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Four British Mysteries

by David Stuart Davies Nikki Dudley Sally Spedding Thoams Brown

Four British Mysteries: crime, detective, thriller and (mild) horror set in Britain by British authors.Lynnwood, by Thomas Brown, set in the New Forest, was listed for the 2014 People's Book Prize;A Taste for Blood, set in and around London, by the acclaimed Sherlock Holmes expert David Stuart Davies;Ellipsis, set in London, a psychological thriller by Nikki Dudley;Cold Remains, set in London and Wales, by crime writer and award-winning poet, Sally Spedding.Four great reads, for those who like to wrap their minds round unusual plots.

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Promise

by David Stuart Davies

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are holidaying on the English coast when they discover a corpse on the beach... which then disappears. They can get little help from the nearby village, populated by strange and unfriendly characters. Then the corpse suddenly reappears in their cottage and they are attacked by persons unknown. Watson comes to, and discovers that months have passed, and Holmes is not the man he remembers. What has happened to his friend? Does it have something to do with a dead devil worshipper, whose children happen to live in the cursed village?

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Ripper Legacy

by David Stuart Davies

A visit from the distraught Ronald Temple sets SHERLOCK HOLMES and Dr Watson on the hunt for a kidnapped child. With no ransom note and a sinister connection to the highest echelons of Victorian society, it becomes clear that it is no ordinary kidnapping, and soon the companions' lives are in danger. What is the child's true heritage? And what is the connection with the Whitechapel murders of a decade before?

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Scroll of the Dead

by David Stuart Davies

Holmes attends a seance to unmask an impostor posing as a medium, Sebastian Melmoth, a man hell-bent on obtaining immortality after the discovery of an ancient Egyptian papyrus. It is up to Holmes and Watson to stop him and avert disaster... In this fast-paced adventure, the action moves from London to the picturesque Lake District as Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson once more battle with the forces of evil. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes' career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, the Further Adventures series encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds' greatest detective.

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Veiled Detective

by David Stuart Davies

A young Sherlock Holmes arrives in London to begin his career as a private detective, catching the eye of the master criminal, Professor James Moriarty. Enter Dr. Watson, newly returned from Afghanistan, soon to make history as Holmes' companion...By turns both shocking and exciting, David Stuart Davies' controversial take on the Holmes mythology is a modern classic in crime fiction that will defy all expectations.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes' career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, the Further Adventures series encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds' greatest detective.

Sherlock Holmes: The Scroll of the Dead

by David Stuart Davies

Holmes attends a seance to unmask an impostor posing as a medium, Sebastian Melmoth, a man hell-bent on obtaining immortality after the discovery of an ancient Egyptian papyrus. It is up to Holmes and Watson to stop him and avert disaster. . . In this fast-paced adventure, the action moves from London to the picturesque Lake District as Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson once more battle with the forces of evil. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes' career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, the Further Adventures series encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds' greatest detective.

Sherlock Holmes: The Veiled Detective

by David Stuart Davies

A young Sherlock Holmes arrives in London to begin his career as a private detective, catching the eye of the master criminal, Professor James Moriarty. Enter Dr. Watson, newly returned from Afghanistan, soon to make history as Holmes' companion. . . By turns both shocking and exciting, David Stuart Davies' controversial take on the Holmes mythology is a modern classic in crime fiction that will defy all expectations. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes' career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, the Further Adventures series encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds' greatest detective.

A Taste for Blood

by David Stuart Davies

The sixth novel in the Detective Johnny (One Eye) Hawke series.Two laser-sharp detectives, two thought-provoking cases and two skilful plots.Featuring private investigator Johnny (One Eye) Hawke, and his one-time colleague in the police force Detective David Llewellyn. Llewellyn is investigating the chilling crimes of a top psychiatrist and his scheming patient who the doctor believes has knuckled under his authority. In the meantime, Hawke is on the case of a mysterious suicide in Edgware Road... soon discovered as not your average suicide.The guts and insight of the two investigators bring both cases to a head - though you won't even begin to see how until you have turned the last pages. Review:"This is a delightful read because you are not quite sure what will happen and you are hooked enough to keep on reading. Enjoyable." - J Robert Ewbank, author

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