The Scroll of the Dead(1998)
(The fourth book in the Sherlock Holmes Adventures series)
A novel by David Stuart Davies
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed, long out-of-print detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes' career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, the "Further Adventures" series encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds' greatest detective. Holmes attends a seance to unmask an impostor posing as a medium, Sebastian Melmoth, a man hell-bent on obtaining immortality after the discovery of an ancient Egyptian papyrus. It is up to Holmes and Watson to stop him and avert disaster...In this fast-paced adventure, the action moves from London to the picturesque Lake District as Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson once more battle with the forces of evil.
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October 2009 : UK Paperback
September 1998 : UK Paperback
November 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Scroll of the Dead (The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)
Author(s): David Stuart Davies
Publisher: Titan Books
Availability: Amazon UK
November 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition