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The Hollow of Fear

The Lady Sherlock Series

by Sherry Thomas

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The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas
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  • Published Oct 2018
    336 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, returns in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of A Conspiracy in Belgravia and A Study in Scarlet Women, an NPR Best Book of 2016.

Under the cover of "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," Charlotte Holmes puts her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. Aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, Charlotte draws those in need to her and makes it her business to know what other people don't.

Moriarty's shadow looms large. First, Charlotte's half brother disappears. Then, Lady Ingram, the estranged wife of Charlotte's close friend Lord Ingram, turns up dead on his estate. And all signs point to Lord Ingram as the murderer.

With Scotland Yard closing in, Charlotte goes under disguise to seek out the truth. But uncovering the truth could mean getting too close to Lord Ingram - and a number of malevolent forces...

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"Starred Review. A novel in which you cannot wait to find out what happens next - even as you do not want it to end. For everyone who wants their mysteries spiced with plentiful twists and a delicious dose of sexual chemistry." - Kirkus

"Sherlockians who also love romance novels will best appreciate Thomas's third Lady Sherlock mystery set in Victorian England...Those who find Thomas's creative reimagining plausible and don't mind anachronistic language will have fun." - Publishers Weekly

"For those who have yet to experience this new "take" on the beloved Sherlock Holmes and the Victorian realm that never disappoints, this is a series you must start reading right now!" - Suspense Magazine

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Sherry Thomas

Sherry Thomas is one of the most acclaimed historical romance authors writing today and a two-time RITA award winner.

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