STRANGE AFFAIRS AND CURIOUS CASES
A BURTON & SWINBURNE COMPANION VOLUME 1
EBOOK: A KINDLE EXCLUSIVE
In the first of three projected Burton & Swinburne companion volumes, Mark Hodder presents brand new short stories featuring the duo and their various allies, along with feature articles, interviews, and screenplay fragments.
In which the author is visited by a resentful protagonist.
The Affair of the Whispering Cab Driver
Swinburne is haunted by a soft-voiced apparition.
Burton's First Forgotten Dream
It may be that Sir Richard Francis Burton is dreaming of the author's current project: The Oxford Equation.
Theatrical Trailer: The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack
If it got made into a movie, this might be the script for the trailer.
Burton's Second Forgotten Dream
How much of an insight, however, are his dreams?
Detective Inspector Trounce Settles the Score
In which good old Trounce catches up with Dennis the Dip.
Steampunk: The Spirit of Time
Article. The author's take on the genre.
Burton's Third Forgotten Dream
He may be envisioning the future but let's not overlook the taint of the Naga.
Screenplay (fragment): The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack
The movie would demand a restructuring of the plot. This is how I'd start it.
Creating Burton & Swinburne
Article. An insight into the conception of the eccentric partnership.
Countess Sabina Trains a Ghost
This is an adaptation of one of my non-Burton & Swinburne stories, which is available in eBook format as DUST AND SIX FRAGMENTS OF BONE
Burton's Fourth Forgotten Dream
The far, far future, filtered through experience. Not necessarily accurate.
The Case of the Wayward Wendigo
While investigating the background of the Tichborne Claimant, Burton embarks on a hunt for a cannibalistic monster.
Building a World for Burton & Swinburne
Article. Creating alternate histories.
The Clockwork Man of Trafalgar Square
The short story that got me published.
Burton's Fifth Forgotten Dream
A deceptive hint of things to come.
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