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Sherlock Holmes Fiction

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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear

London:  December 1888.  The notorious and as-yet undiscovered genius, Vincent van Gogh, presents Sherlock Holmes with a most unusual case.  Aided by his partner Dr. Watson and his paramour Irene Adler, the trio embark on a rousing adventure and find themselves confronting the evil daughter of Professor Moriarty.  Aided by Oscar Wilde, the world's greatest detective attempts to solve one of the most audacious crimes of the Victorian era and uncover a Post-Impressionist conspiracy.

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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Fallen Soufflé 

London:  June 1897.  It's the day before Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee and her son, the playboy Prince of Wales, arrives at 221B Baker Street pursued by anarchist assassins.  The greatest chef in the world, Auguste Escoffier, also arrives, his career about to be shattered by blackmail and scandal.  Can Holmes, Watson, and Irene Adler save the life of the heir to the British crown and the reputation of the master chef?  This action-filled tale of royal debauchery, priceless gems, and gourmet food will provide Dr. Watson with the material for Sherlock Holmes' most bizarre and tastiest case.

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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Ghost Machine

London: November 1905.  England and the world are changing.  Into the rooms of Sherlock Holmes come Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison—with new inventions that will alter the course of human history—only both inventions have gone missing.   Can Holmes, Watson, and Irene Adler somehow unravel the latest diabolical scheme of Marie Chartier—evil daughter of the late Professor Moriarty?  Can world peace be achieved by the most powerful weapon ever created?  Can death itself be overcome by a scientific genius?  And can Sherlock Holmes survive the greatest personal loss of his career?

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Sherlock in Love: The Holmes-Adler Mysteries


For Sherlock Holmes, Irene Adler was always the woman, but at the end of "A Scandal in Bohemia" Dr. Watson had pronounced her dead and gone. However, reports of her death were greatly exaggerated. Holmes and Miss Adler had fallen in love at first sight and she promptly moved in with Holmes and Watson at 221B Baker Street. In an effort to protect the delicate sensibilities of the British reading public, Watson explained her presence by referring to her as Mrs. Hudson, the housekeeper, even as Holmes and Adler combined forces to become a formidable detecting duo. In these three cases, they must overcome the evil schemes of the late Professor Moriarty's daughter—the wicked and brilliant Marie Chartier—whose only goal in life is to become the Napoleoness of Crime.


In The Adventure of the Elusive Ear, Vincent Van Gogh arrives at 221B, desperate to have Holmes recover his missing ear, leading Holmes and Adler to uncover a diabolical Post-Impressionist conspiracy thanks to the assistance of Oscar Wilde.   


In The Adventure of the Fallen Soufflé, world-renowned chef Auguste Escoffier is threatened with scandal and ruin even as the gambling and womanizing Prince of Wales flees Anarchist assassins, and a plot to steal the priceless Koh-i-Noor Diamond is revealed.


In The Adventure of the Ghost Machine, the newest world-changing inventions of Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison have been stolen, and Holmes must overcome the greatest loss of his career by deducing the hidden connection between a single inch, one hundred thousand volts, and the human pulse.

Intrigue, romance, mystery, absinthe overindulgence, roasted ortolan, Death Rays, and women in corsets sword-fighting all await, as Dr. Watson relates these heretofore hidden cases of Sherlock Holmes…


"David MacGregor masterfully brings these ageless characters to life with delightful intelligence, entertaining intrigue, and a sense of humor found only in the company of Sherlock Holmes."

--Jeff Daniels, actor and playwright


"These incredibly tasty dishes of mystery, comedy, and romance will be savored by any theatrical gourmet."

--Howard Ostrom, Sherlock Holmes media pundit and author of the Sherlock Holmes on Screens series of books.

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