Reggie and Nigel Heath are relatively close in age, but worlds apart in personality. The older of the two brothers, Reggie is a successful attorney with charisma to spare. Nigel has always struggled to step out of his shadow. When Reggie leases space in an office building on London's Baker Street, he finds that the paperwork comes with an odd stipulation: his firm must receive and respond with a standard reply to letters sent to Sherlock Holmes (who famously occupied the same address). When Nigel, newly suspended from practicing law and relegated to clerk duties, becomes intrigued by one of the 'Dear Sherlock' notes, he disappears quite suddenly, leaving a dead body in his wake, and Reggie must hop the next flight to Los Angeles to uncover the truth. Hot on his heels is his sometime lover, Laura - a quick-witted stage actress who's captured the hearts of both brothers.
Click to the right or left of the sample to turn the page.
(If no book jacket appears in a few seconds, then we don't have an excerpt of this book or your browser is unable to display it)
"Readers will want to spend more time with the appealing Heath and company, but the conceit of having future mysteries to solve based on letters to Baker Street may be hard to sustain." - Publishers Weekly
"Starred Review. Great characters, a complex plot, and the wonderful feeling that people still believe in Sherlock Holmes round out this debut treat." - Library Journal
"Robertson's sure-footed debut is lively and inventive." - Kirkus Reviews
"A very entertaining novel. Mystery fans, whether theyre Sherlock Holmes addicts or not, will thoroughly enjoy it. [This] should be a popular series indeed." - Booklist
The information about The Baker Street Letters shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews shown do not properly reflect the range of media opinion now available, please send us a message with the mainstream media reviews that you would like to see added.
Michael Robertson works for a large company with branches in the United States and England. His first novel in this series, The Baker Street Letters, has been optioned by Warner Bros. for television. He lives in San Clemente, California.
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
Solve this clue:
and be entered to win..
Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.
Your guide toexceptional books
BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.