The Adventure of the Deceased Scholar

by Liese A Sherwood-Fabre


Award-winning author and recognized Sherlockian scholar Liese Sherwood-Fabre’s third novel in her popular “The Early Case Files of Sherlock Holmes” series. This CIBA first-place mystery and mayhem winner has been described by bestselling author Gemma Halliday as “a classic in the making.”

A tragedy during the 1868 Oxford-Cambridge Boat race puts Mycroft Holmes’ reputation on the line.

When Mycroft Holmes identifies a drowning victim, he is drawn into a situation that could destroy not only Lord Surminster’s name, but his own reputation as well. If ruled a suicide, the lord’s assets will be returned to the Crown, leaving his mother and siblings destitute. Should that happen, the victim’s sister has threatened to drag Mycroft’s good name through the mire. Will Sherlock be able determine what happened before more than one family is destroyed?


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Category: Mystery – Historical