Lillian was young, talented and beautiful. The public loved her, and the critics predicted a glittering future as one of Victorian England’s most important actresses. But someone wanted her dead.
It was as well for Lillian that she had a friend to confide in – a friend who was married to Dr. John H. Watson …
The investigation stretches Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes to the limit of their powers. Their hunt for the poisoner takes them to the Lyceum Theatre, to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, to Scotland Yard and out into rural Hertfordshire. So many suspects – and so many possible motives! Can Sherlock Holmes solve The Case of the Poisoned Lilly?