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This is an excellent collection of well researched astiches that echo the style and flavor of Conan Doyle s canon The Things That Shall Come Upon Them By Come Upon Them by Roden is a three way multiverse crossover with Holmes and Watson meeting up with literary characterparanormal investigator Flaxman Low to investigate the home of Julian Karswell from MR James s Casting the Runes It s thoroughly enjoyable to see the two detectives work together despite their very different approaches It s a fitting tribute all around Of the Origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles is a remarkably chilling additioncorrective to Conan #Doyle s The Hound of the Baskervilles in which Watson recounts the real #s The Hound of the Baskervilles in which Watson recounts the real he could not share in the original ublished version This new and even darker tale fits beautifully overin between the lines of the original novel and makes it all the haunting Very effective and beautifully done As much as I enjoyed the first story I believe this one is my favorite of the collection The Adventure of the Suspect Servant is a mundane little household mystery I guessed the culprit immediately but it was worth reading for the uiet empathy shown to the thief as well as the victim not only by Watson but also by HolmesThe Thames Horror immerses Holmes and Watson in the historical Thames Torso murders While Holmes has the opportunity to show off his deductive skills and Watson his human outrage at the horrors most of the attention remains on the factual side of this real life case which is all too horrific and fascinating in its own right Great atmosphereHighly recommended to fans of Sherlock Holmes and lovers of the Gothic and fascinating in its own right Great atmosphereHighly recommended to fans of Sherlock Holmes and lovers of the Gothic well Recom. I am an old man the last survivor of that small group which was witness to the events which occurred in Devonshire in October of 1899 If I do not commit the details the true details to aper then the story will be lost foreverThese true details are revealed in Barbara Roden's masterful story Of the Origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles described by PUBLISHERS WEEKLY as exceptional and on a level of its own It is one of four tales included in THE THAMES HORROR which gathers together four new adventures of Sherlock Holmes an. .
Gudrun published in the The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Adventures and written in 1997 this is the story that scrupulously adheres to the tone of the Canon with a gentle mystery concerning a family where certain items have been apparently stolen and the maid servant is under suspicion Holmes deduces the truth right away and the story ends on aositive note for everybody concerned2 The Things That Shall Come Upon Them first Mob Mistress published in Gaslight Grimoire Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes in 2008 this story should be taken as the model for Holmes meets Occult kind of adventures It is aerfect story in terms of Stud in the Stacks plot narration andresentation as befitting the style of the author for ready reference I would like to draw your attention towards Northwest Passages But importantly in this story Sherlock Holmes does NOT do anything that goes against the canonical template of his thoughts action and the supernatural element is Choosing to Survive presented with its chilling moments and menace through the interpretations of the events as done by Flaxman Low I am sure he needs no introduction nevertheless Ghosts being the experiences of Flaxman Low With twelve illustrations by B E Minns And the topping is that the story actually ties up a few loose. D his companion Dr John Watson Roden a lifelong Sherlockian and a member of the Baker Street Irregulars of New York remains faithful to the immortal characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle while infusing her tales with suspense mystery and than a little horror In The Things That Shall Come Upon Them which SF SITEraised as entertaining and elegantly written Holmes and Watson team up with sychic detective Flaxman Low to solve the mysterious occurrences at Lufford Abbey in a tribute to M R James's classic tale Casting the Ends in one of the greatest horror stories of all times clue the most anthologised story by MR James Overall this story alone should justify you buying this e book3 Of the origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles If you are among those who had gnashed their teeth over the rather liberal adaptation of the canon in the final few episodes of the Granada television series The Sherlock Holmes Feature Film Collection despite the resence of the immortal Jeremy Brett therein then you are welcome to this fantastic re worded version of the greatest and the most gothic Sherlock Holmes worded version of the greatest and the most gothic Sherlock Holmes With a minute and yet masterly change in the canonical text this mystery has become a superb horror story whose otentials were all there but
"It Needed An Author Of Ms Roden "needed an author of Ms Roden caliber to unearth them so neatly4 The Thames Horror this hitherto unpublished story is the darkest one in the collection because of the following is the darkest one in the collection because of the following It deals with a true crime The Thames Torso killings in 1889 coming in the hills of the Whitechapel murders and yet in some way of speaking even horrific than the murderous spree of the Ripperb It deploys no gimmicks no arade of contemporary celebrities no suggestions of conspiracy theories and yet The Vavasour Macbeth presents Holmes with his ultimate enemy the darkness lying inside the heart of a common apparently decent and successful human beingc It gives the first idea ofrofiling serial killers although the methods modalities are different from those depicted in Caleb Carr s The AlienistTo sum it up you would seldom get an opportunity to read Sherlockian The Blueprint (English Edition) pastiches of such dazzling uality at such a reasonablerice Recommended obviously. Unes A Crisis of the Strauss Divided previously unrecorded caserovides the basis for The Suspect Servant and a real life horror takes centre stage in the reviously unpublished title story which sees Holmes and Watson on the trail of a serial killer in Victorian LondonTHE THAMES HORROR AND OTHER ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES is a must read for anyone who has ever wished that Conan Doyle had written stories about his immortal detective If you love a good mystery and want to escape to that gaslit world where it is always 1895 rejoice the game is afoot on. .