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Who Was The Inspiration For Sherlock Holmes?

Who Was The Inspiration For Sherlock Holmes? Well doesn’t that sound like a mystery in itself!?  Sherlock Holmes is one of the most well known iconic characters of literature, so much so that we almost forget he is fictional! We all know very well who he is and what he was able … Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes Transportation History

Sherlock Holmes Transportation History We can look at the various modes of transportation used by Sherlock Holmes by taking a look at the favored modes of transportation used in that time period. In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s transportation was evolving at a rapid pace in England. In the late … Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes Fighting Style and Skills

Most readers of Sherlock Holmes stories and adventures are already very familiar with the character’s  methods of deduction and observation.  It is after all the stuff of legend.  But what of Sherlock Holmes fighting style? Dealing with criminals and murderers requires physical prowess to match the mental acuity. Sherlock Holmes Fighting … Continue reading

The Secret Fiend by Shane Peacock

The Secret Fiend: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 4th Case The Secret Fiend by Shane Peacock It is 1868 and Benjamin Disraeli has just become Prime Minister of the British Empire. He is Jewish and thus holds utter fascination for the half Jewish young Sherlock Holmes. Many in England are … Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes Story Review – The Adventure of The Norwood Builder

 Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Norwood Builder There is a never ending fascination with Sherlock Holmes deduction skills and this story is a great illustration. The Adventure of the Norwood Builder was written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, illustrated by Sydney Paget and published by The Strand in 1903. … Continue reading

The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz

The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz My hands practically trembled as I opened to the first page of The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz.  This is not simply one of the many books inspired by Sherlock Holmes or based on Sherlock Holmes or part of the whole Sherlock Homes … Continue reading

Vanishing Girl by Shane Peacock

Vanishing Girl by Shane Peacock A wealthy young girl vanishes in thin air in front of a large crowd of people near Hyde Park and nobody sees what happened.  Even more shocking,  over 2 months after the girl has disappeared and is presumed dead, a ransom note surfaces at Scotland … Continue reading

Death in the Air by Shane Peacock

Death in the Air by Shane Peacock After the tragic death of his mother in his arms, young Sherlock Holmes has dedicated his life to fighting crime.  It does not take long for him to find another case.  While visiting his father at work in the beautiful Crystal Palace, Sherlock … Continue reading

Eye of the Crow by Shane Peacock

Eye of the Crow by Shane Peacock If you have read the About page, you will know that as a child, I read all the classics, as well as everything Sherlock Holmes I could get my hands on. So when my 12 year old son brought home Eye of the Crow: … Continue reading