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Sexton Blake Versus the Master Crooks (Sexton Blake Library Book 2)

Edited by Mark Hodder
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As brilliant as Sherlock Holmes. As daring as James Bond. Sexton Blake, the adventuring detective, is back! This second volume of a new series reinstates one of literatures greatest detectives - back in print for the first time in decades! 


A new breed of villain has risen, possessed of extraordinary intellect and violence. Only the brilliant mind and courage of Sexton Blake, scourge of the criminal world, can stop them, in these three classic stories, collected together in one volume for the first time.

From the streets of London to the catacombs of Paris, join Blake as he pits his wits against bank robbers, impostors and kidnappers, duels with swords, and pursues his foes by any means necessary.

"Makes Jack Reacher look like a bungling amateur...definitely not be missed."

– The Crime Review

“Delighted to see Sexton Blake still going strong - and with such aplomb!”

– Agatha Christie

“The Sexton Blake Saga is the nearest approach to a national folk-lore”

– Dorothy L Sayers

“The Healthy Hero who shows Bond the way!”

– Robert Pitman, Sunday Express

“Sexton Blake is the personification of the perfect detective who matches brain against brain and, where necessary, dexterity against brawn.”

– Ex Detective Superintendant John Gosling, formerly Chief of Scotland Yard’s Ghost Squad

“The greatest detective of them all!”

– Daily Mail

“One of the best-known Englishmen in the world.”

– Sunday Express

“After more than seventy years of continuous publication, Sexton Blake is still the doyen of detectives.”

– Daily Telegraph

More books in this series: The Sexton Blake Library