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Book Reviews - The Riddle of Foxwood Grange

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Book Reviews - The Riddle of Foxwood Grange

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London “There’s a rich cast of characters, the setting is splendidly evoked, and Holmes’s solution to Harley’s puzzle is a tour de force.”   David Marcum I’ve been collecting pastiches for a long time – 41 years now – and I always want more. Give me traditional stories – none of this Alternate Universe stuff. Set it in the correct time period. Holmes should be a hero, not a broken mess or a murderer, and Watson shouldn’t be an idiot or a caretaker or someone just there to give a comical double-take.From the first time...

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Book Review - Sherlock Holmes and A Quantity of Debt

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Book Review - Sherlock Holmes and A Quantity of Debt

  Nothing that is secret can remain secret forever. But is it possible that some crimes are better left undiscovered? Join Holmes and Watson as they travel from London to storm-wracked Bedfordshire, where the Great Detective finds himself uncovering the grisly truth concerning a half-century old murder. “David Marcum has again managed to write a brilliant Holmes pastiche!” – Raven’s Reviews Sherlock Holmes and A Quantity of Debt  is available from all good bookstores including The Strand Magazine, Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Waterstones UK and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository. In ebook format it is in Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Nook and Apple iBooks (iPad/iPhone). Available on Audio.

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Review of Sherlock Holmes and The Menacing Moors

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“...The story winds through the poetry, to Baskerville Hall, to a confrontation on the moors with a beast like none they had seen, to the inquest on Will Abernathy, (which enrages Holmes,) back to 221B, and thus to the Sussex Downs where Holmes trains as a apiarist and solves a crime, and back to Baker Street for the shock ending I didn’t see coming! The story is really good and the Herculean effort it must have been to write it all in verse—well, my hat is off to you, Mr. Allan Mitchell! I wouldn’t dream of seeing such work get...

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The top 5 Sherlock Holmes audio books so far this month

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#1   The Demon of the Dusk: The Rediscovered Cases of Sherlock Holmes, Book 1 by Arthur Hall and Nick Crosby #2  The Adventure of the Pigtail Twist – Matthew Simmonds and Joff Manning #3  The One Hundred Per Cent Society: Arthur Hall and Nick Crosby- The Rediscovered Cases of Sherlock Holmes, Book 2 #4   A Guide to Deduction by Hannah Rogers and Steve White #5   The Secret Assassin: The Rediscovered Cases of Sherlock Holmes, Book 3 by Arthur Hall and Nick Crosby 176 books on the Sherlock Holmes Audio Books Pinterest Board.  

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The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories – Author Interview – Andrew Bryant

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The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories – Author Interview – Andrew Bryant

Throughout the Kickstarter campaign, we will be adding brief interviews highlighting the talented authors who have contributed to the anthology. Today we have the excellent Andrew Bryant. How did you first get introduced to Sherlock Holmes? I was first introduced to Sherlock Holmes through the 1940’s films with Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. From there I started reading the novels and stories. I soon had the complete Holmes library. ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’ was the first Holmes book that I read, and it remains my favourite today. What was the inspiration for your pastiche? The inspiration for ‘The Blue Lady Of...

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