Sherlock Holmes and the Terrible Secret

Author: Fred Thursfield

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1780922299

Category: Fiction

Page: 120

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It is the start of the First World War. Sherlock Holmes is coaxed out of a short lived retirement to track down an exotic dancer to retrieve a dangerous secret accidentally given to her by a young patent clerk before it falls into the hands of a hostile government. As much a detective story as a brief history of the causes, reasons and the long term futility of a long forgotten war.
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The Secret Documents of Sherlock Holmes

Author: June Thomson

Publisher: Allison & Busby

ISBN: 0749016620

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 8664

This collection of stories, allegedly written by Doctor Watson, includes the theft of the Vatican cameos, the arrest of Huret the Boulevard assassin, and the terrible death of Crosby the banker.
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Sherlock Holmes & the Secret Mission

Author: Eddie Maguire

Publisher: Dales Large Print Books

ISBN: 9781842625651

Category: Fiction

Page: 238

View: 4757

In order to rekindle his old friendship with Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson travels to Sussex for a short holiday, but within hours of his arrival he finds himself drawn into a series of terrible events surrounding the apparent death of Holmes' brother Mycroft, the kidnapping of a London safe-maker and an attack upon a seaman.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Lufton Lady

Author: Christopher Redmond

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1780924631

Category: Fiction

Page: 80

View: 372

The Lufton Lady reveals an episode from the early career of Sherlock Holmes — an incident that proves the great detective had a heart as well as a brain. The story is told mostly in excerpts from the journal of an aristocrat who finds himself caught up in a dramatic encounter in 1878. The Lufton Lady is a novella by Marlene R. Aig, a noted Sherlockian and member of the Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes who was also a respected Associated Press reporter. It has been largely unknown since her death in 1996, and is now published for the first time.
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The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes

Author: June Thomson

Publisher: Allison & Busby

ISBN: 0749012293

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 8407

SECRETS, SUSPENSE, AND CONSPIRACY. LONDON THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GREAT SHERLOCK HOLMES As Dr Watson's secret manuscripts are revealed to the public, a multitude of previously unseen cases come to light. An American millionaire receives threatening letters from a sinister Black Hand . . . A mysterious box terrifies a shopkeeper . . . Holmes and Watson feel the influence of an old enemy from beyond the grave . . . And a tragedy occurs which Sherlock Holmes will never be able to forgive himself for failing to prevent. From the smoky streets of London to a countryside mental institution, the renowned detective and his faithful sidekick Watson must use all their cunning to solve this array of mysteries. Murders, madness and diamonds abound as June Thomson continues the Holmes canon with a brilliance and ingenuity that perfectly captures where Conan Doyle left off.
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The Untold Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Luke Kuhns

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1780922442

Category: Fiction

Page: 204

View: 9285

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 reader 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' cases, we learn the truth about Watson's marital life and what happened to his wife Mary after Holmes' apparent death at Reichenbach (The Solved Problem).
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141972351

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 9719

'It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.' Sherlock Holmes, scourge of criminals everywhere, whether they be lurking in London's foggy backstreets or plotting behind the walls of an idyllic country mansion, and his faithful colleague Dr Watson solve twelve breathtaking and perplexing mysteries. In The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, the first collection of the great consulting detective's cases, we encounter some of his most famous and devilishly difficult problems, including A Scandal in Bohemia, The Speckled Band, The Red-Headed League, The Blue Carbuncle, The Five Orange Pips and The Man with the Twisted Lip.
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Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Complete Set 1)

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755387570

Category: Fiction

Page: 131

View: 484

The greatest detective of them all is back... 'There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it'. Arriving in the wilderness of London Dr John Watson finds himself lodging at 221b Baker Street with one Sherlock Holmes. A corpse has been discovered and scrawled in blood across the walls is the word RACHE - revenge. Watson, is baffled by the case but for Holmes the game is afoot...
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Jaico Publishing House

ISBN: 8172247249

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 3191

Sherlock Holmes the gaunt, ascetic, ruthlessly logical pursuer of crime and mystery created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle needs no introduction. The adventures of this sharp, witty and moody detective alongwith his loveable pedantic and faithful friend Dr. Watson are a perennial source of inspiration to lovers of crime fiction. The book brings to you the criminal investigation of mysteries by master detective Sherlock Holmes.
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More Secret Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Gary Lovisi

Publisher: Ramble House

ISBN: 1605435430

Category: Fiction

Page: 158

View: 8699

Two years ago Gary Lovisi came out with his first collection of unknown stories about Sherlock Holmes in THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. Now, Gary adds three more tales to the canon with "The Notorious Crosby Murders," "A Study in Evil" and "The American Adventure." These reveal sides of the great detective you may not be familiar with, for instance, his obsession with blood spatter evidence almost a century before Dexter and CSI got in the act. And did you know that Holmes once visited the United States and solved a crime there? Join Gary Lovisi in his quest to regale us with ALL of the Sherlock Holmes stories -- even the ones Watson never knew about!
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The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Phil Growick

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1780925190

Category: Fiction

Page: 238

View: 9525

In “The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes”, all the questions left at the surprise ending in “The Secret Journal of Dr. Watson”, will finally be answered.What happened to the Romanov Imperial Family? To Reilly, “Ace of Spies”? To Dr. Watson? But most of all, to Holmes, himself. Historical figures as disparate as King George V, Al Capone, Anastasia, Stalin, Babe Ruth, and Winston Churchill, all play unexpected roles in this most insidious historical mystery. From the infant Soviet Union, to England, New York, the Caribbean and Finland, the world becomes a giant, deadly chessboard. Who will live? Who will die? And why? What terrible mind is behind the deaths and deception? Could it possibly be Sherlock Holmes? And what new questions will arise at the incredible climax of “The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes”?
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Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair

Author: David Stuart Davies

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781840225488

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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This novel is an exciting fusion of a Sherlock Holmes mystery with the Ruritanian world of intrigue and skulduggery of Anthony Hope's novel The Prisoner of Zenda.Colonel Sapt of the Ruritanian Court journeys to England on a secret mission to save the country from anarchy. His mission is to engage the services of Rudolf Rassendyll once more to impersonate the King while the monarch recovers from a serious illness. But Rassendyll has mysteriously disappeared. In desperation, Sapt consults Sherlock Holmes who, with his faithful companion Watson, travels to the Kingdom of Ruritania in an effort to thwart the plans of the scheming Rupert of Hentzau in his bid for the throne. Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair is a wonderful blend of detective story and rousing adventure yarn.
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486115380

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 6939

Back by popular demand, the world's most famous detective returns from a seemingly fatal encounter with his nemesis, Professor Moriarty. Thirteen stories include "The Empty House," "The Dancing Men," and "The Six Napoleons."
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Plays by William Hooker Gillette

All the Comforts of Home, Secret Service, Sherlock Holmes

Author: William Gillette,Rosemary Cullen,Don B. Wilmeth

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521284318

Category: Drama

Page: 276

View: 9111

The American playwright and actor William Gillette is best remembered today for the role of Sherlock Holmes that he first created for the stage in 1899 and played for more than thirty years. This volume includes All the Comforts of Home (1890), Secret Service (1895) and Sherlock Holmes (1899).
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Sherlock Holmes and The Flying Scotsman

Author: John Worth

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1780925611

Category: Fiction

Page: 71

View: 6005

Into a complex international scenario of espionage, intrigue and assassination are thrown a mixed bag of characters. The young visitor to the household of Sir Adrian Fettice, himself something of an enigma, his opposite number of the German Secret Service, some almost innocent bystanders, a deadly assassin – and Sherlock Holmes. A trap is set, but the outcome is not as expected. Only the quickness of mind of the greatest detective is capable of achieving the most unexpected but brilliant final result. Following shortly after publication of John Worth’s brilliant evocation of the Victorian era East End of London in his novel ‘The Making of a Man’, this latest offering from the same writer is a fast moving Holmesian novella. It will engage all who enjoyed the first novel.
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Sherlock Holmes

To a Country House Darkly And other new adventures

Author: N. M. Scott

Publisher: Book Guild Publishing

ISBN: 1911320769

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

View: 3441

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Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Bantam Classics

ISBN: 0307834409

Category: Fiction

Page: 1088

View: 2847

Sherlock Holmes The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I Since his first appearance in Beeton’s Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in two paperback volumes, Bantam presents all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Conan Doyle’s classic hero--a truly complete collection of Sherlock Holmes’s adventures in crime! Volume I includes the early novel A Study in Scarlet, which introduced the eccentric genius of Sherlock Holmes to the world. This baffling murder mystery, with the cryptic word Rache written in blood, first brought Holmes together with Dr. John Watson. Next, The Sign of Four presents Holmes’s famous “seven percent solution” and the strange puzzle of Mary Morstan in the quintessential locked-room mystery. Also included are Holmes’s feats of extraordinary detection in such famous cases as the chilling “ The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” the baffling riddle of “The Musgrave Ritual,” and the ingeniously plotted “The Five Orange Pips,” tales that bring to life a Victorian England of horse-drawn cabs, fogs, and the famous lodgings at 221B Baker Street, where Sherlock Holmes earned his undisputed reputation as the greatest fictional detective of all time.
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Sherlock Holmes: Murder at Moulin Rouge (Graphic Novel)

Author: Gary Reed

Publisher: Caliber Comics

ISBN: 1632943239

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 35

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Called to France, Holmes and Watson mix it up with such notable figures as Oscar Wilde, Sarah Bernhardt, and Toulouse L’Autrec as a murderer is claiming the lives of some of the dancers at the Moulin Rouge. We learn the terrible secret of the murderer who was falsely imprisoned on Devil’s Island and witness the horrendous condition that an innocent man suffered, a man who now wants nothing more than revenge.
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The Secret Journal of Dr Watson

A Sherlock Holmes Novel

Author: Phil Growick

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1780921330

Category: Fiction

Page: 293

View: 4429

On the most secret and dangerous assignment of their lives, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are sent into the newborn Soviet Union to rescue The Romanovs: Nicholas and Alexandra and their innocent children. Will Holmes and Watson be able to change history? Will they even be able to survive?
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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes

The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation

Author: Brad Ricca

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250072247

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

View: 1013

"The true story of Grace Humiston, the detective and lawyer who turned her back on New York society life to become one of the nation's greatest crime fighters during an era when women were rarely involved with investigations"--
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