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Follow Holmes and Watson as they traverse the streets of London and take on cases from the most unlikely of clients in these thirteen short mysteries.
In Val Andrews’ Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Dozen you will find marvellous tales of intrigue and mystery....
The Lobster Quadrille Colonel Archibald Fanshawe, from Watson’s Afghanistan days, bumps into his old comrade and proceeds to invite Watson and Holmes for dinner with him and his wife. As the dinner is in full swing and the main course gets underway it is apparent to Holmes that something is afoot after Fanshawe falls gravely ill at dinner…
The Gantry Point Wreckers Take a trip away from Baker Street whilst Holmes recuperates on doctor’s orders and has some well-earned rest in the North Devon town of Bideford. Not too long after arriving in the town Holmes’ rested mind begins to work overtime as he soon begins unravelling the mystery of sinking ships in the next town along.
Sherlock Holmes and the Gypsy Switch Mrs Joan Moran’s trip out to Streatham to ogle at Middle Eastern oddities culminates in a new case for Holmes and Watson. They must discover how her husband, who has been dead for some time, is able to gift her with gold coins from beyond the grave in this chilling tale.
The Kinema Mystery In an unusual case Holmes must save the owner of several kinemas from a thief who is able to walk through walls and disappear without a trace. Leaving in their wake a series of robberies targeting the kinema owner and stealing valuable objects, Holmes must use all his nous to solve this case.
The Baker Street Conjurer George Dean, proprietor and owner of the tavern ‘Cold Cut and Tankard’ requires the help of Holmes and Watson to ascertain how a conjurer who entertains his paying guests may or may not be magically stealing his earnings from right under his nose.
Plus many more stories.
Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Dozenis a new collection from Val Andrews that is packed full of vibrant tales of London’s finest detective.
Val Andrews (15 February 1926 – 12 December 2006) was a music hall artist, ventriloquist and writer. Andrews was a prolific writer on magic, having published over 1000 books and booklets from 1952. He also authored Sherlock Holmes pastiches and Houdini's novels.
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