle met the enigmatic Jack Sparks, a secret agent of sorts who inspired him to create the immortal Sherlock Holmes. Now, 10 years after his presumed death, a greatly changed Sparks reappears-just in time to save Doyle from assassins during a steamship crossing of the Atlantic. Bound for America on a celebrity author tour, Doyle has accidentally become involved in a terrifying scheme, which centers around the theft of great holy books from all over the world and the birth of an unspeakable menace in the Arizona desert. Several others are drawn to a new city outside Phoenix, where an old enemy awaits: Eileen Temple, Doyle's lover from the first book; as do an embittered Native American woman, a Chinese assassin, and a gentle and inquisitive rabbi. Several historical figures, too, make cameo appearances; a chance meeting with Teddy Roosevelt is pure delight, and a visit with Thomas Edison reveals an important plot point. Holmes devotees will be delighted by the way Frost alludes to familiar tales from the Sherlockian canon, and all readers should appreciate the wry contemporary touches that spice up this classical-style, slam-bang adventure.
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