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    • Sherlock Holmes in America

    • By: Jon L. Lellenberg (editor), Martin H. Greenberg (editor), Daniel Stashower (editor)
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 518
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 445
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 448

    Just in time for Sherlock Holmes, the major motion picture starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law: the world’s greatest fictional detective and his famous sidekick Dr. Watson are on their first trip across the Atlantic as they solve crimes all over 19th-century America - from the bustling neighborhoods of New York, Boston, and D.C. to fog-shrouded San Francisco. The world’s best-loved British sleuth faces some of the most cunning criminals America has to offer and meets America’s most famous figures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Laugh out loud stories clever and smart

    • By J. Comeaux on 10-11-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Teller of Tales

    • The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle
    • By: Daniel Stashower
    • Narrated by: Richard Matthews
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    This compelling biography examines the extraordinary life and strange contrasts of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the struggling provincial doctor who became the most popular storyteller of his age when he created Sherlock Holmes. From his youthful exploits aboard a whaling ship to his often stormy friendships with such figures as Harry Houdini and George Bernard Shaw, Conan Doyle lived a life as gripping as any of his adventures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lively, enjoyable look at Conan Doyle

    • By GoryDetails on 03-09-06

    Regular price: $34.97

    • The Hour of Peril

    • The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
    • By: Daniel Stashower
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Daniel Stashower, the two-time Edgar award-winning author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl, uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot", an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War. In February of 1861, just days before he assumed the presidency, Abraham Lincoln faced a "clear and fully-matured" threat of assassination as he traveled by train from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Over a period of 13 days the legendary detective Allan Pinkerton worked feverishly to detect and thwart the plot, assisted by a captivating young widow named Kate Warne.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good if unbalanced

    • By Rodney on 02-10-13

    Regular price: $31.95