Enola Holmes shares many of her much older brother Sherlock’s skills and she brings them to bear in maybe her most challenging case so far, Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche, the latest installment in Nancy Springer’s delightful series. Because back in the day in Victorian England, a husband, father, or, for that matter, a… Read more »
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In Castle Shade, Laurie R. King’s 17th Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes crime fiction novel, the couple is asked by Queen Marie of Romania to investigate a threat made against her daughter, which requires Russell and Holmes to travel to Castle Bran in Transylvania. What could go wrong?
Just who was Sherlock Holmes older brother? Of whom Sherlock once said, “sometimes he is the British Government”? And, perhaps more importantly, what led Mycroft to become the British Empire’s preeminent political fixer? In their novel Mycroft Holmes, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse give us the tale of how Mycroft Holmes became who he was