“Murder in the Vatican – The Church Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes” by Ann Margaret Lewis Review
May 30th, 2014 by Aldouspi


Murder at Vatican

Sherlock Holmes Pastiches and Reviews:

"Murder in the Vatican - The Church Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes" by Ann Margaret Lewis.

Reviewed By Scott Harker

Publisher: Gasogen Books, Copyright 2010, First Edition - Trade Paperback.

In several of the Canon stories, there are references to unpublished cases such as the death of Cardinal Tosca. This book reveals the actual stories behind three such references.

The Stories: In "The Death of Cardinal Tosca" Holmes and Watson have traveled to Rome for a brief vacation. But upon their arrival, the detective and his biographer are summoned by Pope Leo XIII to investigate the murder of Cardinal Tosca.

While Holmes investigates, Pope Leo XIII both observes and participates in the events that take place, including going incognito to rescue a woman in danger.

In the story entitled "The Vatican Cameos," Pope Leo XIII tell of his first meeting with Sherlock Holmes, when Holmes is asked to investigate the disappearance of a gift from the Pope to Queen Victoria.

In the finale tale, "The Second Coptic Patriarch," Holmes and Watson are called upon to help the Catholic priest and detective in his own right, Father Brown, who finds himself in jail.

The Writing: Ann Margaret Lewis does a more than adequate job of telling a story - the reader will enjoy these. Note that there is not a lot of action in these stories although the mysteries and the solutions worked out by Holmes are worthy of the detective.

What is most fascinating and makes this an interesting Sherlock Holmes pastiche is the interactions between Sherlock Holmes and Pope Leo XIII. Holmes and Watson get a look into the Catholic Church in a very personal way via the Pope. And the results or insights... I will leave you to discover.

The Rating: ... This collection of three stories has a rating of 4 "Pipes." The reader will enjoy the story as well as the interactions of the characters both fictional and those based on real people.

To purchase this book on Amazon, visit: Murder in The Vatican: The Church Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes


More Ann Margaret Lewis Books For Sale




STAR WARS 9780345477606 HELEN KEIER ANN MARGARET LEWIS PAPERBACK NEW
STAR WARS 9780345477606 HELEN KEIER ANN MARGARET LEWIS PAPERBACK NEW C $28.98
Time Remaining: 27d 11h 40m
Buy It Now for only: C $28.98
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Star Wars the New Essential Guide to Alien Species by Ann Margaret Lewis Paperba
Star Wars the New Essential Guide to Alien Species by Ann Margaret Lewis Paperba C $28.99
Time Remaining: 1d 2h 36m
Buy It Now for only: C $28.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Star Wars Essential Guides Alien Species by Ann Margaret Lewis and Helen
Star Wars Essential Guides Alien Species by Ann Margaret Lewis and Helen C $24.12
Time Remaining: 25d 21h 1m
Buy It Now for only: C $24.12
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Gitchi Gumee By Anne Margaret Lewis Kathleen Chaney Fritz
Gitchi Gumee By Anne Margaret Lewis Kathleen Chaney Fritz C $7.21
Time Remaining: 20d 20h 42m
Buy It Now for only: C $7.21
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Dedicated to the World's First Consulting Detective: Sherlock Holmes!

 

To see a listing of 100's of Sherlock Holmes Pastiches with abbreviated reviews,
please visit: List of Sherlock Holmes Pastiches

 


Sherlock Holmes Pastiche Resources


For a current bibliography of hundreds Sherlock Holmes Pastiches, please visit:


List of Sherlock Holmes Pastiches


To Purchase Sherlock Holmes Pastiches
through Amazon, Visit:

Sherlock Holmes Bookstore


For Sherlock Holmes Collectibles,
Gifts and More, Visit:

Eliminate The Impossible,
Sherlock Holmes Gift Shop


Auction listings for books with keyword: Sherlock Holmes Pastiche - Find the latest eBay listings for
Sherlock Holmes Pastiche.



Auction listings for books with keyword: Sherlock Holmes Pastiches
- Find the latest eBay listings for
Sherlock Holmes Pastiches.
Different items are usually displayed when the plural form of pastiche is used.


Auction listings for items with keyword: Sherlock Holmes Signed - Under Signed Sherlock Holmes
you will discover other items on Ebay that the above keywords miss - usually
though there are more non-related items to sift through.


Sherlock Holmes Movies - DVD's & Blu-ray, etc., Visit

Stuff of Dreams
Sherlock Holmes Movie Store


For More Resources to purchase
Sherlock Holmes Pastiches:

Purchasing Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes



Sir Arthur
Conan Doyle



Holmes Investigates



A video Review of Murder in the Vatican



Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

SIDEBAR
»
S
I
D
E
B
A
R
«
»  © Sherlockholmespastiches.com | Privacy Policy | Disclosure Policy | Substance:WordPress   »  Style:Ahren Ahimsa

The owner of this website, Scott Harker, is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking Sherlock Holmes Pastiches to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com, endless.com, myhabit.com, smallparts.com, or amazonwireless.com.