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Review: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. KingMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I definitely enjoyed this. Mary Russell, a dauntless heroine, is likable despite her character flaws when matched up to Sherlock Holmes. It took her longer than I expected to decipher a message left by the antagonist, and I see that as a flaw […]

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Review: Sherlock Holmes End Justifies?

Sherlock Holmes End Justifies? by Cavenagh Tom CavenaghMy rating: 3 of 5 stars Well. I did not see that ending coming, and that redeemed the book significantly in that I was able to award it one more star. I wish I could say that this book is on-par with the likes of Anthony Horowitz, but […]

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Review: Moriarty

Moriarty by Anthony HorowitzMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Internal screaming No, wait. Give me a moment. I’m not done yet.¬†Screams more. What the heck did I just read? I’m afraid this review won’t do the book justice. This story is like a rollercoaster with twenty loops. I felt sick on it…. and I loved […]

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Review: The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel

The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony HorowitzMy rating: 5 of 5 stars I keep reading the preface in Martin Freeman’s voice now. Oh, God…A novel that takes a beloved character and puts a different twist on him/her can be tricky territory. The readers scrutinize the character and make sure it stands […]

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Review: The Valley of Fear

The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan DoyleMy rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m a big fan of the BBC crime drama Sherlock, the way it is formatted and the way it appreciates its original source work and the love shown for it. The show’s love of the source material pushed me to read some […]

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Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This novel has to be one of the best mysteries I’ve read. I love the mysteries that occur on the moor, the way something is always to be puzzled over. When Watson arrived on the moor without Holmes I felt a […]