Sherlock Author Profile - Paula Hammond

Sherlock Author Profile - Paula Hammond

Today's author profile from The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Volumes XIX to XXI (now on Kickstarter) is Paula Hammond.

 

Paula's Favourite quote from The Canon: 

 

There are so many wonderful moments in The Canon but perhaps my favorite comes from “The Final Problem”, when Moriarty visits Holmes in his rooms. A less-skilled author might have given us page after page of verbal fencing, but Doyle does the exact opposite. In just a few lines, he sums up the brilliance of both protagonists—the fact that they’re so well-matched they can anticipate each other’s thoughts and, equally, that they’re both determined to see their battle through to the end. It’s a sublime moment—laced with ominous portents—and it shows just what a great author Doyle was.
“ ‘All that I have to say has already crossed your mind,’ said he.
“ ‘Then possibly my answer has crossed yours,’ I replied.
“ ‘You stand fast?’
“ ‘Absolutely.’”

 

Paula has a story in Volume XXI

“The Bleeding Heart Mystery”

 

Paula's favourites amongst his own works:

 

“The Adventure of the Cable Street Mummy” appears in Belanger Books’ “Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Early Adventures, Volume I”. 

“Wherever the Fancy Takes You” appears in Belanger Books’, “A Tribute to H.G. Wells, Stories Inspired by the Master of Science Fiction, Volume 2: A Dark and Beautiful Future”.
“Fortunate Son” appears in B Cubed Press', “Alternative Truths III: Endgame”.

 

 

 


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