Download and read online Watson And Other Unauthorized Sherlock Holmes Pastiches Parodies and Sequels in PDF and EPUB Long before Sherlock Holmes entered the public domain as a character, a few dedicated authors "borrowed" Holmes and Watson without permission for their own work. Here are 5 classic early (and completely unauthorized) tales featuring the world's greatest detective (sometimes under not-so-cunningly disguised pseudonyms): "WATSON!" by Captain A.E. Dingle THE ADVENTURE OF THE DIAMOND NECKLACE, by G. F. Forrest THE STOLEN CIGAR-CASE, by Bret Harte THE ADVENTURES OF SHAMROCK JOLNES, by O. Henry MR. RAFFLES HOLMES, by John Kendrick Bangs
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Download and read online A Feast Unknown Secrets of the Nine 1 in PDF and EPUB The legendary Apeman, Lord of the Jungle and bastard son of Jack the Ripper, fights the equally legendary Doc Caliban, Man of Bronze and Champion of Justice. For the loser it will mean death, for the victor not just life but immortality. Inflamed by strange passions, these titans run amok in an orgy of hate and vengeance, lust and bloodshed. A brand-new edition of the controversial novel.
Download and read online Memories and Adventures in PDF and EPUB First published in 1923, this autobiography explores Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's life from his school years to literary success and beyond.
Download and read online Fake in PDF and EPUB Describes the methods used to make artistic, literary, documentary, and political forgeries and the recent scientific advances in their detection. Includes over 600 objects from the British Museum and many other major collections, from ancient Babylonia to the present day.
Download and read online The House of Silk in PDF and EPUB It is 1890. A year after Holmes's death, Watson--now in a retirement home--narrates a tale of Sherlockian detection that could tear apart the very fabric of society. The story opens with a train robbery in Boston, and moves to the innocuous setting of Wimbledon.
Download and read online Ships of Strife in PDF and EPUB Ships of Strife by pulp writer Captain A.E. Dingle is part of the Wildside Pulp Classics series. Plainly, the second mate bore important news. Long Rube came over the side like a monkey and beckoned Forrester to the rail. The two mates stood in low-voiced conversation for a brief moment, then Bower tumbled down into his boat again and pulled for shore. To the surprise of Blake, Forrester sent a hail forward for him. "How much fo'c's'le talk have you heard, Dude?" asked the big mate, when the two stood together at the rail. "You got some idee what we're after?" "Some," admitted Blake, eyeing the man keenly. "Not much." "All right. Howard's the skipper o' the John Foster, yonder. He's got a girl aboard. The girl is after the wreck of a ship sunk some'eres between here and Australia. Steelfist is after it too, see? But we don't know where the wreck lays, an' prob'ly the crew o' the Foster does - they'll know where they're bound for, anyhow." Blake nodded quietly. "The Ol' Man is goin' to come aboard later. Crew's goin' ashore. You an' me go ashore tonight, see? We got a scheme on what'll work. But you talk turkey right now, Dude. Do you stick with us or not? You're no liar, an' I owe you a good turn anyhow; say yes or no, and either way goes as she lays with me." "I say yes," returned Blake, his gray eyes steady. "Good for you, bully! Then don't go ashore with the boys, that's all."
Download and read online Rebel Fire in PDF and EPUB Fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes knows that Amyus Crowe, his mysterious American tutor, has some dark secrets. But he didn't expect to find John Wilkes Booth, the notorious assassin, apparently alive and well in England—and Crowe somehow mixed up in it. When no one will tell you the truth, sometimes you have to risk all to discover it for yourself. And so begins an adventure that will take Sherlock across the Atlantic, to the center of a deadly web—where a friend is in peril and a defeated army threatens to rise again. Andrew Lane's exciting second case for the teenage Sherlock leads the young detective to America, straight into the heart of a shocking conspiracy.
Download and read online The Beekeeper s Apprentice in PDF and EPUB An Agatha Award Best Novel Nominee Named One of the Century's Best 100 Mysteries by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association From New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King comes the book that introduced us to the ingenious Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes mysteries, The Beekeeper's Apprentice. In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, the young Mary Russell displays an intellect to impress even Sherlock Holmes--and match him wit for wit. Under his reluctant tutelage, this very modern twentieth-century woman proves a deft protégée and a fitting partner for the Victorian detective. In their first case together, they must track down a kidnapped American senator's daughter and confront a truly cunning adversary--a bomber who has set trip wires for the sleuths and who will stop at nothing to end their partnership. Full of brilliant deductions, disguises, and dangers, this first book of the Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes mysteries is "wonderfully original and entertaining . . . absorbing from beginning to end" (Booklist).
Download and read online The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes in PDF and EPUB This intriguing collection of Sherlock Holmes cases contains 'Shoscombe Old Place' - the last story Conan Doyle ever wrote. Grappling with treachery and ingenious crimes of all kinds, Holmes' dazzling powers of logic are as sharp as ever - no case is too challenging, no mystery too dense for the sleuth's logic and legendary powers of deduction.
Download and read online The Complete Rhyming Dictionary in PDF and EPUB This authoritative, comprehensive handbook contains virtually all the rhyming words possible in the English language and is a must for anyoe who works with words. Updated to meet the needs of today's wordsmiths, this reference work is easy to use.
Download and read online Pulp Classics in PDF and EPUB Captain A.E. Dingle published sea stories in the pulp magazines for decades, and the volume, quality and variety of his tales is nothing short of astonishing. This collection assembles eight of his finest, from the Sherlock Holmes pastiche "Watson!" to the short novel "The Coolie Ship," from the misadventures of "Skimps, Ship's Boy" to the lives of "Hard-Shell Clammers" -- nautical stories all, told by a master craftsman. A Wildside Press Pulp Classic.
Download and read online Kay Thompson in PDF and EPUB The co-executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Gods and Monsters presents a tribute to the Hollywood entertainer-turned-author that features coverage of such topics as her close friendship with Judy Garland, contributions as a celebrity trainer and creation of the mischievous Plaza mascot.
Download and read online The Word Rhythm Dictionary in PDF and EPUB This new kind of dictionary reflects the use of “rhythm rhymes” by rappers, poets, and songwriters of today. Users can look up words to find collections of words that have the same rhythm as the original and are useable in ways that are familiar to us in everything from vers libre poetry to the lyrics and music of Bob Dylan and hip hop groups.
Download and read online Sublime Desire in PDF and EPUB This text examines our changing relationship to history and how fiction reflects it. The author draws on more than thirty relevant texts, from Tolstoy's War and Peace to Jeanette Winterson's Sexing the Cherry.