Baker Street Letters

Baker Street Letters

Book - 2009 | 1st ed
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"First in a spectacular new series about two brother lawyers who lease offices on London's Baker Street--and begin receiving mail addressed to Sherlock Holmes
"In Los Angeles, a geological surveyor maps out a proposed subway route--and then goes missing. His eight-year-old daughter, in her desperation, turns to the one person she thinks might help--she writes a letter to Sherlock Holmes.
That letter creates an uproar at 221b Baker Street, which now houses the law offices of attorney and man about town Reggie Heath and his hapless brother, Nigel. Instead of filing the letter like he's supposed to, Nigel decides to investigate. Soon he's flying off to Los Angeles, inconsiderately leaving a very dead body on the floor in his office. Big brother Reggie follows Nigel to California, as does Reggie's sometime lover, Laura---a quick-witted stage actress who's captured the hearts of both brothers.
When Nigel is arrested, Reggie must use all his wits to solve a case that Sherlock Holmes would have savored and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle fans will adore.

Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312538125
Branch Call Number: MYS Robe
Characteristics: 277p


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Nov 06, 2019

This is an engaging light mystery. I enjoyed it a lot. It’s not dark or brooding or deeply psychological, but there are plenty of twists and turns and I found the characters interesting and some of them likable. I want to read the rest of the books in the series.

Jul 06, 2019

Found it to be a bit disjointed. Difficult to get attached to the characters.

Jan 20, 2017

This is the first book in the series and is very good. I enjoy finding new mysteries that have something a little different to them. Not great literature by any means, but just delightful easy reads. I plan on reading more by this author and would recommend this to any cozy mystery fans.

Jun 05, 2012

Enjoyed this book.

Sep 15, 2011

I loved the premise of this book but couldn't find interest in the characters. Maybe there will be a sequel and better character development will happen.

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