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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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Review of The Adventure of the Wordy Companion: An A-Z Guide to Sherlockian Phraseology

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“Finally!As a writer of Sherlock Holmes pastiches, I’ve been waiting years for a book like Nicko Vaughan’s “The Adventure of the Wordy Companion: An A-Z Guide to Sherlockian Phraseology.” A glossary of selected terms, phrases, and references from the original canon of Sherlock Holmes stories, this collection offers writers and readers alike a treasure of Holmesian information. Oh, sure, most of the alphabetical listings appear in the annotated versions of the Holmes stories (if you own such collections), but specific references are most difficult to locate if you don’t know the exact place to look. Want to know what a...

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No Police Like Holmes (McCabe and Cody Book 1)

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No Police Like Holmes (McCabe and Cody Book 1)

The Investigating Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes Colloquium and donation of the third largest private collection of Sherlockiana in the world were supposed to produce a weekend of great publicity for tiny St. Benignus college in Erin, Ohio. But when theft and murder come to campus, college public relations director Jeff Cody finds himself knee-deep in Sherlockian suspects, besieged by an aggressive reporter he loves but no longer dates, and competing with his eccentric brother-in-law, Sebastian McCabe, to solve the crimes first. The mess worsens when Jeff and his ex-girlfriend, Lynda Teal, themselves fall under suspicion of murder –...

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