The Brothers of Baker Street

The Brothers of Baker Street

A Mystery

Book - 2011
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"A delightful romp...The last third of the novel is one of the finest, scariest sequences in current crime fiction... For anglophiles, crime-o-philes, and all fans of wonderful writing." -- Booklist (starred)

When brothers Reggie and Nigel Heath choose 221B Baker Street as the location for their law office, they don't realize that their new office space comes with one huge stipulation; namely, they must answer the letters sent to Sherlock Holmes, the most famous resident of that address. While Reggie is working on a new case involving one of London's Black Cab drivers, the letters to Sherlock Holmes are piling up. There's even one from someone who claims to be the descendent of Professor James Moriarty. With a case that would have puzzled even Sherlock himself, The Brothers of Baker Street is sure to please mystery fans, whatever their address.

Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2011
Edition: 1st Minotaur Books pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781250000767
Branch Call Number: M ROB
Characteristics: 274 p. ;,22 cm


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Sep 25, 2017

A good active/at times frenetic who-done-it but, I agree, not as well put together as the first. I do enjoy the premise and will continue reading this series.

Jan 20, 2017

As is so often the case, the second book does not measure up to the first. I greatly enjoyed Baker Street letters but this story fell a bit short. It started out good but the Last 50 pages things became a bit much.
I realize you have to make some allowances to reality for a story but there are limits. I'll give the author one more chance and see what the next book is like.

mrsgail5756 Jan 13, 2014

A very good book. I would recommend this book for all to read.

Dec 03, 2013

Too many painful American-thinks-this-is-what-English-people-say-and-do bits to be enjoyable.

hgeng63 Aug 13, 2011

This is the rare instance where the 2nd book is better than the 1st.

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