Sherlock Holmes and The Chinese Junk Affair – Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are called upon once again to save Queen and Country.
Upon receiving a card from Sherlock’s brother Mycroft, the duo are briefed by the Prime Minister on an astounding fact: a man named Rodger Hardy claims to be able to transport matter from one place to another through electricity, in what he calls transposition.
As the threat of Hardy selling his discovery to other countries weighs on the Prime Minister, he enlists Holmes to find out whether such a feat is possible, and whether or not Britain has anything to worry about.
Sherlock Holmes and the Tick Tock Man – Holmes and Watson are holidaying in Derbyshire when rumours of an unexplained death reach them. The town’s German clock-maker was found dead in his cottage, door wide open, and his pet raven has taken to flying around town, screeching foreign words and putting everyone on edge.
Sherlock Holmes and the Trophy Room – Holmes and Watson are hired by Viscount Siddems to solve a seemingly impossible conundrum. His most prized trophies, kept in a trophy room and surrounded by man traps and geese, are disappearing, one by one. Can Holmes unmask the thief before he steals again?
Author Roy Templeman was a primary schoolmaster and has introduced countless children to the immortal characters of Holmes and Watson. This brilliant collection of adventures is a treat for any fan of the great detective.