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Test of the Professionals: Leap Year By Marcia Wilson
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The Sequel to YOU BUY BONES: Sherlock Holmes' London through the eyes of Scotland Yard. London is suffering from world-wide crop failures; crime has risen to desperate levels, from polished... More > assassins and child-gangs to dog-thieves. Gregson is being drawn into the the dangers of organised crime; The Home and Foreign Offices are girding for war and Dr. Watson operates as a locum in the East Slums, growing ever more disillusioned with how powerful men play with the weaker. Through it all Sherlock Holmes observes his city, aided by a delicate net of friends, enemies, and allies: a covert operative damaged in body and soul; a merciless killer on the brink of the noose; a corrupted police officer; and reluctantly, Inspector Lestrade, who is learning that the past is never too far away to haunt you...or to kill you.< Less
Test of the Professionals: Leap Year By Marcia Wilson
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The Sequel to YOU BUY BONES: Sherlock Holmes' London through the eyes of Scotland Yard. London is suffering from world-wide crop failures; crime has risen to desperate levels, from polished... More > assassins and child-gangs to dog-thieves. Gregson is being drawn into the the dangers of organised crime; The Home and Foreign Offices are girding for war and Dr. Watson operates as a locum in the East Slums, growing ever more disillusioned with how powerful men play with the weaker. Through it all Sherlock Holmes observes his city, aided by a delicate net of friends, enemies, and allies: a covert operative damaged in body and soul; a merciless killer on the brink of the noose; a corrupted police officer; and reluctantly, Inspector Lestrade, who is learning that the past is never too far away to haunt you...or to kill you.< Less
Test of the Professionals: Leap Year Large Print By Marcia Wilson
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The Sequel to YOU BUY BONES: Sherlock Holmes' London through the eyes of Scotland Yard. London is suffering from world-wide crop failures; crime has risen to desperate levels, from polished assassins... More > and child-gangs to dog-thieves. Gregson is being drawn into the the dangers of organised crime; The Home and Foreign Offices are girding for war and Dr. Watson operates as a locum in the East Slums, growing ever more disillusioned with how powerful men play with the weaker. Through it all Sherlock Holmes observes his city, aided by a delicate net of friends, enemies, and allies: a covert operative damaged in body and soul; a merciless killer on the brink of the noose; a corrupted police officer; and reluctantly, Inspector Lestrade, who is learning that the past is never too far away to haunt you...or to kill you< Less
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective and illustrated by Sidney Paget. Contains 12 stories published in The... More > Strand between July 1891 and December 1892 with original illustrations by Sidney Paget. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. Traditionally, the canon of Sherlock Holmes consists of the 56 short stories and four novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In this context, the term "canon" is an attempt to distinguish between Doyle's original works and subsequent works by other authors using the same characters.< Less
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: Illustrated By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: Illustrated (1894) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Contains 12 stories published in The Strand are: Silver Blaze, The Yellow Face, The Stock-Broker's Clerk, The... More > "Gloria Scott", The Musgrave Ritual, The Reigate Puzzle, The Crooked Man, The Resident Patient, The Greek Interpreter, The Naval Treaty, The Final Problem, The Adventure of the Cardboard Box. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. Traditionally, the canon of Sherlock Holmes consists of the 56 short stories and four novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.< Less
The Return of Sherlock Holmes: Illustrated By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903-1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The 13 stories are: The Adventure of the Norwood Builder, The... More > Adventure of the Dancing Men, The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist, The Adventure of the Priory School, The Adventure of Black Peter, The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton, The Adventure of the Six Napoleons, The Adventure of the Three Students, The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez, The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter, The Adventure of the Abbey Grange, The Adventure of the Second Stain. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.< Less
The Valley of Fear: Illustrated By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is based on the real life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story... More > was first published in the Strand Magazine between September 1914 and May 1915, and the first book edition was published in New York on 27 February 1915. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson receive a letter from an informant known by the pseudonym Fred Porlock. Porlock is part of Professor Moriarty's criminal organization. The letter is written in a numeric code, and Holmes realises that the numbers refer to words in a book, by page and column. They decode the letter (finding the book in question to be Whitaker's Almanack), which warns that John Douglas of Birlstone House is about to be murdered. After they have deciphered the message, Inspector MacDonald of Scotland Yard comes to consult Holmes. MacDonald is astonished when he sees the message...< Less
A Study in Scarlet: Illustrated By Arthur Conan Doyle
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A Study In Scarlet: Illustrated (1887) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The first novel featuring the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir... More > Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes, who later became one of the most famous literary detective characters. He wrote the story in 1886, and it was published the next year. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his sidekick Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his "study in scarlet": "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." Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger.< Less
The Hound of the Baskervilles: Illustrated By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Hound of the Baskervilles: Illustrated (1902) by Arthur Conan Doyle is the third of four crime novels. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set... More > largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound. Sir Charles Baskerville, a baronet, is found lying dead among yew trees in the grounds of his country house, Baskerville Hall. The cause of death is ascribed to a heart attack. Fearing for the safety of Sir Charles's nephew and only known heir, Henry Baskerville—who was coming to London from Canada to claim his inheritance—Dr James Mortimer travels from Devon to London, and appeals for help to Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger.< Less
His Last Bow: Illustrated By Arthur Conan Doyle
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His Last Bow is a collection of eight Sherlock Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, first in The Strand Magazine September 1908 to December 1913, plus the one-off title story (September 1917), also... More > called A Reminiscence of Mr. Sherlock Holmes under Reminiscences of Mr. Sherlock Holmes. The eight stories that it contains are: The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge, The Adventure of the Cardboard Box, The Adventure of the Red Circle, The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans, The Adventure of the Dying Detective, The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot, His Last Bow, An Epilogue of Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.< Less