"Thomas is the all time most sensible at Sherlockian pastiche."―Ellery Queen's secret Magazine
Drugged, manacled, condemned to a dank mobilephone within the depths of London's notorious Newgate felony, the world's maximum literary detective awaits execution by means of a vengeful group of ambitious enemies. break out is very unlikely; loss of life, a simple task. yet now not for Sherlock Holmes, who, in a gorgeous demonstrate of mind and derring-do, will elude his hangman's noose and dwell to mess around, undercover agent and ratiocinate one other day.
opposed to great 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 dying for the slaying of a pregnant serving woman, 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 don't seem to be past the seize of the incomparable Sherlock Holmes.