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Peter E. Blau reviews Is That My Holmes? and Is That My Watson? by Andrew Murray

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"IS THAT MY HOLMES? and IS THAT MY WATSON? are amusing rhymed picture books written by Andrew Murray, with artwork by Deakin Brook (2013; 24 pp.), that are inspired by recent film and television versions of Holmes and Watson." Is That My Holmes? is available from all good bookstores including   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). Is That My Watson? is available from all good bookstores including   Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Waterstones UK, and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository. In ebook format it is in Amazon Kindle,  Kobo and Nook.

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Peter E. Blau reviews Sherlock Holmes and The Lufton Lady

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"Marlene Aig’s SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE LUFTON LADY (London: MX Publishing, 2013; 95 pp.) is a welcome reminder of a fine writer who died far too young; set in 1878, it’s a tale of a younger and more romantic Holmes, nicely told, and with an appreciative forward by written by Susan Dahlinger.” Sherlock Holmes and The Lufton Lady is available from all good bookstores including  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).

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Former home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 'Undershaw' is finally sold

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Review of Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Einstein’s Daughter

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„The name Albert Einstein is known the world over, much like Sherlock Holmes. It is therefore unusual that a pastiche featuring the world’s greatest detective and the world’s foremost scientist has never come to light - that is until now. Tim Symonds’ latest Sherlock Holmes novel, The Mystery of Einstein’s Daughter at last features these two legendary figures together. Dr. Watson is given an offer he cannot refuse - to photograph Sherlock Holmes standing on the precipice of the Reichenbach Falls, the site of his struggle with Professor Moriarty. As Watson cajoles Holmes into the trip, they must face the wrath of...

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Philip K. Jones reviews The Detective The Woman and The Silent Hive by Amy Thomas

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"This is the third novel by this author about Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler.  As these novels come out, readers find themselves travelling a strange pathway.  Both Sherlock and Irene have developed defenses against caring about others.  Their reasons are different, but their actions are similar.  Both are self-reliant loners who suppress their feelings of care and concern for others lest they be trapped into allowing others to distract them from their own immediate concerns. This novel opens with Irene arriving at 221B Baker Street to inform Sherlock that her bee hives have all died.  At this time, Irene is...

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