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A Slice of Watson...


Diary of Doctor J. Watson

As Holmes had predicted, it was a mere forty-five minutes later that the Evil Genius struck again.

I’d arrived back at my cabin just as Mary emerged from Phogg’s, a huge smile on her face. 716 more words

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Between the Devil and the Coast...


Diary of Doctor J. Watson

Standing on the deck of the SS Doncaster, Holmes and I watched silently as the burly chaps from the rescue boats hooked up the wreck of the Mangochutney and began to haul their listing cargo towards the French coast. 540 more words

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A Hairy Situation...


Diary of Mary Watson (Mrs)

As if it wasn’t bad enough to be left hanging there by one hand, gripping a six-inch lever, naked and cold, desperate for a pee and in all probability about to drop back into the clutches of Moriarty and his henchmen, I was about to be the victim of yet another catastrophe. 785 more words

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She Vent That-a-way...


Diary of Doctor J. Watson

“For God’s sake, Holmes,” I said. “This is hardly the time for levity.”

“Indeed,” said my big-nosed companion. “For once, Watson, you are half right. 749 more words

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The Sherlock Effect: semi-contemporary sleuthing

Originally published some 20 years ago, this collection features five intertwined investigations, written in the spirit of the greatest detective of all time. The modern-day protagonist originally hated his middle name – ‘Sherlock’ of course – with which his Holmes-obsessed father had burdened him. 442 more words

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On the Rocks...



Diary of Doctor J. Watson

As the three of us hurtled downwards, I closed my eyes in the firm belief that Holmes was a complete chump and we would shortly perish in the icy waters. 902 more words

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Into the Unknown...


Diary of Doctor J. Watson

Regaining his balance, Holmes began to make his way along the passageway. The ship was already listing badly to one side, and I could hear faint screaming coming from somewhere above us. 701 more words

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