Sherlock Holmes and the Frightened Golferby J. M. Gregson
London, February 1896. A bright crisp day is the first hint of the spring to come and a welcome intrusion into the winter gloom of the great industrial city. But as Watson tries to cheer up a restless Holmes, there is an urgent knocking at the door of 221B Baker Street. A moment later, a large man bursts into the living quarters of the famous pair. Alfred Bullimore is a very skilled but also an extremely frightened golfer, and he brings with him one of the strangest cases ever to be recorded in Doctor Watson's assiduous notes. What had seemed at first to be no more than tasteless horseplay at Royal Blackheath Golf Club is now threatening to escalate into serious violence. Already there has been an attack upon an elderly member walking his dog at dusk, and soon this is followed by an attempt at murder, which brings Holmes and Watson swiftly to the scene of the crime at the famous old golf club. The climax of the tale is set thrillingly on the last day of the 1896 Open Championship at Muirfield, with the solution as unexpected as it is timely. Noted crime author, J.M. Gregson has turned his attention to his own favourite detective duo of Holmes and Watson, and his first Sherlock Holmes novel will delight his fellow enthusiasts.
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Perfect for a rainy afternoon or when one wants something light after a heavy read. More Watson than Holmes and add the early days of golf to the mix to create a fun, frothy read.