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#THIF - Thank Holmes It's Friday Offers Week 30

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#THIF - Thank Holmes It's Friday Offers Week 30

Week 30 - Two more new free audio books for the first 50 fans.... + events + new books + kickstarters NEW BOOKS Sherlock Holmes A Study In Illustrations Volume 1 This massive first volume covers early Holmes illustrations and is dominated by Sidney Paget. Mike plans several more volumes that will bring us towards the modern day.   AUDIOBOOKS  Please use contact us form quoting THIF-89 and let us know your country - we'll send you both books.   A Most Diabolical Plot: Six Compelling Sherlock Holmes Cases In the year 1903 - the exact moment is now lost to history - Sherlock Holmes proclaimed to the world...

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#THIF - Thank Holmes It's Friday Week 29

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#THIF - Thank Holmes It's Friday Week 29

Week 29 - Two more new free audio books for the first 50 fans....  AUDIOBOOKS  Please use contact us form quoting THIF-88 and let us know your country - we'll send you both books. A Professor Reflects on Sherlock Holmes The uniqueness of this book is the essays and activities that include both serious and farcical writings about Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. A travelogue that compares Reichenbach Falls and Trummelbach Falls for Professor Moriarty's demise and notes from a visit to Trinity College at Oxford to view Monsignor Knox's writings and entries in the Gryphon Club Book provide the listener with engaging insights into Sherlock Holmes' world...

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Book Review - Sherlock Holmes - The Baker Street Epilogue

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Book Review - Sherlock Holmes - The Baker Street Epilogue

Sherlock Holmes Society of London "These six stories are, like those published in 2019 as Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Legacy, compiled by one Christopher Henry Watson, MD, writing in 1952. This young gentleman informs us that he inherited a prized collection of stories from his uncle, Dr John H Watson. This latest selection, which may or may not be the final offering, features the same ingenuity in plots and Canonical referencing as the earlier one. The sixth story is an interesting and cheerful sequel to Holmes and Watson’s encounter with the veiled lodger, and tells of the great improvement...

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Book Review - Sherlock Holmes - The Justice Master

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Book Review - Sherlock Holmes - The Justice Master

David Marcum Arthur Hall eased into the ranks of Sherlock Holmes pastiches with an initial short story, followed by a few obscure Holmes novels. But following his first appearance in “The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories”, he has been like a man on fire, writing a great number of new Holmes stories in the completely correct Watsonian voice. Now comes his latest in the long form, his sixth Holmes novel. The police are looking for a vigilante – a killer who takes it upon him- or herself to exact punishment on criminals who may have gotten away with...

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Book Review - Tales of Scotland Yard - Lestrade

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Book Review - Tales of Scotland Yard - Lestrade

David Marcum "After writing a very sizeable number of adventures about Inspector Lestrade and the other men of Scotland Yard, all of which have appeared on line as fan-fiction (and one small print-on-demand volume), Bianca Jenkins has brought her interpretation of the Yarders to Sherlockian publishing giant, MX Books, by way of their Orange Pip imprint. Here she tells an origin tale of our favorite and most well-known Sherlockian policeman, beginning in 1867. It’s a very fitting and traditional narrative, and provides an excellent foundation for the online stories which some of us have been enjoying for years. This is...

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