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Sherlock Book Review – Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Fateful Arr – Sherlock Holmes Books by MX Publishing

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David Marcum

Sherlock Holmes had clients and interactions from all walks of life – kings and beggars, rich and poor, and everyone in between. Among those were the literati – and from his first Holmes novel, “The Seventh Bullet” (1992), Daniel Victor has had an interest in showing these meetings. His first novel dealt with the murder of reporter David Graham Phillips, and the most recent, “The Fateful Arrow”, chronicles Holmes and Watson’s meeting with the (now little-known) American mystery writer, Anna Katherine Greene.

Set in 1890, Holmes and Watson are visited by Greene, who has just witnessed a brutal and seemingly impossible murder at the British Museum – with an arrow last used at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. As the case progresses, Mrs. Greene proves to be an able detective in her own right, as does Watson when he follows up a clue on his own, obtaining most valuable information.

After a brilliant ending, I feel the need to re-visit the British Museum and stand in the spots described in this story, just to see how it all lays out. I’m sure that other readers will feel the same.

Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Fateful Arrow available from this site with a share going to our #bookstobooks program funding books for Happy Life Mission in Kenya – but also from all good bookstores (links on the book pages).

It’s the 8th book in the American Literati series. The books are stand alone and can be read in any order.

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