Description : Join the world's greatest fictional detective and use your own powers of deduction to solve these ingenious enigmas. This remarkable collection features all kinds of puzzles to suit all tastes and levels of logical skillâ??from "elementary" to "impenetrable."150 specially commissioned puzzles set in the world of Sherlock Holmes, designed to test your powers of perception, logic and deduction. Includes "The Hanged Man," "The Green Stone," "Cousin Jennifer," "AMatter of Time", and many, many more. Solutions to each puzzle are included.This lovely hardcover edition makes a wonderful gift for anyone who enjoys puzzles, and fans of Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
Description : Presenting 12 tales starring the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, this 1892 book is Arthur Conan Doyle's first short-story collection. The mystery compilation includes some of Holmes's finest cases with his dutiful sidekick, Doctor Watson, most notably "A Scandal in Bohemia," in which Holmes matches wits with the crafty former lover of a European king. Also featured is "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League," a study in misdirection that unfolds to become a much larger scheme. The stories, initially published in the Strand Magazine, are essential reading for Holmes fans.
Description : Since his first appearance in Beeton’s Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in one eBook, Bantam Classics presents all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Conan Doyle’s classic hero—a truly complete collection of Sherlock Holmes’s adventures in crime! Volume I includes the early novel A Study in Scarlet, which introduced the eccentric genius of Sherlock Holmes to the world. This baffling murder mystery, with the cryptic word Rache written in blood, first brought Holmes together with Dr. John Watson. Next, The Sign of Four presents Holmes’s famous “seven percent solution” and the strange puzzle of Mary Morstan in the quintessential locked-room mystery. Also included are Holmes’s feats of extraordinary deception in such famous cases as the chilling “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” the baffling riddle of “The Musgrave Ritual,” and the ingeniously plotted “The Five Orange Pips.” Volume II begins with The Hound of Baskervilles, a haunting novel of murder on eerie Grimpen Moor, which has rightly earned its reputation as the finest murder mystery ever written. The Valley of Fear matches Holmes against his archenemy, the master of imaginative crime, Professor Moriarty. In addition, the loyal Dr. Watson has faithfully recorded Holmes’s feats of extraordinary detection in such famous cases as the thrilling “The Adventure of the Red Circle,” Holmes’s tragic and fortunately premature farewell in “The Final Problem,” and the twelve baffling adventures from The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes. Conan Doyle’s incomparable tales bring to life a Victorian England of horse-drawn cabs, fogs, and the famous lodgings at 221 B Baker Street, where for more than forty years Sherlock Holmes earned his undisputed reputation as the greatest fictional detective of all time.
Description : Two short stories, two parodies of Sherlock Holmes by two famous writers, both close friends of Conan Doyle. In the first case, Robert Barr presents Holmes and Watson investigating an unexplained murder; in the second case, James M. Barrie (author of Peter Pan) invites us to an evening meeting with Holmes and his publisher, Mr. Doyle. Cleansings, comments and notes by Ellery Smith
Description : Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Take advantage of your computer's features and tools right away--the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to accomplish everything you want to do. Follow along and quickly learn how to navigate the Windows operating system; get online; use core programs such as Word, Excel, and Quicken; and secure your computer. Fun activities, such as genealogy, photo editing and management, social networking, and online dating are covered, plus you'll get tips for enjoying music, ebooks, and videos. Written by seniors for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get the most out of your computer. The unique, oblong layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Personal insights from other seniors Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternative ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid
Description : Join Baker Street’s legendary detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful sidekick John Watson in a thrilling conspiracy-filled adventure across Ireland On the eve of the Queen’s state visit to Ireland, Sherlock Holmes receives an unusual visit from Sir Richard Waltham, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Home Office. Soon he and Watson are steaming for the shores of Queenstown in Dublin, charged with exposing an audacious conspiracy to shake the very foundations of the Empire. ‘I’d better start packing, Holmes. What do you suggest I take?’ ‘Stout travelling clothes and boots, heavy overcoats and oilskins, fishing tackle for sea-fishing as well as our trout rods, evening dress, and I think, perhaps, Watson, your old service revolver.’ The game is afoot … The Dillon Place Mystery is a brilliant new Sherlock Holmes adventure, set for the first time in Ireland, from the pen of critically acclaimed filmmaker and photographer George Morrison, for whom the reading and writing of Holmes has been a lifelong passion. George Morrison is one of Ireland’s most distinguished filmmakers and photographic restorers. Now in his nineties, he was born in Tramore, Co. Waterford, and is best known for his films Mise Éire (1959) and Saoirse? (1961). He has also made many documentaries and produced a number of important photographic books on modern Irish history, including The Irish Civil War with Tim Pat Coogan. His wife was the legendary Irish Times cookery writer Theodora FitzGibbon.
Description : This collection of stories, allegedly written by Doctor Watson, includes the tragic tale of Lord Deerswood's unwanted legacy, the account of the jealous contortionist, the affair of the beautiful housekeeper, the deadly doings of the costumed Russian, the Aladdin's Cave episode, and the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the deadly Sumatran rats. The discovery of these Sherlock Holmes cases - one of which reunites Holmes with brother Mycroft - represents a treasure trove for Baker Street devotees.
Description : Who killed Charles McCarthy at Boscombe Pool? And why? Detective Lestrade from Scotland Yard thinks it was McCarthy's son, James. Things do not look good for James. But the famous English detective, Sherlock Holmes, sees things differently. His friend, Dr Watson, joins him and tells the story.