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Sherlock Holmes and the Ebony Idol

(The third book in the Early Casebook of Sherlock Holmes series)
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An original Sherlock Holmes mystery from his early casebook!Perfect for fans of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Anthony Horowitz and classic crime fiction.

Sherlock Holmes dons his boxing gloves to catch a killer…

London, 1876

When a pugilist dies at a local boxing demonstration attended by medical student
Mr Stamford and his acquaintance Sherlock Holmes, a post-mortem reveals the death is due to natural causes.

But when the corpse of another boxer is discovered clutching a small wooden carving – the ebony idol – Holmes begins to suspect that sinister forces are at work.

His suspicions seem confirmed when the companions hear about a previous death in the ring.

Tasked by the man’s widow to bring his killer to justice, Holmes and Stamford are swiftly drawn into their most curious case to date.

Are the deaths connected? Is there a murderer at work?

Holmes must employ all his powers of deduction if he is to discover the truth of the mystery.

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE EBONY IDOL is the third Victorian crime thriller in the Early Casebook of Sherlock Holmes series.

BOOK 1: Sherlock Holmes and the Rosetta Stone Mystery
Sherlock Holmes and the Explorers’ Club
BOOK 3: Sherlock Holmes and the Ebony Idol

Genre: Historical Mystery

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