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Sherlock Book Reviews - Oscar Slater A Killer Exposed

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Oscar Slater A Killer Exposed

Strand Magazine Arthur Conan Doyle was an amateur detective in real life. His most famous investigation, where he strove mightily to clear the name of George Edalji, a man accused of a series of attacks, has been fictionalized and adapted for radio, screen, and stage many times. Another prominent but less discussed investigation of his is the case of Oscar Slater, who was convicted of the 1908 murder of Marion Gilchrist, an affluent Scotch woman. Slater was accused of beating her to death and stealing her jewelry, but from the outset, he had a strong support base. As the years passed,...

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Sherlock Holmes Five Miles of Country

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Sherlock Holmes Five Miles of Country

Sherlock Holmes Magazine In 1896, Holmes meets Edison at the dawn of moving pictures. Murder, ghosts and mystery intertwine as Holmes and Watson navigate New York's diverse landscape alongside police chief Theodore Roosevelt. Reedsy The novel offers a fresh take on so many stock Holmes elements that could have been stale; for fans and others it is a pleasurable read.   Orlando Pearson The oh-so familiar figure of Sherlock Holmes and the world created by Arthur Conan Doyle would at first sight be a constraint on a 21st century writer.Do you write about that world as though nothing had changed...

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Bestselling Sherlock Holmes Audiobooks in May 2024

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Bestselling Sherlock Holmes Audiobooks in May 2024

Another record month for audiobooks sales and The Further Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes tops the charts for May. Welcome news for Caiden as he's working on Volume 2 as we speak. Martin Daley's Selected Cases and Terry Golledge's Rediscovered Annals are other collections with a strong month but its Kelvin Jone's fascinating new release of articles and stories from the magazine 'The New Sherlockian' that is the surprise entry at number three. David Marcum's excellent novel Eye of Heka is the highest placed novel in the chart.   1.   The Further Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes – Caiden Cooper Myles and Luke Barton...

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Synchrony Strategem - Sinister House Book 3

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Synchrony Strategem - Sinister House Book 3

Reedsy "This book is a worthy addition to the SH book world, so I recommend it to all SH fans across the globe."   The third book in the Sherlock Holmes Sinister House series.  Also available from Amazon USA.

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Great Warrior - The Sherlock Holmes Diaries 1901

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Great Warrior - The Sherlock Holmes Diaries 1901

Reedsy "Great Warrior: The Sherlock Holmes Diaries’ plot is woven in the solutions of two great mysteries that fans of the consulting detective will welcome. Watson is minimized. Lestrade is sidelined. Holmes is more humanized."     Book 4 of the Lady Beatrice series. Also available from Amazon USA and Barnes and Noble. Sherlock Holmes has seen more violent death than most men, but this time it's different. This time the victim is Meg, Mrs Hudson's beloved niece. Soon the detective discovers that Meg isn't the only woman to die by this killer's hand. There are others. All, like Meg, nurses recently home...

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