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Top 10 Sherlock Holmes Audiobooks in August So Far

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Top 10 Sherlock Holmes Audiobooks in August So Far

1.   Sherlock Holmes: The Persian Slipper and Other Stories – Brenda Seabrooke and Kevin E Green 2.   The Cotswolds Werewolf and Other Stories of Sherlock Holmes – Peter K. Andersson and Nigel Peever 3.   Sherlock Holmes: The Peculiar Persecution of John Vincent Harden – Dan Andriacco and Steve White 4.   Three May Keep a Secret – Richard Ryan and Luke Barton 5.   Holmes Sweet Holmes (McCabe and Cody Book 2) – Dan Andriacco and Tom Lennon 6.   The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes – Paul D. Gilbert and Simon de Deney 7.   A Continuum of Sherlock Holmes Stories – Jay Ganguly and Kevin E Green 8.   A Seasonal Tale (The Redacted Sherlock Holmes) – Orlando Pearson...

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Book Review - The Conan Doyle Notes: The Secret of Jack the Ripper

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Book Review - The Conan Doyle Notes: The Secret of Jack the Ripper

Sherlock Holmes Society of London "A handsome hardback novel by Diane Gilbert Madsen. The Conan Doyle Notes: The Secret of Jack the Ripper is the third DD McGil Literati Mystery, the first two being published by Midnight Ink. Some of the characters bear canonical names, but this is set in present-day America. An apparently routine fraud case for insurance investigator DD McGil interweaves with a more curious matter, a murderous assault on a friend of hers and the theft of an old diary that hints at a momentous discovery – Arthur Conan Doyle’s own notes on the Whitechapel murders and the identity...

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#THIF - Thank Holmes It's Friday 2022 - Week 33

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#THIF - Thank Holmes It's Friday 2022 - Week 33

Week 33 - Thank Holmes It's Friday 2022  We have a brand new audiobook this week and three more so a total of four free audiobooks for our fans. We'd also like up to five volunteers who are on TikTok to reach out to us to review paperbacks with short videos. #booktok is becoming a very popular way to review books so if you are active on TikTok, or would like to be and get free MX paperbacks sent to you for review please get in touch. This weeks news: 1. Kickstarters 2. Free Audiobooks  3. Audio App 4. New Books 1. Kickstarters...

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Book Reviews - Sherlock Holmes and The Crowned Heads of Europe

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Book Reviews - Sherlock Holmes and The Crowned Heads of Europe

Publishers Weekly "Turley debuts with a superior collection of four interconnected novellas involving Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in intelligence work on behalf of the British government. In the most memorable entry, “The Adventure of the Inconvenient Heir-Apparent,” Empress Elisabeth of Austria invites Holmes to Geneva, Switzerland, in 1898 in the hope the detective can clear up the circumstances of the deaths of her son, Rudolf, and his mistress nine years earlier, a tragedy generally regarded as a murder-suicide. The solution Holmes arrives at is grounded in the political tensions roiling the Austro-Hungarian empire at the time. In “The Case...

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Sherlock Book Review - The Cotswolds Werewolf and other Stories of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Book Review - The Cotswolds Werewolf and other Stories of Sherlock Holmes

Nick Cardillo “The Cotswolds Werewolf and Other Stories is yet another in a long line of pastiches which finds the world’s greatest detective investigating what seem to be supernatural goings-on. While the concept may not be the most original, I freely admit that I enjoy it. Reading any pastiche which finds Sherlock Holmes in an atmospheric setting, investigating an unusual crime makes for a fun experience. The question is, does this collection of short stories live up to the high standard of its predecessors? The main attraction of this collection is the eponymous story, “The Adventure of the Cotswolds Werewolf.” It...

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