The Short Stories
A Fatal Illusion
A magician asks for the help of Holmes and Watson when a trick goes wrong with tragic consequences. Was it an accident, or is this a case of murderous misdirection?
The Missing Detective
After a couple of years living together, Dr. Watson’s life in Baker Street with Sherlock Holmes has settled into a comfortable routine. However, when Holmes goes missing, Watson’s investigative skills are put to the test, and he is forced to question just how much he knows about the great detective.
The Manningtree Mermaid
When an earthquake uncovers evidence of old crimes, Holmes and Watson travel to Suffolk to investigate. However, when a gruesome discovery is made on the riverbank, they are drawn into the new mystery surrounding the Manningtree Mermaid.
The Poison Register
When a pharmacist becomes implicated in a notorious poisoning case, his daughter asks Holmes to investigate. Was it just an honest mistake, or did her father really intend to assist a murderer?
Body and Soul
A jazz trumpeter acquires a new instrument, and a new lease of life, after a midnight encounter with a mysterious masked man. However, nothing in life is free, and some offers are too good to be true – especially when you make a deal with Faction Paradox.
The Tower and the Inferno
Vortex Tower is the future of renewable energy for Wales – or it would be if it didn’t keep falling down. The company blames the protestors camped outside the gates. However, beneath Dinas Emrys, something ancient is stirring.
The Painted Ghost
When the spirits guide Georgiana Houghton to paint a dark and foreboding portrait of a young lady, she worries that her client might be in danger. Can she persuade Sherlock Holmes to work with her, and prove the threat is real before it is too late?
The Commotion at the Diogenes Club
When a disturbance shatters the silence of the Diogenes Club, Sherlock Holmes must learn what happened to the dead man in the Reading Room. Yet, how much can even the great detective learn when all the witnesses insist on following the club’s rules and will not not say a single word?
The Omnibus Murder
The police surgeon, Dr. Watson, is called to the scene of an omnibus crash on the Strand. There he faces three mysteries: was the crash really an accident, how did a man who was already dead end up among the victims, and who is the mysterious consulting detective who claims to have all the answers?
The Budapestian Bride
What really happened to Latimer and Kemp after they fled London with their helpless prisoner, Sophy Kratides? They might have evaded Sherlock Holmes, but betrayal and tragedy await them in Budapest.