Sherlock Holmes and the Rule of Nine

From a manuscript believed to be the work of John H Watson, MD When a series of bizarre accidents befall small shopkeepers who have recently taken precautions to protect their premises, Sherlock Holmes is the first to discern a pattern, to the befuddlement of his most loyal friend It seems someone is running a protection racket, and , murder is involved, so Holmes teFrom a manuscript believed to be the work of John H Watson, MD When a series of bizarre accidents befall small shopkeepers who have recently taken precautions to protect their premises, Sherlock Holmes is the first to discern a pattern, to the befuddlement of his most loyal friend It seems someone is running a protection racket, and , murder is involved, so Holmes teams up with a New York detective who has travelled to London to get to the bottom of the Rule of Nine.
Sherlock Holmes and the Rule of Nine From a manuscript believed to be the work of John H Watson MD When a series of bizarre accidents befall small shopkeepers who have recently taken precautions to protect their premises Sherlock Holme

  • Title: Sherlock Holmes and the Rule of Nine
  • Author: Barrie Roberts
  • ISBN: 9780727860040
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Sherlock Holmes and the Rule of Nine”

    1. There are some Sherlock Holmes pastiches that are so close to the spirit and style of Arthur Conan Doyle that you wind up wishing that they were part of the Canon. This is one such book. (Cannon = Sherlock Holmes stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle and no one else. Canon is not meant to be a pun on Conan. I think.) Roberts has a very good handle on just why Sherlock Holmes is so popular. His Holmes is clearly recognizable as Holmes and not someone with a floppy hat and pipe fetish. Roberts als [...]

    2. Good book. Barrie Roberts takes the Arthur Conan Doyles method of writing as Dr. John Watson, and does a splendid job. I felt as though I were reading a new story, straight from Conan Doyle's desk. A must read for any Sherlock Holmes fan.

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