Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes From The New York Times Bestelling Author Of The Age Of Odin Comes A Brand New Sherlock Holmes Mystery In Which Sherlock Holmes And Dr Watson Must Infiltrate A Mysterious Cult To Save A Woman S Life London, 1895, And A Widowed Gentleman Comes Calling At 221B Baker Street Due To His Preoccupation With His Grief At Losing His Wife, Fitzhugh Woolfson S Daughter Hannah Has Become Estranged From Him, And Has Disappeared From The Family Home Woolfson Begs Sherlock Holmes To Find Her Holmes And Watson Soon Discover That Hannah Has Joined A Religious Sect Known As The Elysians Led By The Charismatic Sir Philip Buchanan Which Conducts Secretive Rituals In The Countryside Derived From Ancient Greek Myth And Religion Hannah S Friend Sophia Has Disappeared After Becoming Embroiled With The Elysians, And Foul Play Is Suspected The Companions Must Infiltrate The Mysterious Cult To Discover The Terrifying Truth Letters from a female view point here we see Holmes like Hound only in the shadows taking the view that he often did that females are the week sex.Which was Doyle of course who had that view been typical Doctor in Victorian times who care nothing for women today it would be called MCP but then it was normal I am glade that Lovegrove has not as some SH modern books have done change the view so the book is modern.This very Victorian Doyle not twenty first century view of 1895 but the 1895 in Doyl Letters from a female view point here we see Holmes like Hound only in the shadows taking the view that he often did that females are the week sex.Which was Doyle of course who had that view been typical Doctor in Victorian times who care nothing for women today it would be c
Reallylike three and a half stars, but I rounded up because, y know, it s Lovegrove, and also because that third act was crackerjack This is my fifth pastiche by Lovegrove, and it serves to remind me why he s among my favorite of pastiche writers he writes a bloody good adventure story There s always a mystery to his Holmes pastiches, don t get me wrong but I appreciate that he takes to heart that most of the Conan Doyle stories were given titles that begin with The Adventure The d Reallylike three and a half stars, but I rounded up because, y know, it s Lovegrove, and also because that third act was crackerjack This is my fifth pastiche by Lovegrove, and it serves to remind me why he s among my favorite of pastiche writers he writes a bloody good adventure story There s always a mystery to his Holmes pastiches, don t get me wrong but I appreciate that he takes to heart that most of the Conan Doyle stories were given titles that begin with The Adventure The duo of Holmes and Watson are rounded out to a trio in this one, with the addition of view spoiler Hannah Woolfson, the woman that Holmes and Watson were drawn into the case to find hide spoiler She s operating under the nickname Shirley Holbrook, which she chose as
I have had the good fortune of reading a few Holmes pastiches, and this one holds its own compared to others Lovegrove is no stranger to Sherlock, as evidenced by the number of titles he has devoted to the detective and his partner in solving crime, Watson As I cruised through the detailed chapters of Labyrinth , I was impressed by Lovegrove s ability to craft his tales in the style of Sir Arthur I commend all of today s authors who work to expand the telling of classic Holmes adventures Th I have had the good fortune of reading a few Holmes pastiches, and this one holds its own compared to others Lovegrove is no stranger to Sherlock, as eviden
RATING 4.5 I have always enjoyed the tales of Sherlock Holmes and own a couple of different editions written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle but this was my first time picking up one of the adventures written by James Lovegrove, and I am really glad that I did In this adventure, Holmes and Watson are on the hunt for a missing woman, Miss Hannah Woolfson, who has vanished into thin air Her father is distraught and hopes that his daughter has not come to some grisly end But it is not long before H RATING 4.5 I have always enjoyed the tales of Sherlock Holmes and own a couple of different editions written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle but this was my first time picking up one of the adventures written by James Lovegrove, and I am really glad that I did In this adventure, Holmes and Watson are on the hunt for a missing woman, Miss Hannah Woolfson, who has vanished into thin air Her father is distraught and hopes that his daughter has not come to some grisly end But it is not long before Holmes uncovers the fact that Miss Woolfson has gone into the countryside in the hopes of saving her friend, So
Sherlock Holmes s new client is a high court judge whose free spirited daughter, Hannah has gone missing Holmes and Watson discover that Hannah was herself on the trail of her missing friend Sophie, who was besotted with a young man who recruited her into a group known as the Elysians, a sect run by Sir Philip Buchanan who is obsessed by the Ancient Greeks and hopes for a new order of elite citizens Hannah has joined the Elysians to try and find out what happened to Sophie and agrees to be She Sherlock Holmes s new client is a high court judge whose free spirited daughter, Hannah has gone missing Holmes and Watson discover that Hannah was herself on the trail of her missing friend Sophie, who was besotted with a young man who recruited her into a group known as the Elysians, a sect run by Sir Philip Buchanan who is obsessed by the Ancient Greeks and hopes for a new order of elite citizens Hannah has joined the Elysians to try and find out what happened to Sophie
A fantastic Sherlock Holmes adventureIn 1895, detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful companion, Dr Watson, are called upon by a high court judge who needs their help to locate his missing daughter, Hannah Upon investigating, Holmes quickly discovers that Hannah has in fact left her father by choice, in order to investigate her friend Sophia s recent disappearance Following her trail leads the detective to a strange Ancient Greece obsessed cult who call themselves the Elysians, of which Sop A fantastic Sherlock Holmes adventureIn 1895, detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful companion, Dr Watson, are called upon by a high court judge who needs their help to locate his missing daughter, Hannah Upon investigating, Holmes quickly discovers that Hannah has in fact left her father by choice, in order to investigate her friend Sophia s recent disappearance Following her trail leads the detective to a strange Ancient Greece obsessed cult who call themselves the Elysians, of which Sophia had recently become a member prior to vanishing It transpires that Hannah has managed to join the secretive group under a fake n
A Cult obsessed with ancient GreeceHannah Woolfson has disappeared Her father, Sir Osbert Woolfson has come to 221B to hire Holmes to find his missing daughter It is discovered that she was in close contact with Miss Sophia Tompkins Miss Tompkins had become involved with a sort of cult involving education and fitness training after the example of ancient Greece.Upon tracing Miss Tompkins, Holmes discovers Miss Woolfson as a member of the cult of Elysians, under the false name of Shirley Ho A Cult obsessed with ancient GreeceHannah Woolfson has disappeared Her father, Sir Osbert Woolfson has come to 221B to hire Holmes to find his missing daughter It is discovered that she was in close contact with Miss Sophia Tompkins Miss Tompkins had become involved with a sort of cult involving education and fitness training after the example of ancient Greece.Upon tracing Miss Tompkins, Holmes discovers Miss Woolfson as a member of the cult of Elysians, under the false name of Shirley Holbrook The cult is led by Sir Philip Buchanan and is located at his estate of Charfrome Old Place Miss Tompkins is nowhere to be found.The Elysians train in classical Greek writing, theology, and rituals There is a huge ceremony that takes place on the full moon The Delphic Ceremony involves animal sacrifice, apparent passion by the Gods, and the revelation of the two people who will graduate.The
This was my third Holmes pastiche from James Lovegrove after Gods Of War and The Thinking Machine two books which had several strong individual parts but these did not come together satisfyingly to form a great novel So, let s see whether The Labyrinth Of Death issuccessful in this regard Hannah Woolfson, a young woman of independent spirit and great intelligence has disappeared The trail leads Holmes and Watson to a bizarre cult like group obsessed with ancient Greek culture and mytholo This was my third Holmes pastiche from James Lovegrove after Gods Of War and The Thinking Machine two books which had several strong individual parts but these did not come together satisfyingly to form a great novel So, let s see whether The Labyrinth Of Death issucces
I received this book free from Good Reads.Brilliant book, really enjoyed it I had to read every word, as I could have easily missed important things, if I had skipped bits.The story is told by Dr Watson and starts by Sir Osbert Woolfson visiting the home of Sherlock Holmes, to report his missing daughter Miss Hannah Woolfson.Holmes Watson find themselves at a large house, near the village of Waterton Parva.Here they find a group of people calling themselves Elysians, run by Sir Philip I re
This might not have been the most Canonical pastiche out there, but no one writes a ripping adventure yarn quite like Lovegrove does His blending in of Greek mythology was just superb, and although his voices can be shaky, that wasthan made up for by Holmes clever deduct

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  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • James Lovegrove
  • English
  • 01 June 2018
  • 1785653377