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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. "Call and Response" is a short story by Scottish author William Meikle. It is part of the Arkham Detective Agency series created by C. J. Henderson.


Private Detective Frank Nardi follows a trail of clues to Glasgow, Scotland, where he joins forces with fellow PI Derek Adams. Together, the pair help to decipher a mysterious code coming from somewhere far out in the universe.


  • Frank Nardi, a former NYPD detective turned private eye.
  • Derek Adams, a Glaswegian private investigator.
  • John Logie Baird, a Scottish inventor.
  • Dr. Piers Night, a boffin from Arkham.

Behind the Mythos[]

"Call and Response" was written by William Meikle at the request of Brian M. Sammons for a story involving C. J. Henderson's hard-boiled private investigator Frank Nardi. It was published in the 2017 collection Arkham Detective Agency by Dark Regions Press.

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