Further Exploits of Sherlock Holmes

Sparkling Books
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This exciting anthology brings together the work of two much admired Sherlock Holmes writers. In these stories Holmes and Watson are engaged in daring exploits applying their razor-sharp intelligence in new cases.

By David Stuart Davies
The Reichenbach Secret
The Adventure of the Brewer's Son
The Secret of the Dead
Murder at Tragere House

By Matthew Booth
The Dragon of Lea Lane
The Fairmont Confession
The Mornington Scream
The Riddle of Satan's Tooth
The Tragedy of Saxon's Gate
The Verse of Death
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David Stuart Davies is the author of numerous novels featuring Sherlock Holmes as well as several non-fiction books about the Baker Street detective including the movie volume Starring Sherlock Holmes. David is a committee member of the Crime Writers’ Association and edits their monthly magazine. Matthew Booth is the author of Sherlock Holmes and the Giant’s Hand and a scriptwriter for the American radio network, Imagination Theatre, syndicated by Jim French Productions, contributing particularly to their series:The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Matthew is an author in the MX Publishing Undershaw Preservation project, having contributed to their anthologies of new Sherlock Holmes stories.

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Sparkling Books
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Published on
Jul 1, 2016
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Pages
276
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ISBN
9781907230615
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / General
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
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