The Veiled Detective (Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)

Paperback, 256 pages

English language

Published Nov. 13, 2009 by Titan Books.

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4 stars (2 reviews)

It is 1880, and a young Sherlock Holmes arrives in London to pursue a career as a private detective. He soon attracts the attention of criminal mastermind Professor James Moriarty, who is driven by his desire to control this fledgling genius. Enter Dr John H. Watson, soon to make history as Holmes’ famous companion...

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5 stars

I truly loved this, the best of the post-Doyle Holmes books I've read (and of Davies' writings, which often leave me cold). A delightful "what-if" that, if written today, could have served as the pilot of a reboot of the entire Holmes canon. Highly recommended.


  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
  • Watson, John H. (Fictitious character) -- Fiction