"Somewhere in the vaults of the bank of Cox and Co., at Charing Cross, there is a travel-worn and battered tin dispatch-box with my name, John H. Watson, M.D., painted upon the lid. It is crammed with papers, nearly all of which are records of cases to illustrate the curious problems which Mr. Sherlock Holmes has at various times to examine."

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Revenge of the Hound (1989)

This sequel to The Hound of the Baskervilles was first released in hardcover 1987 to celebrate the Centenary of Sherlock Holmes. This paperback edition from Pinnacle released in 1989.

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are back!
World-class Sherlockian Michael Hardwick has faithfully resurrected Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's beloved super-sleuth in a dazzling new adventure so devilishly ingenious that Sir Arthur himself would most certainly have applauded! 
A sleeping derelict is savaged by a huge hound... The headless skeleton of Oliver Cromwell is stolen...A Chinese ship's steward is mysteriously murdered... And the King of England is threatened with blackmail. A sinister game is afoot, and it's up to Sherlock Holmes and his devoted crony and chronicler Dr. John Watson to put the pieces of the bizarre puzzle together, in order to keep the British Empire from being torn apart!

Title: The Revenge of the Hound
Author: Michael Hardwick
Year: 1989
Publisher: Pinnacle
Purchase: Amazon.

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