Sherlock Holmes' career skyrocketed when a series of his short adventures were published in The Strand Magazine! This collection, including some of the most beloved stories ever told about him, features twelve captivating mysteries that demonstrate just why he's one of fiction's all-time greatest detectives. Even if there isn't always an official crime to be solved or perp to catch, these accounts still prove Sherlock invaluable - something Scotland Yard can never boast about itself; with razor sharp intuition and prodigious knowledge on the incidents of past criminal activity alike, even what appear unsolvable cases can often wrap up neatly within moments thanks to this master sleuth!
An infamous woman, Irene Adler, has challenged the incomparable Sherlock Holmes – to protect a King of Bohemia from her compromising photograph. Conan Doyle's "A Scandal in Bohemia" details how Head Detective Holmes must face his most intelligent and resourceful opponent yet: one who could outwit even him! Soon enough he must discover if she is capable of sabotaging true romance between royalty.
Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective, Sherlock Holmes, is always ready to crack a case. In "The Red-Headed League," he discovers a sly criminal scheme in disguise and must work quickly to uncover the truth. He also uncovers secrets involving lost lovers in "A Case of Identity" and helps exonerate an innocent man accused of murder accompanied by Inspector Lestrade in "The Boscombe Valley Mystery." Unfortunately no amount of skill can save his client when faced with sinister supernatural events foretold by mysterious orange pips sent from beyond - but even then it won't stop him from trying as we find out through “The Five Orange Pips”!
The mysterious disappearance of a well-to-do businessman, the case of an uncannily placed jewel in London's streets and a dastardly plan to murder two innocent twins - all this awaits Sherlock Holmes' brilliant powers of deduction. Can he unravel these intriguing cases with their seemingly disparate clues? Experience Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s thrilling tales “The Man With The Twisted Lip”, “The Blue Carbuncle" and "The Speckled Band", where your favourite detective must employ his remarkable analytical mind for justice!
For over a century, readers have been enthralled by Sherlock Holmes's fascinating mysteries. Deductions from the observational prowess of one man can often reveal hidden secrets that no else is aware of - though his attempt to predict a unified global nation was way off! Fortunately for us all these suspenseful stories still remain as thrilling and simple reads today. Thanks to clever clues planted throughout or questions posed at just the right time, we get closer and closer with each case until finally unraveled in front our eyes- giving an incredible satisfaction even when proven wrong!
Arthur Conan Doyle was a mysterious individual whose interests in the supernatural enabled him to produce some of his most thrilling works. Maybe it is not surprising that The Sign of Four, containing elements both suspenseful and spooky, was briefly banned by the USSR! But with this book he made an amazing start--setting off years more full of captivating Sherlock Holmes tales including The Hound Of Baskervilles and Memoirs Of Sherlock Holmes. Come explore these classic stories for yourself; you won't be disappointed!