Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes and the Crusader’s Curse, The

Stuart Douglas

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Titan Books Ltd

Published: 1st Dec '20

£7.99

A new novel from the author of acclaimed Sherlock Holmes patisches The Albino’s Treasure, The Counterfeit Detective and The Improbable Prisoner

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SKU: 9781789091588

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A new novel from the author of acclaimed Sherlock Holmes patisches The Albino’s Treasure, The Counterfeit Detective and The Improbable Prisoner A CURSED LEGACY The last Lord Thorpe, reclusive owner of Thorpe Manor, has died. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are invited to the auction at which the estate will be sold off, in hopes Holmes can uncover the whereabouts of the missing De Trop Diamond, a jewel-encrusted gemstone brought back from the Crusades by an earlier member of the Thorpe dynasty – and the source of a legendary curse. Making the acquaintance of the various potential bidders for the Manor, and visiting the nearby village, the two men learn local legends from the local publican, before exploring the grounds of the Manor itself. All seems well until one of the guests is found dead. Trapped in the Manor by a ferocious snow storm, and cut off from his network of London assistants, Holmes must convince the remaining guests that the curse is not real, and that there is a murderer in their midst…

Additional information

Weight 0.368 kg
Dimensions 130 × 203 mm
Page Count 336