Mrs. Hudson in New York: Fourth in the Mrs. Hudson of Baker Street Series

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9781780927886: Mrs. Hudson in New York: Fourth in the Mrs. Hudson of Baker Street Series

Accompanied by Holmes and Watson, Mrs. Hudson crosses the ocean to attend the wedding of her cousin's daughter. They disembark to discover that the young lady's fiancée, a pitcher for the Brooklyn Bridegrooms, stands accused of an attempt on the life of JP Morgan and the death of his aide. A self-declared enemy of Morgan and the robber barons, the ballplayer ran from the scene of the crime and, when captured, was found in possession of a gun with two spent cartridges, the same number and caliber as that used in the attack. Before a wedding can be held, the unacknowledged sage of Baker Street will lead Holmes and Watson along a path of investigation taking them from JP Morgan's mansion to the gambling dens of New York's Tenderloin. With the enthusiastic assistance of Samuel Clemens, the reluctant assistance of Morgan, and the cautious assistance of a leader in the African Broadway community, they will identify the financier's attacker, frustrate efforts to corrupt the game of baseball, and rescue the prospective bride and groom from would-be assassins before returning finally to the comparative quiet of 221B Baker Street

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"Completely entertaining ... Mrs. Hudson in New York is a clever and compelling story, sure to engage and enchant readers."
-Over My Dead Body Magazine

"An inherently entertaining and fascinating read from beginning to end -- and one that does full justice to literature's most famous detective! A 'must' for all Sherlock Holmes fans, 'Mrs. Hudson in New York' will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community library Mystery/Suspense collections."
-Midwest Book Review

"...readable and appealing...It is always a pleasure to recommend a Sherlock Holmes novel that retains reader interest to the very end. This one did."
-Sherlockian.Net Reviews

"...delightful 'Mrs. Hudson in New York' ... Brown offers oodles of tasty background ... has good insights into character, and he throws out a satisfying cast of possible suspects."
-Wilmington Star-News


"An inherently entertaining and fascinating read from beginning to end --and one that does full justice to literature's most famous detective! A 'must' for all Sherlock Holmes fans, "Mrs. Hudson In New York" will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community library Mystery/Suspense collections." Midwest Book Review

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