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 cross Holmes in an impossible to resist assortment edited by means of award-winning Sherlockians Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
 
Neil Gaiman. Laura Lippman. Lee baby. those are only 3 of eighteen star authors who offer interesting, exciting, and totally unique views on Sherlock Holmes during this special publication. those sleek masters position the sleuth in suspenseful new events, create characters who clear up Holmesian mysteries, give some thought to Holmes in his later years, fill gaps within the Sherlock Holmes Canon, and show 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 background that unearths President McKinley impending 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 through 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 ideal tribute comes this scrumptious number 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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She was like a nagging itch, repellent and at the same time tempting. It was not a sexual attraction, at least he did not think so. The women he was usually attracted to were blonde and curvaceous, with full lips that aroused his fantasies. And besides, he had been married for twenty years to a Finnish woman named Ritva who still more than satisfied these requirements. He had never been unfaithful, well . . something may have happened just once, and his wife might have misunderstood if she had known about it.

The report was, as always, almost scientifically precise, with footnotes, quotations, and source references. The first few pages gave the subject’s background, education, career, and financial situation. Not until page 24 did Salander drop the bombshell about the trips to Tallinn, in the same dry-as-dust tone she used to report that he lived in Sollentuna and drove a dark blue Volvo. She referred to documentation in an exhaustive appendix, including photographs of the thirteen-year-old girl in the company of the subject.

This disturbed him—but not enough for him to resist the temptation to test her. He thought about the matter for several days. ” He thought about his own Muslim upbringing, which had taught him that it was his duty to God to help the outcasts. Of course he did not believe in God and had not been in a mosque since he was a teenager, but he recognised Lisbeth Salander as a person in need of resolute help. He had not done much along these lines over the past few decades. Instead of giving Salander the boot, he summoned her for a meeting in which he tried to work out what made the difficult girl tick.

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