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For all those searching for 'new' Sherlock Holmes stories, this new collection is a real find. Written by John Taylor, a well known writer and radio producer, Dr Watson introduces and recounts four `new' stories that have up till now remained a mere collection of random notes kept in a locked cedarwood, chest -` a box of secrets', which he has recently brought to light. All four stories are tremendously atmospheric and echo the flavour and power of the originals whilst feeling unique in themselves - not just an attempt to merely pastiche. To give the collection an added period feel, two have a railway theme.
All four stories present tantalising puzzles for the willing reader. In… Read more