The Italian Secretary by Caleb Carr

The Italian Secretary A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes Paperback Oct 27 2009

By Caleb Carr
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Mycroft Holmes, charged with ensuring the personal safety of Queen Victoria, calls on his brother for help when a number of attempts have been made on her life and when two unexplained deaths occur amongst the staff at her Scottish residencies. Accompanied by Dr Watson, Sherlock Holmes goes north by train, examining the few facts Mycroft has been able to cryptically supply. To Watson's bafflement he is sure there is a link between these deaths and the murder in the old royal apartments at Holyrood of the secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots: a killing which left a bloodstain that daily refreshes itself and in a room where voices can be heard in the darkest hours of the night. Can Holmes's extraordinary deductive powers solve the historical crime as well as the contemporary one? An original, beautifully crafted mystery story which is also a respectful homage to the master of the whodunnit.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publisher
St. Martins Press-3pl
Publication date
Oct 27 2009
Language
English
Pages
338
ISBN-13
9780312352042
ISBN-10
0312352042
Weight
408g
Dimensions
137.0mm x 213.0mm