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Several years after the events described in 'The Final Problem', Dr Watson takes an interest in the murder of Ronald Adair who was shot in a locked second floor room.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Just as he is about to be arrested for the murder of a client, a young lawyer pays a visit on Holmes and begs him to help prove his innocence.
- Length: 27 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A man seeks Holmes' advice after his wife becomes terrified at the appearance of a series of drawings of dancing men.
- Length: 27 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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After accepting a post as a music teacher at a country house, a woman begins to worry when she is followed by a mysterious stranger on her weekly cycle trips down a usually deserted road.
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The headmaster of an exclusive boarding school persuades Holmes to track down the abducted son of a wealthy duke.
- Length: 35 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An ill-tempered ex-ship's-captain is brutally murdered, pinned agaist the wall of his garden shed by a harpoon.
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A young Lady employs Holmes to negotiate with London's most notorious blackmailer.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Lestrade consults Holmes when a number of busts of Napoleon are smashed at various locations around London.
- Length: 23 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A professor at a top university seeks Holmes' help with a possible case of cheating in a valuable scholarship exam.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Up-and-coming detective Stanley Hopkins consults Holmes about the apparently motiveless murder of the secretary of an old professor.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Holmes investigates the disappearance of the top player in the Cambridge University Rugby team on the eve of a match against Oxford.
- Length: 23 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Holmes is called in to investigate the murder of Sir Eustace Brackenstall, apparently during a burglary.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The Prime Minister asks Holmes to investigate the theft of a letter of exceptional diplomatic importance.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An investigator is put on the case when a mad philologist steals a new weapon.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars