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Dear Mr. Holmes

(2011)
Seven Holmes on the Range Mysteries
(A book in the Holmes On the Range Mystery series)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Sherlock Holmes-worshiping cowboys Big Red and Old Red Amlingmeyer have starred in six "Holmes on the Range" novels, rustling up award nominations and fans aplenty as they cracked mysteries using the methods of their English hero. How did these Old West drifters first discover Holmes, though? What were they doing before their novel adventures began? And how did their early, awkward stabs at "deducifying" turn out? These seven short stories provide the answers.In "Dear Mr. Holmes," Old Red first gets the itch to turn detective -- and just in time, too, because a killer's stalking him and his brother along a Kansas cattle trail. In "Gustav Amlingmeyer, Holmes of the Range," Old Red's attempt to settle down and open his own "cafay" goes haywire when one of the customers gets a side order of arsenic with his steak and potatoes. In "Wolves in Winter," Big Red and Old Red go up against deadly predators of both the two- and four-legged variety. And the adventure continues in four more stories (most of them originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine).Critics have called Steve Hockensmith's "Holmes on the Range" tales "hilarious" (Entertainment Weekly), "quirky and original" (The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), "clever" (The New York Times), "wonderfully entertaining" (Booklist) and "a hoot" (The Washington Post). There's only one way to find out if you agree. Order your copy of Dear Mr. Holmes today!

Genre: Historical Mystery

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April 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dear Mr. Holmes: Seven Holmes on the Range Mysteries
Author(s): Steve Hockensmith
ISBN: 1-4610-7714-1 / 978-1-4610-7714-5 (USA edition)
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Title: Dear Mr. Holmes: Seven Holmes on the Range Mysteries
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