In this new series of short stories, Sherlock and Watson embark on some of their classic adventures. Using the best of their wit, knowledge and cunning, the famous duo solves a selection of confounding mysteries including:
The Adventure of the Fool and His Money - Dr. Watson receives an invitation to join an old comrade-in-arms in a treasure hunt. However, it takes Sherlock Holmes’ knowledge and deductive powers to steer them in the right direction.
The Case of the Gunsmith of Sherwood - The Sheriff of Nottingham needs Holmes’s help to rescue a kidnapped gunsmith in a case which has international implications.
The Mysterious Horseman - A visiting American has come to breed with an offspring of Silver Blaze. But who is following him – and why?
The Adventure of the Italian Gourmet - Has the internationally famous culinary critic lost his taste?
The Judgement of Dr. Watson - A zealous prosecutor goes after Dr. Watson based upon a publication that implicates both him and Holmes in the obstruction of justice.
Praise for Roger Riccard
“Roger Riccard’s Sherlock Holmes stories remind you why you love Sherlock Holmes” David Marcum
“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.