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Out on Kindle – The Art of Sherlock Holmes: West Palm Beach Edition

The Art of Sherlock Holmes: West Palm Beach Edition

The Art of Sherlock Holmes is a totally unique experience. Imagine a dozen or more of the finest artists in the U.S. creating art for some the best new short stories written by some of the finest Holmes authors in the world. Each artist has envisioned their version of one story specifically selected for them. All stories and art in one large, hardcover, coffee table presentation volume. This first edition features artists from West Palm Beach, Florida. Future editions will be global, with participating artists contributing from all over the world. The Art of Sherlock Holmes was conceived and curated by Phil Growick, himself a renowned Holmes author.

The book is certainly a unique experience for lovers of the great detective. In between the short stories about Holmes are wonderful reproductions of paintings done by well known artists from Florida. Each artist has offered their own unique vision of one of the short stories in the book. The stories and art are combined into a fabulous tribute to Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.” – J. Walker

The Art of Sherlock Holmes – official prints from the Conan Doyle Estate.

The Art of Sherlock Holmes – West Palm Edition is available from Amazon USABarnes and Noble USASherlockHolmesBooks USAAmazon UKBook Depository (free worldwide shipping) and all good bookstores.

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Sherlock Holmes e il mistero di Kerrett’s Rood

Sherlock Holmes e il mistero di Kerrett’s Rood – Formato Kindle

La sorella della signora Hudson fa riemergere il vecchio caso della famiglia Felton, il quale si intreccia alle misteriose apparizioni di un fantasma…

Sul treno di ritorno per Londra, Sherlock Holmes e il Dottor Watson si imbattono casualmente nella loro prossima cliente, Mrs Grimshaw, che scopriremo essere la sorella di Mrs Hudson. Il suo racconto fa riemergere il vecchio caso della famiglia Felton, il quale si intreccia alle misteriose apparizioni di un fantasma. Holmes intuisce che queste apparizioni nascondono ben altro. Una visita all’avvocato di famiglia e alla vecchia proprietà dei Felton a Kerrett’s Rood riusciranno a confermare le sue teorie e a svelare ogni mistero.

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Out on Kindle: The Complete Dr. Thorndyke – Volume 1 and Volume 2

The Complete Dr. Thorndyke – Volume 1 and Volume 2

Volume I contains the first three Thorndyke novels, published in 1907, 1911, and 1912, respectively. Set in London during the time that Sherlock Holmes was still in practice, these introduce us to Thorndyke and his world, as well as painting a vivid picture of the London of that era. Volume II contains roughly the first half of the Thorndyke Short Stories. In all, there are over forty Thorndyke short stories, spread over six books. This volume contains the fifteen short stories from the first three, John Thorndyke’s Cases, The Singing Bone, and The Great Portrait Mystery.
When Sherlock Holmes began his practice as a “Consulting Detective”, his ideas of scientific criminal investigations caused the London police to look upon him as a mere “theorist”. And yet, through his work, the science behind catching criminals became so important that it’s hard to now imagine the world without them. Many famous Great Detectives followed in Holmes’s footsteps – Nero Wolfe and Ellery Queen, Hercule Poirot and Solar Pons – but before they began their careers, and while Holmes was still in practice in Baker Street, another London consultant – Dr. John Thorndyke – opened his doors, using the scientific methods developed and perfected by Holmes and taking them to a whole new level of brilliance.

MX Publishing is proud to announce the return of Dr. Thorndyke in a collection of omnibus editions, bringing these masterful adventures of one of the world’s greatest detectives together in an easily available format for modern readers.

Thorndyke will cheerfully show you all the facts. You will be none the wiser … .”– Dorothy L. Sayers, Chronicler of Lord Peter Wimsey

This latest two-volume set would sit proudly on any mystery readers bookshelf! Excellent!” – Raven’s Reviews

The Complete Dr. Thorndyke series is available from all good bookstores including The Strand MagazineAmazon USAAmazon UKWaterstones UK and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository.

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Out on Kindle: Sheerluck Versus The Paranormal Volume 1

Sheerluck Versus The Paranormal Volume 1

The world’s only kid consulting detective is on the trail of the supernatural. Ghosts, ghouls, witches – indeed all manner of phantasmagoria – beware because Sheerluck, his sister Watson and the atomic sprite Mycroft have your details!

In this volume:

ZOMBIES

CURSED PAINTINGS

SLENDER MAN

DOPPELGANGERS

Are they real?

Or what?

You will thrill to the terrifying and frankly bizarre cases Sheerluck and co have dealt with. So sit down, strap in and unexpect the expected!

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The characters of Sherlock Holmes world, Sheerluck, Watson, and Mycroft have evolved into eerily wacky versions of themselves. They take the reader on a journey through paranormal situations and find their way through. Open to the first page and find a world that is packed with humor, with their analysis of ghosts, ghouls, Slenderman, and a mime.” – Gretchen Altabef

Sheerluck is a brilliantly funny intro for kids to the world of Sherlock and Conan Doyle….plus they stand up brilliantly as an entertaining read for kids who might not always want to spend time reading…” – J.Marley

Sheerluck Holmes Book 1 is available from all good bookstores including  Amazon USABarnes and Noble USAAmazon UKWaterstones UK and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository.

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Sherlock Holmes Attentato al Club Diogene

Sherlock Holmes Attentato al Club Diogene (Il Giallo Mondadori Sherlock) Formato Kindle

Mai il dottor Watson avrebbe immaginato di rendersi complice di un’infernale macchinazione. E tuttavia è attingendo ai suoi dettagliatissimi resoconti delle imprese di Sherlock Holmes che un ignoto avversario ha potuto concepire un piano spaventoso. Tutto ha inizio nel settembre del 1902, quando nelle stanze del 221B si presenta uno strano visitatore. Sebbene indossi abiti laceri ed emani un tanfo disgustoso, costui non ha l’aria del diseredato; sembra anzi un uomo benestante travestito da povero. È infatti uno scrittore americano, di nome Jack London, al lavoro su un libro di denuncia delle miserevoli condizioni in cui versano i derelitti dell’East End. Ma la storia che ha da raccontare, emersa fortuitamente dalle sue incursioni nei bassifondi della capitale, suona come il delirio di un paranoico. Esisterebbe un’organizzazione segreta, l’Assassini S.p.A., dedita all’eliminazione di nemici della collettività quali politici corrotti, affaristi senza scrupoli, boss del crimine. Innumerevoli attentati ne recherebbero la firma occulta. Passerà molto tempo, forse troppo, prima che il segugio di Baker Street prenda sul serio questa minaccia. Allora la mano inesorabile dei sicari avrà ormai designato la sua prossima vittima.

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Out on Kindle – The Merchant of Menace: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure

The Merchant of Menace: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure

Reluctantly, Sherlock Holmes agrees to assist Inspector Lestrade who is being hounded by an obnoxious nobleman whose jewel-encrusted dagger has gone missing. However, what Holmes initially believes to be a simple theft turns out instead to be his first encounter with a master criminal, who is as ruthless as he is brilliant, and whom Watson dubs “The Merchant of Menace.”

Soon Holmes finds himself matching wits with a man who will steal anything – if the price is right. Moreover, this thief will go to any lengths, including blackmail and murder, to achieve his desired goal.

As Holmes comes to understand his adversary, he also begins to realize he can only react to the Merchant because he has no idea where this criminal mastermind will strike next. All Holmes knows for certain is the Merchant seems to specialize in priceless, one-of-a-kind articles. Will that be enough information for the Great Detective to outwit his foe?

From the British Museum to the Louvre to Blenheim Palace, Holmes finds himself in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse. Set against the backdrop of early Edwardian England, the Great Detective and his Boswell encounter an array of luminaries from the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough to a young Winston Churchill.

For fans of Conan Doyle’s immortal detective, the game is always afoot. However, this time around Holmes must try to bring to justice a villain who might well be the next Napoleon of Crime.

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The Merchant of Menace is available from all good bookstores including The Strand MagazineAmazon USABarnes and Noble USAAmazon UKWaterstones UK and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository.

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Out on Kindle

The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories – Part XV

In 2015, The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories burst upon the scene, featuring stories set within the canon’s correct time period, written by the very best of today’s Sherlockian authors from around the world. That first anthology, spread over three huge volumes, contained sixty-three stories and was the largest collection of its kind assembled at the time. Response was immediately and overwhelmingly positive, and soon there were calls from fans for additional collections.
Over 150 contributors so far have joined together from around the world to produce well over three hundred new adventures to honour Sherlock Holmes, the man described by Watson as “the best and wisest whom I have ever known.”
We now proudly present Parts XIII, XIV, and XV, three volumes which break the record of the initial triple offering, with an incredible sixty-six new adventures featuring the eternal duo Watson and Holmes.

Part XV in the popular MX series of new Sherlock Holmes stories features contributions from Mark Mower, Thomas Fortenberry, Robert Perret, Tracy J. Revels, Robert Stapleton, Peter Coe Verbica, Maurice Barkley, Edwin A. Enstrom, William Todd, Roger Riccard, Kelvin I. Jones, Arthur Hall, Jack Grochot, David Marcum, Dick Gillman, Will Murray, Tim Symonds, Mike Hogan, Leslie Charteris, Denis Green, Ian Dickerson, Nick Cardillo, Darryl Webber, with forewords from David Marcum, Will Thomas, Roger Johnson, Steve Emecz and Melissa Grigsby, and two poems from Christopher James.

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The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories are available from all good bookstores including The Strand MagazineAmazon USABarnes and Noble USAAmazon UKWaterstones UK and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository.

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