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A $100 Valentine's Gift For Sherlock Affectionados

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A $100 Valentine's Gift For Sherlock Affectionados

**Special offer up to 14th February - if you sign up to Dear Holmes on the offer below you can let us know and we will send you $100 of Sherlock Holmes books in PDF as an extra gift** Delight your partner-in-crime with interactive Sherlockian mysteries from Dear Holmes. Each month, Sherlock Holmes will ask your detective to take on one of his pending cases. They'll receive weekly clues by mail and have the chance to compete with fellow detectives around the world for the coveted title of “Featured Detective”. And as if that weren't enough, at the end of each...

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2024 - Page A Day Calendar - 50% off for USA Fans

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2024 - Page A Day Calendar - 50% off for USA Fans

As we are now into January, we are selling the last few 2024 Page A Day Calendars at 50% off.  Just add the code '2024half' to the basket and you will get at 50% discount. Only a few copies left.  

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Sherlock Book Reviews - The Further Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Book Reviews - The Further Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes Society of London A most refreshing book from a British writer, pleasingly almost completely devoid of the inappropriate transatlanticisms that I so often find in pastiches, and which I always deplore. The absence of hackneyed references to a tin dispatch box is noted and greatly appreciated. Whilst remaining firmly within Canonical tradition and Watsonian prose style, the author has neatly avoided the many other clichés that mar similar works, and has also managed to introduce a few minor touches that are new, and yet by no means out of place. This is, I note from the final page,...

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Sherlock Book Reviews - MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Volumes 37-39

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Sherlock Book Reviews - MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Volumes 37-39

Sherlock Holmes Society of London Time to make room on the bookshelf as the three-volume 2023 Annual makes a welcome appearance. Fifty-nine new adventures by authors old and new cover the span of Holmes’s career, from his early days to his retirement, where the game is still very much afoot. Perusing the list of previous stories at the beginning of each volume, it never fails to impress how much editor David Marcum and the more than two hundred enthusiastic contributors have achieved since the first books appeared in 2015. Eight hundred new stories and over £86,600 raised for Undershaw is...

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Sherlock Holmes A Study In Illustrations Volume 4

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Sherlock Book Reviews - Sherlock Holmes A Study In Illustrations Volume 4

David Marcum I’m always stunned at the valuable work Mike Foy is accomplishing with these massive and fun volumes of Holmes illustrations from around the world and across the years. When the first volume came out, it was amazing – and then came Volumes 2 and 3, which were even more so. Now, with Volume 4, he and MX Publishing have once again outdone themselves. This oversized treasury delves into fascinating images from French, Brazilian, Czech, and American illustrators – each enlarged on its own page for maximum enjoyment and examination. Through these books, I’ve already been able to see...

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