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Between the Thames and the Tiber

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson traverse the British Isles and the Italian Peninsula in a rousing series of new adventures After a thrilling jaunt in the Far East, Holmes and Watson return to England to address an inheritance left by one of Watson’s relatives in Cornwall, half of which he gave to his dear friend, Sherlock Holmes. Financially secure, the two are now free to spend as much time on Baker Street and the Continent as they please, and the duo find themselves as comfortable in Rome on the banks of the Tiber as the Thames. As Holmes rationalizes and ratiocinates his way through case after case, from “The Case of Two Bohemes” to “A Singular Event in Tranquebar,” it’s all in a day’s work, until clues surface that his great nemesis, Professor James Moriarty, might still be alive . . .

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson traverse the British Isles and the Italian Peninsula in a rousing series of new adventures After a thrilling jaunt in the Far East, Holmes and Watson return to England to address an inheritance left by one of ...

The Oriental Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

Nine Adventures from the Lost Years

From the Fertile Crescent to the Far East, the great adventures of Holmes during the three-year gap between his “death” and dramatic return What exactly happened during Sherlock Holmes’s “great hiatus” after his supposed death and triumphant return three years later? Riccardi imagines his travels in Europe and Asia during those years in nine original short stories set in places as far flung as Sumatra and Tibet. Given the uncertain grip of the British Empire over its colonies, the murders and other mayhem Holmes confronts often have potentially grave political repercussions. Filled with local color and Holmes’s signature wit and logic, Sherlockians the world over will relish this missing chapter in the life of the world’s greatest detective.

Riccardi imagines his travels in Europe and Asia during those years in nine original short stories set in places as far flung as Sumatra and Tibet.