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The Adventure of the Deceased Scholar

The Adventure of the Deceased Scholar

by Liese Sherwood-fabre

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Overview

Award-winning author and recognized Sherlockian scholar Liese Sherwood-Fabre's third novel in "The Early Case Files of Sherlock Holmes" follows the young detective to London for the spring holiday. This CIBA first-place mystery and mayhem winner has been described by bestselling author Gemma Halliday as "a classic in the making" and Kirkus Reviews as "a multifaceted and convincing addition to Sherlock-ian lore."

The Holmes family plans to celebrate the Easter holidays in London until a tragedy during the 1868 Oxford-Cambridge Boat race puts Mycroft Holmes' reputation on the line.

When Mycroft Holmes identifies a drowning victim, he is drawn into a situation that could destroy not only Lord Surminster's name, but his own reputation as well. If ruled a suicide, the lord's assets will be returned to the Crown, leaving his mother and siblings destitute. Should that happen, the victim's sister has threatened to drag Mycroft's good name through the mire. Will Sherlock be able determine what happened before more than one family is destroyed?

"[Dr.] Sherwood-Fabre's attention to detail and vivid prose are on full display in this delightful look at the evolution of a young Sherlock Holmes."
–Book Life Prize


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781952408113
Publisher: Little Elm Press LLC
Publication date: 05/15/2021
Series: The Early Case Files of Sherlock Holmes , #3
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Liese Sherwood-Fabre knew she was destined to write when she got an A+ in the second grade for her story about Dick, Jane, and Sally’s ruined picnic. After obtaining her PhD from Indiana University, she joined the federal government and had the opportunity to work and live internationally for more than fifteen years. After returning to the states, she seriously pursued her writing career and has recently turned to a childhood passion in the tales of Sherlock Holmes. A recognized Sherlockian scholar, her essays on Sherlock and Victorian England are published across the globe and have appeared in the Baker Street Journal, the premiere publication of the Baker Street Irregulars andCanadian Holmes.

Her new "Early Case Files of Sherlock Holmes" series won first-place in the CIBA Mystery and Mayhem awards and has garnered praise from bestselling authors and numerous 5-star reviews.

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