Art in the Blood

Art in the Blood

A Sherlock Holmes Adventure

Book - 2015
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1888. After a disasterous Ripper investigation, Holmes sinks into a deep depression. Watson can do nothing to help his friend, but an encoded letter from the French singer, Emmeline La Victoire, rekindles the detective's interest. The singer's illegitimate son, Emil, who is 10, has disappeared, and may have been kidnapped. As Holmes and Watson travel to Paris, they discover that Emil's father, the Earl of Pellingham and a famous art collector and humanitarian, may, in fact be behind the theft of the priceless Marseilles Nike as well as the disappearance and murder of young boys working in the Earl's silk factory. Before Holmes and Watson can search for Emil, they must work through obstacles laid down by a French rival detective, Mycroft's obstruction, and series of apparently related murders--all events that hinder the detectives' search for the truth.
Publisher: London : Collins Crime Club, an imprint of HarperCollins, 2015
ISBN: 9780008130831
Characteristics: ix, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number: MACBIRD, B


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Aug 08, 2018

Histrionic Holmes and a perpetually irritated and combative Watson. I don't mind when people play around with the characters but in this rendition they are truly unlikable. I didn't even finish the story because the characters were too irritating.

May 31, 2018

Well written. Looking forward to the next book in the series!

Apr 19, 2016

Excellently written in the style of Sherlock Holmes. I could see and hear Holmes and Dr. Watson in the writing.


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