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The Valley of Fear 

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An English manor house--a raised drawbridge--a moat. It is almost a sealed room murder.

A millionaire with a very private past is dead--shot by that peculiarly American weapon, a sawed-off shotgun. Does this tie into his years in the Pennsylvania coal fields? Does someone know his secret? Can Holmes find the answer--or is this a case that even he can't solve?

"Our favorite among the long tales of Sherlock Holmes...some of the best wit and humor...

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Overview

An English manor house--a raised drawbridge--a moat. It is almost a sealed room murder.

A millionaire with a very private past is dead--shot by that peculiarly American weapon, a sawed-off shotgun. Does this tie into his years in the Pennsylvania coal fields? Does someone know his secret? Can Holmes find the answer--or is this a case that even he can't solve?

"Our favorite among the long tales of Sherlock Holmes...some of the best wit and humor to be found anywhere--and a stunning punch ending!" (Catalog of Crime)

One of the four full-length novels starring Sherlock Holmes, the 19th-century sleuth and his cohort Dr. Watson must figure out who murdered a man in his own castle with an American sawed-off shotgun

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"[Prebble] handles the job skillfully, with clear and distinct characterizations, and matches his tone and pacing to the action." —-AudioFile
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930), a Scottish writer whose works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays, romances, poetry, and nonfiction, is best known as the creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes.

One of AudioFile magazine's Golden Voices, Simon Prebble has received over twenty Earphones Awards and five Listen-Up Awards, and he has been a finalist fourteen times for an Audie Award. In 2006, Publishers Weekly named him Narrator of the Year, and he was named Booklist's 2010 Voice of Choice.

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Table of Contents

Part I The Tragedy of Birlstone
  Chapter I The Warning
  Chapter II Sherlock Holmes Discourses
  Chapter III The Tragedy of Birlstone
  Chapter IV Darkness
  Chapter V The People Of the Drama
  Chapter VI A Dawning Light
  Chapter VII The Solution
Part II The Scowrers
  Chapter I The Man
  Chapter II The Bodymaster
  Chapter III Lodge 341, Vermissa
  Chapter IV The Valley of Fear
  Chapter V The Darkest Hour
  Chapter VI Danger
  Chapter VII The Trapping of Birdy Edwards
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  • Posted February 10, 2011

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    The Valley Of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle

    A great book, with an ending that has a huge un-expected twist, Doyle takes this book, and puts you in London, solving the murder, all with an amazing plot, good characters and a mystery that mind boggling in the first half. He then in the second half takes you to somewhere out in the west, with Evil characters, major plot twist, a murder gang, revenge, and a good characters, then back to London where everything comes full circle, into a unexpected ending. That is what makes this Sherlock Holmes book, a GREAT read.

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  • Anonymous

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    2 Stories in one! Really enjoyable!

    Each story is equally intruiging. I really enjoyed this book!

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    Amazing

    I really enjoyed this book, I had a really hard time putting this one down. Its a must for teens and adults.

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