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?
A traditional Sherlock Holmes story in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The collection including this story was funded through a successful Kickstarter Campaign.
“What do you know, pray, of Tapanuli fever? What do you know of the black Formosa corruption?
“There are many problems of disease, many strange pathological possibilities, in the East, Watson.” He paused after each sentence to collect his failing strength. “I have learned so much during some recent researches which have a medico-criminal aspect…”
– The Adventure of the Dying Detective, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
In this two volume collection of traditional Sherlock Holmes adventures, the good doctor himself is given a chance to shine. These two volumes contain twenty-six mysteries involving such maladies as plagues, poisonings, cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, somnambulism, and many more! The stories are traditional Holmes stories and are written by some of today’s best Sherlockian writers!
This anthology is in collaboration with Dr. Ed Chan who is raising awareness of lung disease caused by Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria, a very difficult-to-treat (often times incurable) and increasingly prevalent form of pneumonia (related to tuberculosis) caused by microorganisms that are acquired from our home and outdoor environments.