Volume 2 includes more Sherlock Holmes and Watson tales collected by David Ruffle from writers around the world.
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Sherlock Holmes: Tales from the Stranger's Room - Volume 2 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Tales from the Stranger’s Room 2 by David Ruffle I give thanks to the folks at MX Publications for my review copy of this book. This second volume is more like an anthology should be. It contains short stories and poems from various authors. I must say I enjoyed this volume a lot! I will touch on some of the best pieces in the book. In “A Case of Creation” by Jane Smith, Holmes and Watson are on holiday in Scotland when a body is found upon the nearby beach. A foreigner from Geneva is suspected. Holmes meets both Victor Frankenstein and his horrible monstrosity. In “The Adventure of the Gold-Engraved Box” assigned mysteriously to ‘Singular Deduction’, Mrs. Hudson is ordered to leave a small engraved box she received as a wedding gift in a certain place on pain of death. She had sold the box years before. Holmes must first track the box down and then discover why someone wants it bad enough to wish the 221B occupants evil! There is a neat little cipher in this tale! In “Replacements” by Paula Trott, criminals have vandalized 221B, evn destroying Doctor Watson’s medical kit—and Holmes’ violin… In “The Magic of Music” by David Rowbottom, an unexpected guest arrives at Baker Street, a lady who plays the piano… In “Cold” a poem by Jane Sturat, the Abominable Mrs. Ricoletti seeks revenge! In “The Grave Dilemma” Watson has an encounter with a very special young woman… And there are many more delights within the covers! I enthusiastically give this volume five stars plus! Quoth the Raven…