#THIF - Thank Holmes It's Friday Offers Week 32

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Week 32 - Two more new free audio books for the first 50 fans.... + events + new books + kickstarters.



To celebrate the launch of 'Hounded' - Vince Stadon's fantastic book about his obsession with 'The Hound of The Baskervilles' we've put together a collection of all our Hound items - 25% off when you buy 3 or more with the code 'hound' (click here)



Sherlock Holmes and The Egyptian Tomb Mystery

We are in London in 1890, and the British Museum plans to exhibit the contents, brought specially to London, of a newly excavated Egyptian tomb. The event is disturbed by the murder of a museum watchman. A suspect is quickly found, a young museum assistant, caught red-handed with a bloodstained knife. But things are not so simple; behind this apparently clear case Holmes uncovers, piece by piece, just as did the archaeologists, a complicated story of blackmail, violence and treachery, which, at every step, threatens him, and Watson, with deadly consequences. See how events ranging from the British Embassy in Cairo to a theatre in East London can baffle and confuse, until Holmes and Watson find the last pieces of the puzzle, and must fight for their lives.



Please use contact us form quoting THIF-91 and let us know your country - we'll send you both books.


Holmes and Watson: An American Adventure

Lizzie Borden took an axe, and gave her mother 40 whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father 41. Or did she? Holmes and Watson, while in America find themselves face to face with Lizzie Borden when two fresh axe murders rock Fall River society. Is Lizzie to blame?


The Untold Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

In the year 1933, an elderly Dr. John Watson is looking back over his life and his time spent with his brilliant friend and master of deduction Sherlock Holmes. He writes in a letter to the listener that he has assembled a list of seven untold adventures that span from his and Sherlock's early years until the time of Sherlock's retirement. Watson explains that he wishes to leave, not only his family, but the public with a final compilation of adventures that he and Sherlock shared while he is still able. 

In these seven stories, Holmes and Watson are caught in the middle of multiple Government Scandals (Acquitted Client & Diamond Jubilee) cold blooded murders (Poisoned Affair & Saint Mary's Murder) and Terrorist groups (The Yellow Handkerchief). As well Holmes and Watson come face to face the spirits of darkness (The Haunted Hotel) and in a story that works through over a decade of Holmes's cases, we learn the truth about Watson's marital life and what happened to his wife Mary after Holmes's apparent death at Reichenbach (The Solved Problem).

These Untold Adventures of Sherlock Holmes will engage Holmes fans from all over, and will bring them deeper into the world of Sherlock Holmes and the complexities within.



3 For 2 on Theatre Performances

We're delighted to share the news that Don't Go Into The Cellar have launched their online shop with recordings of their theatre performances - including several Sherlock Holmes stories. Their launch offer is using code '3FOR2' for buy two, get one free on all mp4 recordings (click here).



Dorothy Ellen Palmer's book 'Wiggins - Son of Sherlock' is groundbreaking in many ways. It's one of the first Sherlock Holmes pastiches to cast a disabled character as the lead and addresses many subjects not tackled by Victorian literature. Join Dorothy for a fascinating reading and Q&A - 12th September (all attendees get complimentary mystery audiobooks) - (free Zoom tickets here)


Playing The Game - Sherlock Holmes Author Panels - September 25th

Two panels - six authors on each.

3pm EST / 8pm UK  - Panel 1 (free Zoom tickets here)

5pm EST / 10pm UK - Panel 2 (free Zoom tickets here)

Join us for a fan Q&A with a panel of Sherlock Holmes authors.



Kickstarter is a great way to support projects you like and get a great bargain - usually many months ahead of publication.

Dark Arts, Dark Acts - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure - 1940 - The British Foreign Office sends Holmes and Watson on a top-secret mission to Berlin

Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of The Amazonian Explorer - Original adventure featuring Sherlock Holmes. A theatre production with Jonathan Goodwin playing Holmes, in the style of Jeremy Brett.

Sherlock Holmes and The Man With The Twisted Script - Imagine you are a caption writer and your editor drops a pile of old Sidney Paget illustrations on your desk and says 'get these ready for printing’.

Sherlock Holmes: New Adventures in the Realms of H.G. Wells - a two-volume anthology with 25 new adventures of Sherlock Holmes solving cases involving characters from the stories of H.G. Wells.

Sherlock's Secretary - When bank robbers steal only some letters written to Sherlock Holmes, something nefarious must be happening...

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