A Study in Sherlock: Stories inspired by the Holmes canon by Neil Gaiman, Lee Child, Laurie R. King, Alan Bradley, Leslie

By Neil Gaiman, Lee Child, Laurie R. King, Alan Bradley, Leslie S. Klinger

Bestselling Authors move Holmes in an impossible to resist assortment edited via award-winning Sherlockians Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
Neil Gaiman. Laura Lippman. Lee baby. those are only 3 of eighteen big name authors who supply interesting, exciting, and totally unique views on Sherlock Holmes during this extraordinary booklet. those sleek masters position the sleuth in suspenseful new events, create characters who resolve Holmesian mysteries, think of Holmes in his later years, fill gaps within the Sherlock Holmes Canon, and display their very own own obsessions with the nice Detective.

Thomas Perry, for instance, has Dr. Watson inform his story, in a virtuoso paintings of trade heritage that reveals President McKinley coming near near the sleuth with a anxious request; Lee baby sends an FBI agent to enquire against the law close to today’s Baker Street—only to get a twenty-first-century surprise; Jacqueline Winspear spins a narrative of a plucky boy encouraged via the detective to make his personal deductions; and picture artist Colin Cotterill portrays his fight to accomplish this task in his hilarious “The Mysterious Case of the Unwritten brief Story.”*

In excellent tribute comes this scrumptious selection of twisty, smart, and captivating experiences of a undying icon.

Featuring tales from:
Alan Bradley
Tony Broadbent
Jan Burke
Lionel Chetwynd
Lee Child
Colin Cotterill*
Neil Gaiman
Laura Lippman
Gayle Lynds & John Sheldon
Phillip & Jerry Margolin
Margaret Maron
Thomas Perry
S. J. Rozan
Dana Stabenow
Charles Todd
Jacqueline Winspear

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Doesn’t speak German,” White Tie said, still displaying less anxiety about his employee than about the fact that a policeman was wandering loose inside his club. Schmidt looked up at the women around and chose a couple. “Madam, if you’d hold this man’s arm up in the air, that’s right. And 46 Ariana Franklin you, madam, press your hand here, against my handkerchief, and keep pressing. Bit harder. Keep pressing. The ambulance will be here soon. Excellent. ” He stood up. ” Russian lounge lizard.

I’d prefer it if you both spoke German, sir,” Schmidt said. ” “My secretary, Esther Solomonova. It was a break-in. ” Reluctantly, Potrovskov allowed himself to be led away by Willi. The woman’s eyes followed him. God, she’s lovely, Schmidt thought. Then she turned toward him, and he saw the other side of her face. The worst thing about it was that she didn’t mind if he flinched—which he didn’t; he’d seen worse in the war. The scar ran from the outside of her left eyebrow across the cheek almost to the corner of her mouth.

As for the Anastasia thing, you won’t be involved. ” He was amazed at her obtuseness. “It’s been four years since Ekaterinburg. The saints know how she’s had to live, what she’s been through. Brain fever wiped out her memory, maybe. All you do is remind her how to be a lady again. ” His persuasion ebbed and flowed in and out of her mind as she considered—and weakened. “Come on, Esther. ” Yes, she could see that. By God, to set a cat among the pigeons that still believed they had a right to the Fabergé eggs and the rubies and the pearls distilled out of a people’s sweat and tears.

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