The Stone Man Mysteries combines dark fantasy and detective work, presenting cases that unfold with atmosphere, suspense, and beautifully detailed artwork.

When a young girl escapes the underworld, she seeks refuge with Silex the gargoyle and his human assistant Craig. Her presence soon forces Craig and Silex to tangle with a fallen angel and supernatural hounds. The story unfolds against the moody backdrop of Scotland in the 1930s, where Silex solves crimes as a way of seeking redemption. "Sanctuary" also features the infamous grave robbers Burke and Hare and other historical scoundrels who return to the land of the living in this work of dark fantasy.


Jane Yolen is an author of children's books, fantasy and science fiction, including Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? She is also a poet, a teacher of writing and literature, and a reviewer of children's literature. She has been called the Han Christian Anderson of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. Jane Yolen's books and stories have won the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Awards the World Fantasy Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award among many others.

Adam Stemple is the author of fantasy novels and short stories including Singer of Souls and Steward of Song. Stemple and Jane Yolen have previously co-authored the Rock 'n' Roll Fairy Tale. Stemple also performs Celtic-influenced American folk rock. He is based in Minneapolis.

Orion Zangara is an illustrator, comic book artist, and aspiring artist who lives in the Washington D.C. area. He is a graduate of The Kubert School, an art trade school with a concentration in sequential art, founded by his grandfather, Joe Kubert. He creates dark fantasy tales in both pictures and prose.


Hand to fans of spooky mysteries.


The Stoneman Mysteries Book Two is a fun, engrossing, mystery; a black and white graphic novel about a living gargoyle and his living friend. This boy helps the gargoyle uncover events that are happening within their city of Edenburgh that the demon gargoyle with a good heart cannot uncover himself.

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