The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Murder at Sorrow’s Crown
September 30th, 2015 by Aldouspi

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It is July 1881, and a frantic mother comes to 221B Baker Street, begging Sherlock Holmes to find her son. A naval officer posted to HMS Dido, he was part of the Naval Brigade that joined the Natal Field Force to fight the Boers. But he did not return with his men, and is being denounced as a deserter.

So begins a twisting tale of assassination, diamond mines and military cover-ups. Can Holmes and Watson uncover the truth, a truth that threatens the very fabric of the British Empire?

Product Details

  • Series: Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Paperback)
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Titan Books (September 13, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1783295120
  • ISBN-13: 978-1783295128
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces

Customer Reviews

Sherlock Holmes and the Murder at Sorrow's Crown

5 people found this helpful.
 on September 15, 2016
By Miss Lyn
I love Sherlock Holmes stories and Mr. Greenberger and Mr. Savile have truly captured the wit and meticulous wisdom of Holmes and Watson.

The game is afoot, again.

4 people found this helpful.
 on September 29, 2016
By Kelly Matthews
A satisfying story from start to finish. Though I spent a fair chunk of time wondering where the Sorrow's Crown from the title fit in, it all came together.

I must confess that in all my years of reading ...

3 people found this helpful.
 on September 24, 2016
By Amazon Customer
I must confess that in all my years of reading that this book was my first concerning Sherlock Holmes. I had always thought the books to be "old fashion" and not up to par with the current crime/mysteries cases that I have always read. I found that this book is indeed worthy of reading and by far held me in suspense with the "what's next" aspect of the book. I highly suggest reading if you are a fan of any "who done it" type mysteries.

Not for the novice Holmes fan.

 on August 29, 2017
By Patt O'Neil
The background story, though necessary, felt very long and drawn out. I did enjoy how the authors allowed Watson to have a greater participation in the investigation and allow for honest communication between he and Holmes. It is an excellent introduction to the events of the Boer War, but not for someone looking for an introduction to the world of Sherlock Holmes. If you are a long time fan of Sherlock Holmes' stories, then you should enjoy this book.

A Wonderful Version of Sherlock Holmes

One person found this helpful.
 on November 27, 2016
By CarterFSU
This was a classic Sherlock Holmes story that was a pleasure to read. The storyline involved interesting history and moved at a nice pace. I really enjoyed some of the side characters that were introduced and thought they added to the story. Nicely done!

Five Stars

One person found this helpful.
 on October 28, 2016
By Alan E. Waite
Very faithful to Conan Doyle's plot lines and character development.

Five Stars

 on December 18, 2016
what I wanted.

a fine and dandy addition to the Holmes oeuvre

5 people found this helpful.
 on September 19, 2016
By Keith RA DeCandido
Caveat: both authors are friends and colleagues of mine. That doesn't alter how impressed I am with how well they've at once captured the feel of a Conan Doyle story while still having a modern sensibility, particularly in the portrayal of John Watson, whose medical and military background prove useful in the unfolding of the story. It's a good mystery, with facts slowly unfolding and new revelations flowing naturally from our heroes' investigations. Holmes and Watson sound very much like themselves -- my usual acid test is whether or not I can hear Jeremy Brett and David Burke as Holmes and Watson, respectively, and I totally could here.

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