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Gayle Lange Puhl was presented with the Outstanding Creative Writer Award  from the 8th Annual Janesville Area Creative Awards 2016 for her first book, “Sherlock Holmes and the Folk Tale Mysteries Vol. 1”  The award was sponsored by the United Arts Alliance of Rock County.  She was presented with the colorfully decorated statuette during the January 29th, 2016 program at the Janesville Performing Arts Center in Janesville, Wisconsin. The awards show is a major fundraiser for the United Arts Alliance Organization. Established in 1996, the UAA is a non-profit 501(3) organization based in Rock County that supports excellence in the...

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“...The story winds through the poetry, to Baskerville Hall, to a confrontation on the moors with a beast like none they had seen, to the inquest on Will Abernathy, (which enrages Holmes,) back to 221B, and thus to the Sussex Downs where Holmes trains as a apiarist and solves a crime, and back to Baker Street for the shock ending I didn’t see coming! The story is really good and the Herculean effort it must have been to write it all in verse—well, my hat is off to you, Mr. Allan Mitchell! I wouldn’t dream of seeing such work get...

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“…This one is quite the page-turner. It is hard to believe such a great mystery could be crammed into about 150 pages! It keeps your attention from the first word to the last. Much like a mountain climber; when you think you have reached the climax of the novel, it simply means you are viewing the next peak.I have absolutely no hesitation in giving this novel five plus stars!” Reviewed by Raven’s Reviews Sherlock Holmes and The House of Pain is available from all good bookstores including The Strand Magazine, Amazon USA, Amazon UK, and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository .In ebook format...

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A Guide to Deduction is the ultimate handbook for any aspiring Sherlock Holmes or Watson. Building on the massively successful aguidetodeduction.tumblr.com, the book includes not only advice on deducing aspects of an individual but on a wide range of skills every detective needs. Learn how to build a mind palace, interrogate and break codes on a par with the world’s only consulting detective. A Guide To Deduction is available from all good bookstores including The Strand Magazine, Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Waterstones UK and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository .  In ebook format it is in Kindle and Apple iBooks...

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The Judicial Review yesterday ruled that the development of Undershaw as the new home of Stepping Stones can go ahead. The final challenge to the plans was rejected by Justice Foskett  according to BBC News. The decision removes the final obstacle to the school’s opening in May 2016. The picture above shows the new building that will sit alongside the original Underhsaw house. 60+ Sherlock authors around the world are working on fundraising for restoration projects at the school with the MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories which has been a bestseller among Sherlock fans in the run up to...

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A young girl’s snowman has gone missing. Where can it have gone? There is only one man who can help. Sherlock Holmes, the most famous detective in the world. “ A heart-warming Christmas tale featuring Sherlock Holmes and a certain ‘missing person’. His five year old client is distraught, Watson is indignant, Holmes to the rescue. Lovingly illustrated with a realistic Baker Street sitting-room and a fine looking Holmes and Watson, this is a slight, but endearing story which should appeal to not only younger children, but to those of us who still like to nurture our inner child. Delightful.”...

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“This excellent book is the eagerly awaited third and final volume in Alistair Duncan’s study of the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It deals with the last twentythree years of the great author’s life from the year of his second marriage to Jean Leckie until his death in 1930. These years saw his move to Windlesham, the birth of three children, more literary success, the discovery of a new faith, the final stories of Sherlock Holmes and, of course, the First World War. This meticulously researched book gives us an impartial account of Conan Doyle’s life in a chronological...

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“I was recently sent a copy of a new book, Sherlock Holmes as a Pipe Smoker, by its author Dr. Thomas Gwinner. Since Sherlockiana is one of my hobbies, I was intrigued by the subject as much has been made about the references to pipes, tobaccos, cigars and cigarettes in the Canon. What made this especially interesting is that it only assesses the mentions where they apply to Holmes himself, and his pipes and tobaccos. I always remember the pipes that appeared in the 56 short stories and four novels – a clay, a cherrywood and a briar. Dr. Gwinner...

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Time is running out!When the Cheshire Cat, the White Rabbit, and The Mad Hatter turn up at 221-B Baker Street to enlist the help of Sherlock Holmes in locating Alice who is missing from Wonderland, and Lewis Carroll himself who is also nowhere to be found, there begins an adventure more stranger and curious than anything Sherlock has ever encountered. A Unicorn, the Jabberwocky, the time traveling author, H.G. Wells, trips to Wonderland and beyond, and even a journey outside of time itself where awaits the ultimate enigma of logic, all are a part of this incredible tale. “Joseph Svec,...

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In a new novel of supernatural adventure, Sherlock Holmes faces his greatest challenge, to locate and defeat the wraith of a powerful wizard.  With the assistance of an incorruptible saint, an immortal librarian, a troupe of ghosts, a Scotland Yard Inspector, and, of course, Dr. Watson, Holmes finds himself in a race against time to protect both the human world and the Shadows from ‘the most evil man who ever lived.’ Why does a beautiful woman receive jewelry delivered to her pillow every night? How do impossible actors bloody the stage of the Lyceum Theatre? Why do dead men ramble...

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