Fans of author Ridley Pearson’s bestselling Kingdom Keepers series know that he writes middle grade books filled with adventure, riddles, and breakneck twists and turns. The Initiation, the first novel in his new Lock and Key trilogy, is a fascinating origin story that explores the early lives of Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective Sherlock Holmes and his burgeoning nemesis, James Moriarty, when […]
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This is the first book that includes Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
Mr. Holmes returns to London, after being wounded in a battle in Afghanistan. He meets Dr. Watson, and they become roommates at the now famous, 221B Baker Street apartment. The pair are investigating a strange murder case; one that has the police baffled.
Follow Holmes and Watson as they employ cutting-edge scientific techniques, and logic, on their quest to solve a murder mystery that spans many years and two continents.
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About the Author
A prolific author of books, short stories, poetry, and more, the Scottish writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is best known for the creation of one of literature’s most vivid and enduring characters: Sherlock Holmes. Through detailed observation, vast knowledge, and brilliant deduction, Holmes and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step into the swirling fog of Victorian London to rescue the innocent, confound the guilty, and solve the most perplexing puzzles known to literature.
Date of Birth:May 22, 1859
Date of Death:July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885