The Casebook of Esho St. Claire
Detective St. Claire is hired by the denizens of 19th century Manhattan to investigate the crimes that no normal man will. With spells, his sword, and a deep and broad knowledge of the occult he faces ghosts, elder gods, and mad scientists with steady nerves and an unquenchable spirit. More
This collection has two complete cases from occult consulting detective Esho St. Claire.
The Gibbering Mr. Cravat
A rich man's son isn't Detective Esho St. Claire's usual sort of client. Bearing a hideous curse, Mr. Cravat begs him to find a way to discover its cause and reverse it if he can. The case will take him from the homes of Manhattan’s wealthy to the Undercity, where creatures of legend live.
The Elder Gods are using the money and power flowing through the upper echelon of society to stage a comeback, and poor Mr. Cravat is just the first victim. Esho and a whiskey fueled strongman named Sean Younger must stop their priesthood before the invasion is complete.
The Current Killer
Detective Esho St. Claire now has a ghost for client. Speaking through Nikola Tesla's ether recording machine, a man wants St. Claire to prove that Thomas Edison is guilty of his murder. The detective never thought that a case would have him dodging death rays, but nothing about this one is typical.
When he discovers magic is being tapped to make a super weapon, Detective St. Claire realizes that this job is even less straight-forward than he had thought. St. Claire and Tesla have to stop the techno-magical nightmare before it rips open the fabric of reality.
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