'Tension and detail spot on' Daily Telegraph
Relating Sherlock Holmes's part in real-life crimes of the day, Donald Thomas brings the Great Detective to life once again in six narratives that display Holmes at his most determined, inventive and downright devious.
What were Holmes's views on Dr Crippen And what happened when Oscar Wilde visited Baker Street to seek advice How did Holmes uncover a loving husband as one of the most dangerous psychopaths of modern times And just what horrors await Holmes in the darkened slums of Waterloo Road
'Thomas's imitation is wryly and subtly done' Guardian
Donald Thomas was born in Somerset and educated at Queen's College, Taunton, and Balliol College, Oxford. He was the author of numerous crime novels include two collections of Sherlock Holmes stories and a hugely successful historical detective series written under the pen name Francis Selwyn, as well as gritty police procedurals written under the name of Richard Dacre. He was also the author of seven biographies and a number of other non-fiction works, and won the Gregory Prize for his poems POINTS OF CONTACT.