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Miss Holmes

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d by Alan Bradley is a Sherlock Holmes type mystery series which just crossed my path. I am hooked! What a delight this story is! The main character, Flavia de Luce, is a 12-year-old English … Continue reading

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Holmes Contempo

In the Company of Sherlock Holmes: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon by Laurie R King and Leslie S Klinger is a terrific collection of short stories written by contemporary writers. After lengthy copyright wrangling with the Doyle estate, this … Continue reading

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Adam’s Rib

A Monstrous Regiment of Women by Laurie R. King is the second novel in the series which has captivated me recently. I think it is the best of the three I have read. This story, in fact all three novels, … Continue reading

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The Queen

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King is the first in the series of Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell Mysteries. This is the book I should have read first because it establishes the relationship between Holmes and Russell, but either … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms

Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King exceeded my expectations. This is my first foray into King’s series of continuing Sherlock Holmes tales and I enjoyed this one immensely. In this novel we find Holmes married to Mary Russell, a sharp-witted … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the White Ribbon

The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz recently came to my attention when I saw a former professor was reading another book written by the same author. Am I ever grateful! Sanctioned by the Doyle Estate, this is a brand … Continue reading

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Holmes Resurrected

Sherlock Holmes the Missing Years: Japan by Vasudev Murthy is a refreshing new Holmes mystery. Narrated by the ever faithful sidekick, Dr. Watson, the mystery begins with an ominous letter written in Sherlock Holmes handwriting instructing Watson to make haste … Continue reading

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