This omnibus contains the first six works of The Sherlock Holmes Uncovered Tales. There are three complete novellas and three complete novels.
A renowned scholar of Robin Hood is under assault from anonymous letter writers. As Sherlock Holmes becomes involved, he finds his own life is threatened. Holmes wrestles with a shadowy society in the search for the truth. Dr. Watson is along on the thrill ride chronicling all the adventures as his friend brings a killer to bay.
In The Return of the Speckled Band, a new menace stalks Stoke Moran and once again Helen Stoner (now Helen Armitage) seeks the aid of Sherlock Holmes. The specter of the speckled band has arisen from an eight-year slumber and a woman's life may hang in the balance. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson again journey to the scene of the original Adventure of the Speckled Band.
General Compton, known as the Viking general, is found dead in his study at his country estate. Dr. Watson is first on the scene and calls in his friend, Sherlock Holmes, to solve the complex case. A suspect confesses, but Holmes has his doubts. His investigation has shattering results for all concerned.
A wealthy English investor and his American wife are murdered within days of returning to England after years abroad. A valuable diamond ring is also missing. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are asked to aid in the investigation by the young Inspector Hopkins. It is up to Holmes to unravel the mystery, but Watson too finds himself pulled in as he does a bit of investigating on his own.
As a guest, Dr. Watson is observing the induction services of The League of Mendacious Men. To gain admission to the exclusive club a prospective member must tell an original tall tale. The evening begins pleasantly and ends in a violent tragedy. Sherlock Holmes navigates a tale of murder whose solution is lost amid a sea of lies.
"Good Short Story with Holmes and Watson"
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson receive a visit from an elderly lady demanding help for a seemingly small problem. Holmes is intrigued by her case because he senses some greater evil lies beneath. Together, the two travel to the small hamlet of Firwick where Holmes hopes to unravel a tangled mystery.
The Visible Suspect is the second Frank Randall Mystery. In this story Randall navigates a complex trail in a search for a man who never was. This mystery takes him through a journey that pits him against mobsters, cops, and beautiful women. In the process he puts his own life and values at risk. Frank Randall is a hard-boiled private eye of the 1970s. He is an old-school detective in the vein of the pulp fiction detective era. If you enjoy Hammett, Chandler, or MacDonald (with a touch of Jim Rockford) then we hope you'll enjoy the Frank Randall Mysteries.
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson become involved in a case that begins with blackmail and then takes a horrifying turn. Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard calls in Holmes for assistance in this baffling mystery. The case of The Iron Dog requires all of the deduction skills that Holmes can conjure as he weaves through deceit and murder. Dr. Watson is there to catalogue all the action in this new thriller.
Zombie Civilization: Genesis is a novel of five teen friends on a camping trip in a remote region when the world undergoes an apocalyptic transformation. Their journey through this new reality presents them with the opportunity to build a new world...if they can survive. Zombie Civilization: Genesis is the first in a series that imagines the world at the crossroads of barbarism and civilization.
"How are these nitwits going to build a new world?"
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in on the murder of a wealthy English country squire. The deductive powers of Sherlock Holmes are on full display as he flushes the killer from a group of suspects with perfect alibis.
"Has promise, but ..."
In The Rising Minister, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves matching wits with a poisoner. The lives of everyone in the house of Mr. Clive Brown, at present a junior minister in the government, are at risk. Can Sherlock Holmes discover the identity of the killer before the culprit strikes again?
The third Sherlock Holmes Uncovered Tale finds Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the countryside on a rare holiday, but matters at a nearby estate draw the great detective and his faithful chronicler from their rest. Holmes and Watson weave their way through a complicated, bewildering crime scene to flush out the perpetrator. But of what crime?
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate a bizarre murder scene on a lonely lane on the outskirts of London. A beautiful young woman has been killed, and it is up to Holmes to solve the crime. Dr. Watson dutifully chronicles Holmes's powers of deduction, which lead to the triumphant conclusion of the case. The Sherlock Holmes Uncovered Tales are a series of original stories based upon the immortal characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sherlock Holmes relates a story from his earliest days before Dr. Watson had become his friend and chronicler. In this tale Holmes is drawn to Hardwick Hall in the south of England, which has an eerie sobriquet: The Spider Web. The young detective matches wits with a wily and dangerous criminal. Holmes first demonstrates the skills that would do him in good stead in the future. The Sherlock Holmes Uncovered Tales are a series of original stories based upon the immortal characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Zombie Civilization: Exodus is the second entry in the Zombie Civilization Saga series. In this audiobook the small group of teen survivors from Genesis attempt to break free from their island fortress and make the journey back to their homes and families.
"Better than the first book I think"
The Referral Game is a novella length old fashioned hard-boiled detective story. Private eye Frank Randall takes on the case of a retired college professor who seeks to find his ex-wife. Randall's old friend on the police force has sent him this client as a favor. Randall doesn't like missing spouse cases, but he needs the money and the client has plenty. He accepts the case and much more. Frank Randall is a hard-boiled detective who roams the 1970s. If you enjoy Hammett, Chandler, or MacDonald (with a touch of Jim Rockford) then you'll enjoy the Frank Randall Mysteries.