"Thomas is the all time most sensible at Sherlockian pastiche."―Ellery Queen's secret Magazine
Drugged, manacled, condemned to a dank phone within the depths of London's notorious Newgate criminal, the world's maximum literary detective awaits execution by way of a vengeful workforce of ambitious enemies. get away is very unlikely; demise, a walk in the park. yet no longer for Sherlock Holmes, who, in a gorgeous exhibit of mind and derring-do, will elude his hangman's noose and reside to mess around, undercover agent and ratiocinate one other day.
opposed to large odds Holmes will proceed to defy his enemies in 4 extra encounters, from cracking German intelligence codes, to going opposed to Scotland backyard and the Crown in proving the innocence of a guy condemned to demise for the slaying of a pregnant serving lady, to an arsenic-wielding magician, and naturally, to a conflict of wits with the malevolent Moriarty. in every single place in those 5 finely wrought stories, riddles and secret hover within the air. yet they aren't past the take hold of of the incomparable Sherlock Holmes.