ISBN: 0 86025 287 6
Four novellas set in northern England
illustrated by photographs (including that reproduced below)
taken from the collection of Dr John H Watson.
The case of the counterfeit corpse.
A politician dies at a northern reception, but a few days
later he is seen, apparently unscathed, in London. Holmes
is asked to uncover a conspiracy among local dignitaries and
uncovers someone from Holmess own past.
Coffins at Candlemas. Holmes is in Clitheroe to investigate
the disappearance of a landowner in the snowy wastes. All
is revealed after an Ice Fair.
The case of the missing masters. Yorkshire
collectors lose treasures and suspicion falls on a man who
asks Holmes for assistance.
The case of the singular sibling.
In Shropshire Holmes aids police to track down an escaped
prisoner, who is married to Professor Moriartys sister.
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