Roger Riccard, one of the most respected Sherlock Holmes authors, has again taken pen in hand to bring forth the first five adventures in a new series of short stories for your entertainment.
The Adventure of the Apothecary’s Prescription – Dr. Watson receives a shipment of medicine with a cryptic note, that only Sherlock Holmes can unlock.
Buffalo Bill and the Red Shirt Menace – The American showman has arrived in London to perform for Queen Victoria, but strange mishaps plague his troupe, especially his Indian performers.
The Curious Case of Charlotte Musgrave – The daughter of Reginald Musgrave has a strange companion and death seems to follow her. Are they accidents, or is there a killer loose?
The Designing Woman – A new century calls for new fashions and new attitudes. However, some think the world isn’t ready for what one designer has in mind.
The Case of The Poached Eggplant – Holmes has been hired to prevent the theft of the famous Eggplant Necklace, yet it still disappears in a room full of London society.
Sit back and enjoy reading this first volume of A Sherlock Holmes Alphabet of Cases, and watch out for Volume 2 (F to J) which contains The Fool and His Money, The Gunsmith of Sherwood, The Mysterious Horseman, The Italian Gourmet and The Judgement of Dr. Watson.
Praise for Roger Riccard
“Roger Riccard is an extremely good pastiche writer. Personally, I think the best since the late Val Andrews passed over Reichenbach” – Joel Senter, publisher of the Sherlockian E-Times
Roger Riccard is an American author. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and History from California State University, his career spans teaching, journalism and business writing. Inspired by his British ancestry, he took an interest in the works of Arthur Conan Doyle from an early age, later writing Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Poisoned Lilly and Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Twain Papers. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Rosilyn.