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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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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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The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories – Part XIV

Part XIV in the popular MX series of new Sherlock Holmes stories features contributions from Charles Veley and Anna Elliott, Mark Sohn, David Marcum, S. Subramanian, Roger Riccard, Marcia Wilson, Tracy J. Revels, Arthur Hall, GC Rosenquist, Edwin A. Enstrom, Jayantika Ganguly, C.H. Dye, Matthew Booth, Stephen Herczeg, Geri Schear, Liz Hedgecock, Carl Heifetz, Gayle Lange Puhl, Harry DeMaio, I.A. Watson, and Thomas A Burns, Jr., with forewords from David Marcum, Will Thomas, Roger Johnson, Steve Emecz, Melissa Grigsby and a poem by Jacquelynn Morris.

The series began just four years ago, and here are sixty- six new adventures. Some of the authors have  already been mentioned; others include Marino Alvarez, Hugh Ashton, S.F. Bennett, Matthew Booth, Jay Ganguly, Carl Heifetz, Kelvin Jones, Gayle Lange Puhl, Tracy Revels, S Subramanian, Tim Symonds and Sean M Wright. And I’m delighted to find previously unpublished radio scripts by Leslie Charteris & Denis Green, and the late Jim French. Neither editor nor authors will benefit financially, as all royalties go towards the conservation of Undershaw, Conan Doyle’s former Surrey home, which now houses Stepping Stones School.The books are treasurable and the cause is excellent.” – The Sherlock Holmes Society of London

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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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Review of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Dying Emperor (Sherlock Holmes and the Crowned Heads of Europe Book 1)

There are pastiches, and then there are superlative pastiches.

Tom Turley’s novella, ‘The Case of the Dying Emperor’ (available on Kindle) falls firmly into the latter category. A question over the last illness of Frederick III, German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days in 1888, sends Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson to the Continent to investigate. A cast of real historical personages and places appear, each drawn with a level of detail and observation worthy of Holmes himself.

I had a sketchy knowledge of Frederick III, enough to know that his short reign is one of the great ‘What Ifs’ of history. Succeeded by his son, Wilhelm II, the infamous ‘Kaiser Bill’ as he was dubbed in Britain during the First World War, it is interesting to speculate on the course of history had Frederick lived. Given the international implications at the time, it is just the sort of case where you can imagine certain important figures turning to Holmes for his opinion. Watson also gets to shine, both with references to his background (based on the Baring-Gould model) and in his medical expertise. Add to this canon fidelity, and there’s plenty to keep the most ardent Sherlock Holmes fan, as well as the casual reader, engaged and delighted.

A problem I have found in the past with stories set in real historical settings is either too much or too little period detail. Mr Turley achieves an admirable balance. There are footnotes for those who want more information; if not, there is enough in the story to explain what is happening. Any necessary explanation flows naturally in conversations with appropriate language for the period between the principal characters without ever overwhelming the reader. Touches like these give the work an authentic feel, sweeping me up in the illusion that I really was reading a story written at the time.

It’s not often I get to say this, but ‘The Case of the Dying Emperor’ truly is a masterclass in the fine art of the Sherlock Holmes pastiche. Faithfulness to the characters, dedicated research and a clear, erudite style of writing makes this a story that I will be returning to again and again.

Reviewed by S.F. Bennett

Available on Kindle.

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A Chronology of the Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Revised 2018 Edition

A Chronology of the Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was first published in 2009; this was fully revised, expanded in 2012 and 2014, an Addenda & Corrigenda was published in 2016.  This 2018 edition has been completely updated and revised and supersedes all previous editions, it includes all of the revisions and corrections that were made previously plus the information and maps included in the Addenda & Corrigenda.  Also included is information located during research since 2016.  New photographs have been added to those already published and The Times is now listed in the sources with the date of publication.  The index has been compiled professionally by Geraldine Beare.

The first section contains a family tree and a detailed chronology of the major and minor events in the life of Sir Arthur and his family from 1755 to 1930.  This is followed by sections on events from 1930 to 1998, An Arctic Voyage in 1880, maps of Conan Doyle’s travels, the residences of Conan Doyle and his family, where are they buried, locations of plaques and statues, Arthur Conan Doyle and cricket, Arthur Conan Doyle and Portsmouth Football Club, Innes Doyle and cricket, a list of biographies and semi-biographical works, a list of Facsimile manuscripts that have been published, a bibliography, a selective list of miscellaneous writings, works consulted and about the chronologist.  Finally, there are a number of well-reproduced photographs of ACD his family at various times of his life; some have not appeared in print before. This publication proves that there is more to Arthur Conan Doyle than just Sherlock Holmes.

If you only want one book about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle this is the one. What Brian Pugh has done here is incredible. No other author has had a book like this written about his life and that is a fact! A must own book!” –  Doyle Society Copenhagen

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A Chronology of the Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Revised 2018 Edition 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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