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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 pass Holmes in an impossible to resist assortment edited by way 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 supply attention-grabbing, exciting, and totally unique views on Sherlock Holmes during this different ebook. those sleek masters position the sleuth in suspenseful new events, create characters who resolve Holmesian mysteries, reflect on Holmes in his later years, fill gaps within the Sherlock Holmes Canon, and exhibit their very own own obsessions with the good Detective.

Thomas Perry, for instance, has Dr. Watson inform his story, in a virtuoso paintings of exchange heritage that unearths President McKinley imminent the sleuth with a irritating request; Lee baby sends an FBI agent to enquire a criminal offense close to today’s Baker Street—only to get a twenty-first-century surprise; Jacqueline Winspear spins a narrative of a plucky boy encouraged by means of 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 excellent tribute comes this scrumptious selection of twisty, shrewdpermanent, and mesmerizing stories 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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Claire held her breath as a swallow dove from the sunlight into the shop’s shadows, then out again as Neil stood closer and studied her face. He was amused, the lines fanning out from his eyes, deepening. At close range, his hair was crisp and in dark waves, shot with lighter streaks that marked a man who enjoyed the outdoors. A deep, half-moon-shaped scar marked his cheekbone, and he bore his Nordic heritage, broad cheekbones, a blunt nose, and a mouth that liked a smile, like the one tugging at it now.

When the pickup drove out of his driveway and past Claire’s house, he turned to Claire and waved for her to come over. He’d done the same in the last four months, but she’d never responded. Claire closed the curtain. ” At least he hadn’t pushed the point, hadn’t called her, or come to her home. He’d respected her privacy that much, anyway. Claire pushed down the annoyance building inside her; she well understood the dangers of becoming upset. When she became upset, Claire could be very vulnerable and open, where the feelings of other people moved into her, as if they were her own.

It’s your call on how you want to handle this neighbor business. You’re invited on over to my house. We’ve got enough food over there for an army. ” He glanced at the life-size, snarling, poised metal rottweilers; from a distance, they had looked real. While some people placed Chinese Foo dog statues at their doorways for protection, apparently Ms. Brown had a taste for the more menacing. ” The curtain at the window moved just that bit, indicating that she was definitely in the house; the lady was obstinate.

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