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In honor of new people, here's a tease of my new story for the upcoming Sherlock Holmes/Domino Lady trade. You can pre-order it at your favorite comic and/or book store now (so they know to order copies). Premieres in April from Moonstone Books.
The Sherlock Holmes/Domino Lady trade is written by Nancy and Bobby Nash with art by Reno Maniquis, Nick Diaz, and Mike Fyles. Coming to stores in April from moonstone Books. You can order this trade at your favorite comic or book store today as it is in Previews.
The Diamond Item Code is FEB161650. Have your favorite retailer order a copy today.
Train guard James Potter stood at the bottom step where he placed a small wooden box to offer an extra step to those who needed it. “Final boarding call!” he announced as passengers climbed on board. He kept one eye on the baggage car as his crew worked feverishly to load the overweight crates they had been hired on to ferry on the long ride to London. It had taken four men to get the last of the crates, this one roughly 3 meters tall, up the ramp and into the car. It had only slipped once. Poor Frederick was going to be wearing a cast on his crushed foot for weeks.
“Final boarding call!”
It was cold on the platform and Guard Potter was ready to depart with five minutes to spare before the final whistle blew its shrill cry. Winter had gotten off to a frigid start and the icy rain that had been falling for days was soon to be replaced by snow and actual ice. He was not a fan of winter, but despite his wish that it could be otherwise, he still had a job to do.
He tipped his hat when the polished older gentleman with a cane and his much younger companion arrived fashionably late.
“Just in time, sir,” he told the man while trying hard not to stare at the beautiful woman hanging on his arm. Her low cut top and slit dress made the task difficult. This woman was no stranger to turning heads and the cold did not seem to bother her as much as it did him because, unlike her companion, she was not dressed for the elements.
“Nonsense,” the older man said in a deep baritone. “This railway is quite well-known for their adherence to schedules. We still have a good…” he fished a pocket watch from his pocket and popped open the cover. “…four solid minutes,” he said matter of fact before snapping the cover closed and returning it to his breast pocket. He withdrew an envelope carrying two tickets from inside his jacket.
“Of course, sir,” the guard said. “You must be Mr. Holmes. I’ve read stories of your exploits in The Strand.”
“At your service, although you should never believe everything you read,” Sherlock Holmes said, handing over both of their tickets with a slight nod. “Allow me to present Miss Ellen Patrick from the United States of America.”
“A pleasure, sir,” Miss Patrick said with a voice as silk as honey.
To be continued in The Crate Train Robbery in the Sherlock Holmes/Domino Lady trade on sale April 2016.
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