Diane Gilbert Madsen’s new book from MX Publishing, Cracking the Code of the Canon, breaks the Canon wide open to offer a totally unique and different way of looking at Holmes and Watson and all the stories in the Canon you know and enjoy. It was written by lifelong Sherlockian and award winning mystery author Diane Gilbert Madsen (The Conan Doyle Notes: The Secret of Jack the Ripper; Hunting for Hemingway; and A Cadger’s Curse.). She brings her amusing style to a remarkable overview of the Canon that will intrigue Sherlockian novices and aficionados alike. Her very readable and entertaining take on the Sherlock Holmes approach to crime, criminals, victims and justice may alter many of your views of the Canon. Statistics can be fun when they relate to Sherlockian lore.
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Book Giveaway For The Bird and the Buddha
It is 1878, and Dr. Poppy Stamford has reluctantly rekindled her relationship with Sherlock Holmes. Though it has been almost four years since they parted on uneasy terms and he continues to suppress his feelings for her, they are still intrigued and inspired—and frustrated—by each other. When her beloved uncle is arrested in relation to a series of murders near the British Museum, Poppy and the burgeoning detective set out to find the evidence to set him free. Can they track down the real killer in time to save Uncle Ormond from the rope? In the latest adventure of Poppy Stamford and Sherlock Holmes, the two not only uncover secret societies, but find themselves soul-searching to clarify their beliefs about an array of moral issues including euthanasia and the death penalty … as well as their feelings toward one another.
The Bird and The Buddha – A Before Watson Novel – Book Two is available from all good bookstores including Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Waterstones UK and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository.