Watson and Holmes set out on a series of adventures that pulls them into the throes of conspiracy and murder. A London solicitor in 2018 reveals some secret archives that Dr Watson has entrusted to them over a century earlier. Tales dated 1925 are finally brought to light, revealing some secrets that many wanted toContinue reading “#BookReview The Undiscovered Archives of Sherlock Holmes by John Lawrence.”
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#BookReview Dark Arts, Dark Acts – The Redacted Sherlock Holmes Novels by Orlando Pearson ￼
November, 1947. Whitehall has issued instructions that the world still believes Sherlock is dead. Watson drives on with published works on their many adventures. And thus, we get taken back to the years of World War II where Holmes and Watson once again take on cases no one else can solve. “Come Watson! The gameContinue reading “#BookReview Dark Arts, Dark Acts – The Redacted Sherlock Holmes Novels by Orlando Pearson ￼”
#BookReview Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of the Coal-Tar Derivative by Steven Philip Jones.
A series of cases brings Watson closer to the infamous Moriarty gang, each case unveiling the intent behind their criminal activities, designed to seek out a weapon that could bring about war. The story begins on a stormy ocean, all seems lost, waves crashing against the boat, a stranger appears on the helm; wealthy, secretiveContinue reading “#BookReview Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of the Coal-Tar Derivative by Steven Philip Jones.”
Why I use Flashbacks in Initiated to Kill.
I use flashbacks to show rather than just tell through dialogue a person’s background. My books are designed like a psychological profile of each character in a story-telling way. I want to show why a person turned out the way they did. London, 1996 “A slight breeze whistled through the trees, a lone branch brushedContinue reading “Why I use Flashbacks in Initiated to Kill.”
Prologue – The Legend Returns
Prologue 1600, Csejthe Castle – Hungary Snow cascaded down on Csejthe castle, looming menacing over the village, hidden in the depths of the Carpthian Mountains. Elizabeth gazed admiringly at her beautiful reflection. Her young, terrified servant attempting to avoid eye contact. Quivering, her hand gingerly combed Elizabeth’s hair, petrified of doing something wrong. She feltContinue reading “Prologue – The Legend Returns”
WhiteChapel – Infamous for 11 Unsolved Murders.
‘Centre of London’s Jewish community, Whitechapel became infamous for 11 murders from 1888-91.” 19thcentury Whitechapel reeked with corruption, poverty and cruelty. Conditions so squalid, that a Yiddish actor commented that not even in Russia, or in the worst slums of New York, never-before-seen poverty polluted the streets of Whitechapel. Such terrible poverty drove women into prostitution, withContinue reading “WhiteChapel – Infamous for 11 Unsolved Murders.”