The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel
"Horowitz actually pulls off the glorious phantasm that Arthur Conan Doyle left us one final tale."--San Diego Union Tribune
London, 1890. 221B Baker St. a very good artwork broker named Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson to beg for his or her support. he's being menaced via an odd guy in a flat cap - a sought after legal who turns out to have him the entire means from the US. within the days that stick to, his house is robbed, his relations is threatened. after which the 1st homicide takes place.
THE residence OF SILK carry Sherlock Holmes again with the entire nuance, pacing, and nearly superhuman powers of research and deduction that made him the world's maximum detective, in a case depicting occasions too surprising, too titanic to ever look in print....until now.
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Fellow who were nearly invisible, sweeping the ground in a single nook. He used to be donning the uniform of a male nurse instead of that of a prisoner. ‘The keys…’ ‘Yes, Dr Trevelyan.’ Rivers lumbered over to the table, took up a key-chain and carried it over to an arched door set at the a long way aspect of the room. He looked to be lame, dragging one leg at the back of him. He was once sullen and rough-looking, with unruly ginger hair spilling all the way down to his shoulders. He stopped in entrance of the door and, taking his time,.
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