After he learns of the tragic murder of the cunning and brilliant master of the most famous travelling circus in Europe, Lord George Sanger, Dr Watson recalls some escapades from the start of the 20th Century. Sherlock Holmes had been called in to help when Sanger starts to receive mysterious threats jeopardising the future of his circus and its animals.
The Great Detective and Dr Watson embark on another thrilling mission to uncover the mystery behind the Circus of Fear and race against the clock to catch the culprit and save as many lives as possible. With disguises, secrets and elaborate plans, Holmes discovers that there is more to this circus than what meets the eye and the answer to the unsolved mystery is closer than what you might think.
Holmes and Watson are once again in the search of answers as they begin to investigate the murder of the retired Lord Sanger, nearly a decade since the incident at the circus. With new-age inspectors on the scene, Holmes’s investigation is blocked at every path and has he to dig deeper, beyond the elaborate and gory headlines.
Who is the mysterious murderer and why did he do it? And what could Sanger have been hiding? Not everything is as it seems; you shouldn’t always believe what you read in the papers.
Follow Holmes in this exciting pastiche as more secrets unravel on his way to uncovering the real truth to this thrilling murder mystery.
Val Andrews (15 February 1926 – 12 December 2006) was a music hall artist, ventriloquist and writer. Andrews was a prolific writer on magic, having published over 1000 books and booklets from 1952. He also authored Sherlock Holmes pastiches and Houdini’s novels.