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Moriarty Returns a Letter

Moriarty Returns a Letter

A Baker Street Mystery

The Baker Street Letters (Volume 4)

Michael Robertson

Minotaur Books

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Michael Robertson has delighted mystery readers and Sherlock Holmes aficionados everywhere with his charming and innovative Baker Street mystery series, where brothers Reggie and Nigel Heath are charged with answering letters to Holmes that arrive at their law office, located at 221B Baker Street. Now, Reggie and Nigel are back in a case that would confound even Sherlock himself. An exhibition of vintage Sherlock Holmes letters has opened at the Marylebone Hotel. As Reggie and his beloved Laura embark on a pre-wedding trip, someone from Reggie and Nigel's past—someone whom they thought was long gone—reappears, causing a whole slew of new problems for the brothers. Written with Robertson's characteristic charm, Moriarty Returns a Letter is a standout mystery in a much-loved series, perfect for fans of the smash hit television shows "Sherlock" and "Elementary."

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LONDON, ST. KATHERINE'S DOCK, DECEMBER 1893
In the damp, stinking cargo hold of the Queen's Gambit, a shirtless and bleeding man stood shackled to the rough wood of the center post.
A larger, barrel-chested man stood just...

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Praise for Moriarty Returns a Letter

“Lots of Holmes references, both to the canon and to contemporary Holmes worship . . . Great fun.” —Booklist on The Baker Street Translation

“The communications from a certain Professor Moriarty add a more sinister twist to this breezy and entertaining legal mystery.” —Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times, on The Brothers of Baker Street

“An extremely clever evil scheme will delight readers.” —Publishers Weekly (starred) on The Brothers of Baker Street

“Great characters, a complex plot, and the wonderful feeling that people still believe in Sherlock Holmes round out this debut treat.” —Library Journal (starred) on The Baker Street Letters

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About the author

Michael Robertson

MICHAEL ROBERTSON works for a large company with branches in the United States and England. He is the author of three previous books in this series, The Baker Street Letters, The Brothers of Baker Street, and The Baker Street Translation. He lives in San Clemente, California.

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