If it seems like I've been posting about Vaughn Entwistle's The Revenant of Thraxton Hall a lot lately, it's because I am. It's not my fault. Blame the author for writing an epic novel bound to be an epic series. Everyone from professional critics to book-bloggers are intrigued and entertained by this paranormal take on the traditional Sherlock Holmes mystery.
OpenLettersMonthly.com, an arts and literature review, has this to say:
"This is Grand Guignol fun. Entwistle is an original who has assembled a delicious, extravagantly eccentric cast of characters. And it turns out The Revenant of Thraxton Hall is just the first adventure for Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde. I, for one, can’t wait for the next installment."
Click here for the full review.
Move on to LiteraryEscapism.com, a hub for fantasy and paranormal reviews ("and more!"), and we see the same, if not more excitement:
"Entwistle makes use of the showmanship as well as the inherent eeriness of being in a large manor away from home. Hallucinations reinforce the thin line between realistic and fantasy [...] I can't wait to see what Entwistle comes out with next."
Read the full review here.
Go across the pond, and the book is receiving constantly accolades in Entwistle's home-country as well from FantasyBookReview.co.uk:
"...a fun read and I look forward to the next in the series."
Here's that full review.
So, what I'm hearing right now is not only is this paranormal, Holmsian murder-mystery a MUST read, but it's also a MUST write another. Hey Entwistle...I'm waiting for your first draft!
To learn more about the author, order his book, learn about his other works (and future works...hint, hint), check out his personal website and follow him on twitter.
And check out these other reviews from our agency blog featuring Vaughn Entwistle.
Posted By Intern Stacy Briscoe @SLBriscoe