Nevermore

Nevermore

Harold Schechter


he's an aspiring author, affected by dreadful ruminations - a guy whose stricken nights are haunted via desires of his angelic cousin Virginia. he's Edgar Allan Poe, a literary critic identified for his uncompromising criteria and scathing pen. His lately released assault at the autobiography of Colonel David Crockett, U.S. congressman and celebrated American hero, has introduced the angry frontiersman - unforeseen, uninvited - to the chamber door of Poe's inner most sanctum. Neither guy is ready for the place this fateful assembly will take them: on a quest for a killer during the city's maximum and lowest streets and byways. In a modest boarding residence, an aged widow of unhappy condition has been chanced on murdered by means of an unknown assailant. at the wall above her mattress, scrawled within the victim's blood, is a unmarried, cryptic be aware. however the which means of the chilling clue is only one piece in a fancy puzzle that ensnares the author and the flesh presser in a twisted and lethal video game. For the ghastly crimes, each one more odd than the final, have in basic terms simply all started.

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