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Review: Rendezvous at the Populaire – A Novel of Sherlock Holmes

Rendezvous at the Populaire – A Novel of Sherlock Holmes by Kate WorkmanMy rating: 4 of 5 stars “My dear friend, you cannot best me. You may kill me, but my spirit will not be taken down by a mere mortal. And that is precisely what you are.”Sometimes, even a machine like Sherlock Holmes may […]

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Review: Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Pink Jewel Conundrum

Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Pink Jewel Conundrum by Philip van WulvenMy rating: 2 of 5 stars Sorry this one took me longer than usual. I finished this late last night and was out all day today. So….. let’s get to it…. This book had a pretty strong starting point. It certainly felt like a Holmes […]

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Review: The Devil’s Grin

The Devil’s Grin by Annelie WendebergMy rating: 1 of 5 stars I don’t understand this book’s aim. Is it a Holmes pastiche? Is it its own story? I put it under Project Sherlock because it uses Holmes’ name and tries to pay homage to his methods…. for the first chapter of the book. After that, […]

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Review: The continued Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The continued Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Samuel IngraldiMy rating: 2 of 5 stars In the simplest terms, too short. The so-called “resurrection” of the diabolical Professor James Moriarty has been done before (many times, in fact). Counting this short story, I have already perused three novels concerning the return of the Napoleon of Crime. […]

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Review: Shadows Over Baker Street

Shadows Over Baker Street by Michael ReavesMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Please note that my rating of this book is merely the rating I gave out most often to the stories presented and does not represent the rating for every story. Those ratings make up my updates. This novel shouldn’t work. Sherlock Holmes mixing […]

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Review: The Last Sherlock Holmes Story

The Last Sherlock Holmes Story by Michael DibdinMy rating: 3 of 5 stars The problem is sometimes preferable to the solution…. I’ve read Dust and Shadow and that novel honestly did not live up to expectations. So why did I pick up another Holmes mystery involving Jack the Ripper? Well, first of all, I’m running […]

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Review: The Sherlockian

The Sherlockian by Graham MooreMy rating: 2 of 5 stars This one’s going to be difficult to review… but I shall press on… So I debated for some time over whether this novel should even be under the Project Sherlock moniker, but ultimately decided to keep it under the project because it pays homage to […]

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Review: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution by Nicholas MeyerMy rating: 4 of 5 stars What started out as a simple novel about helping Holmes to battle addiction quickly turned into a much larger struggle and I have to say that it captivated me. I pitied poor Holmes. I felt like I knew where he was coming from. I […]

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Review: The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls

The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls by John R. KingMy rating: 2 of 5 stars This novel fought hard for the position as my favorite Holmes pastiche – a position that currently belongs to a novel commissioned by the Conan Doyle Estate (of which there are two books and I’m not revealing which one is my […]

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Review: Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson

Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson by Lyndsay FayeMy rating: 3 of 5 stars Well. The crime was the of the darkest nature I’ve ever seen Holmes take on. I don’t think I’ll be able to keep anything down for a while. Joking aside, this was good, […]