Read two of the most intriguing mystery stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" the sharp-eyed Holmes, along with his friend, Dr. Watson, is able to save the life of a young woman fated by an evil stepfather to meet a horrifying death. "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" is even more difficult to solve, but Sherlock Holmes comes to the rescue again and saves an innocent young man from a fate he does not deserve.
In ancient Egypt, Queen Tera had herself mummified and she swore she would return to life. During an expedition to Egypt in 1947, Abel Trelawney and John Corbeck uncovered her tomb. Today, all is ready for her return. Tera's quest to fulfill her promise is brought into shocking detail in this striking graphic novel adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel. A creator biography and glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.
In the town of Dredsad, the people have a horrible problem. A female vampire named Wandessa is attacking the town. What was once a beautiful and bustling village has turned into one that is cursed. Now, the villagers' only hope lies in a single man--the ravenous Werewolf! This action-packed adventure is now a monster-filled graphic novel adaptation. A history of werewolves and a glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.
Jonathan Harker escaped his terrifying stay with Count Dracula in Transylvania. Now strange things are happening to Harker's fiancée, Mina, and Mina's friend, Lucy. Professor Abraham Van Helsing is called in to determine the cause. Dracula takes his revenge and flees Van Helsing. Only to have Van Helsing's group track him down and destroy him. The horrific tale is captured in this striking graphic novel adaptation.
One day, a mysterious note fell from one of my uncle's ancient manuscripts. This note contained the clue that would guide a man to the center of the planet. My uncle was determined to follow the clue and discover what no man had found before. Our discoveries are brought to live in this striking graphic novel adaptation.
For years the Paris Opera House has been host to the Phantom of the Opera. The current owners give in to his demands, but the new management is not so accommodating! The phantom has decided it is Christine Daae's time to shine. If his demands are not met, all will be lost! This haunting adventure is now a striking graphic novel adaptation.
When Dorian Gray's portrait is painted it reveals him to be a man of outer beauty. He realizes then that he cannot possibly stay as young as that time. He makes a shocking wish, which comes true. No matter how he behaved, he stayed youthful and his portrait became older and older. Read the tale's stunning conclusion in this striking graphic novel adaptation.
It takes much deception, betrayal, and madness to commit a murder. Even more madness to cover up that murder. In this haunting tale we follow the detailed planning involved to rid the world of an Evil Eye. Will the beating of the tell-tale heart reveal the truth to the police? Find out in this striking graphic novel adaptation.
Inspector Hopkins has called Sherlock Holmes to help solve a suspicious murder. Lady Brackenstall's account of a robbery gone wrong seems to add up--until the stolen silverware is found! Can Holmes put the clues together and solve the case? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of Abbey Grange.
Mr. Cubitt has been finding strange drawings of dancing men all around his estate. He would chalk it up to a prankster, if the drawings didn't upset his wife so much. Can Holmes solve the case before tragedy strikes? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the dancing men!
For several years, Watson has believed his friend, Sherlock Holmes, is dead. Watson's done his best to help the police solve cases, but he doesn't have Holmes's talents and one case has him stumped. He's in for a surprise when Sherlock Holmes suddenly appears to solve the case! Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the empty house.
When Mr. McFarlane is accused of murder, he knows only Sherlock Holmes can prove his innocence. He tells Holmes, Watson, and Inspector Lestrade the story of his business with the Norwood builder in the hopes of clearing his name. Can Holmes prove that the Norwood builder isn't dead after all? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the Norwood builder!
To Watson, Mr. Wilson's story seems to contain nothing more than an unusual position for a red-headed man. But to Holmes, there's a crime in action! Can Holmes solve the case and catch the crook before it is too late? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the Red-Headed League!
When Ms. Stoner comes to Sherlock Holmes with a strange story that a mysterious whistle caused her sister's death, Holmes is ready to take on the case. After examining the clues, Watson is sure the gypsies are to blame. Can Holmes prove there is a more sinister plot in play? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the speckled band!
Miss Violet Hunter has been offered a position as a governess, but the employer has some mysterious requests including cutting her beautiful hair. Miss Hunter presents the situation to Sherlock Holmes for his opinion. Follow Holmes as he solves the mystery of the adventure of the Copper Beeches.
When Mr. Victor Hatherly enters Dr. Watson's office with a missing thumb, he says the story is so unbelievable he can't go to the police. So, Watson brings Hatherly to Holmes who can solve unsolvable cases. Join Holmes and Watson on the hunt for the engineer's thumb.
Holmes must discover how the Countess of Morcar's stolen jewel came to be inside a Christmas goose! The mystery begins with a street fight and ends with a full confession. Join the wild goose chase with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the blue carbuncle.
All has been going well for Miss Violet Smith in her new position teaching music. But she is being followed while biking, and she has come to Holmes to find out who is following her. Holmes must make the journey to Charlington Hall in time to save the solitary cyclist from being kidnapped!
A fantastic night ends for Mr. Scott Eccles when he wakes to find his host is dead. He brings Inspector Baynes, Sherlock Holmes, and John Watson to look into the case. The inspector and Holmes have different ideas of how to proceed. The race is on to see who will solve the murder of Wisteria Lodge first!
When Professor Soames needs a discrete detective to discover who broke into his office, he immediately goes to Holmes and Watson. With only three students who could benefit from seeing the exam on the professor's desk, it is a quick study for duo. Follow the clues in the adventure of the three students.
When a mysterious man enters the village of Iping, strange things begin to occur! Furniture moves on its own, money and food is stolen, and noises are heard in the night. Soon, the Invisible Man reveals himself! The mysterious tale is brought into shocking detail in this striking graphic novel adaptation.
Dr. Victor Frankenstein dreamt of achieving great things through science - even create life. But it all went horribly wrong and he turned away from the monster he had created. Now his creation is filled with hatred and roaming the countryside. The horrific tale is captured in this striking graphic novel adaptation of Mary Shelley's frightening novel. A creator biography and glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.
Ghosts and goblins abound in Sleepy Hollow. The haunting tales of the Headless Horseman entranced Ichabod Crane. During the day, he found the stories exciting. But at night he was afraid. His fear reached new heights the night he was chased by the mysterious ghost! The terrifying ride is brought to life in this striking graphic novel adaptation of Washington Irving's short story. A creator biography and glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.
In the depths of the sea exists an ancient treasure. Anyone who comes in contact with it is overcome with greed. For centuries, this treasure has been hoarded deep below the ocean's surface. To steal it, one has to get past the creature! One group's quest for the cursed riches is retold in this striking graphic novel adaptation of H.P. Lovelace's character the Creature From the Black Lagoon. A creator biography and glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.
Strange things have been happening to Mr. Utterson's long-time friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll. The more worried Mr. Utterson becomes, the more he investigates Dr. Jekyll's life. His investigations lead him to Mr. Edward Hyde. The story he uncovers is so horrific and terrifying, it is hardly believable. The shocking tale is told in this striking graphic novel adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's terrifying novel. A creator biography and glossary help reluctant readers take the first step on the road to classic literature.