Sherlock Holmes - The Patchwork Devil

Sherlock Holmes - The Patchwork Devil

by Cavan Scott

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ISBN-13: 9781783297146
Publisher: Titan
Publication date: 04/12/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 190,708
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Cavan Scott is the author of sixty books and audio dramas including the Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller Who-ology: The Official Doctor Who Miscellany, co-written with Mark Wright. He has written for Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Angry Birds, Warhammer 40,000, Pathfinder, Adventure Time, Blake’s 7, Judge Dredd, Highlander and Power Rangers, as well as his own novels and short stories. He lives in Bristol.

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Sherlock Holmes - The Patchwork Devil 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DarkRavenDH More than 1 year ago
The fresh hand of man dead for two years... I will put up a SPOILERS ALERT warning although I will try to not ruin the book for anyone. It is simply common courtesy, and I have been taken to task for not giving warning too often! The year is 1919. Sherlock Holmes is visiting at Dr. and Mrs. Watson’s home. One thing I should add is that at no time does the author give the name of the second wife. Mrs. Holmes has less patience with Holmes than Mary Watson had. So it is far from pleasing when Holmes and Watson get into another case… While solving the problems and old friend of Holmes’ is having with his nephew, Holmes and Watson manage to get in a fight. Holmes agrees that he has presumed on Watson’s good nature enough, and he is planning to return home. Inspector Tovey arrives at Watson’s home before Holmes has left for his train. There are unwritten adventures involving Tovey mentioned, and it is plain that this is not their first meeting. The Inspector is seeking Holmes’ help once more. By now Holmes and Watson have patched things up, and agree to aid Tovey. The Inspection states that a hand has washed up on the banks of the Thames near Tower Bridge. This would usually not be strange, but fingerprints prove it to belong to a man killed in WWI. He had part of his head blown off and was definitely dead. But this hand is fresh, and there are surgical sutures holding the hand to the arm, which has been sawn off perhaps four inches above the wrist… The harrowing tale winds from the bank of the Thames, through an abandoned Hospital, to consultation with a Doctor who specializes in treatment of a rare bone disorder, to Germany, and beyond. Along the way Holmes and Watson will risk life and limb searching for the origins of what could be termed “patchwork devils,” while being tracked by a series of unusual agents—who may or may not have interest in the successful conclusion of this mystery… I give the book five stars! Excellent plot and writing! Quoth the Raven…