The Cat of the Baskervilles

The Cat of the Baskervilles

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"Legendary stage and movie star Sir Nigel Bellingham arrives on Cape Cod to star in a stage production of The Hound of the Baskervilles put on by the West London Theater Festival. When Sir Nigel, some of the cast, and the director visit the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop at 222 Baker Street, Gemma Doyle realizes that Sir Nigel is not at all suited to the role. He is long past his prime and an old drunk to boot. The cast, in particular the much younger actor who previously had the role, are not happy, but the show must go on. Before the play opens, Leslie Wilson, mother of Gemma's best friend Jayne, arranges a fundraising afternoon tea to be catered by Mrs. Hudson's Tea Room. The tea is a huge success, but when it's time to leave, Sir Nigel has gone missing--only to be found at the bottom of the rocky cliff, dead. Along with the dead body, Gemma finds evidence incriminating Leslie Wilson. When the police, in the presence of handsome detective Ryan Ashburton and suspicious detective Louise Estrada, focus their attention on Leslie despite the numerous other suspects, the game is once again afoot and it's again up to the highly perceptive Gemma and the ever-confused but loyal Jayne to clear Jayne's mother's name" --Publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Crooked Lane Books, an imprint of Quick Brown Fox & Company LLC, ©2018.
ISBN: 9781683314714
1683314719
Characteristics: 291 pages ;,22 cm

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Fuzzy_Slippers
May 06, 2020

This series is one of my favourites! This book was constantly moving, there were so many things that I didn't expect to happen (and a few that I did so that was nice). I loved that it was able to keep my attention and I was always looking forward to picking it up again to see what would happen next. An excellent read!

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IrishMoon
Jun 14, 2018

This is book #3 in the "Sherlock Holmes Bookshop" cozy mystery series, and it is the best one yet. If you enjoy intelligent writing and a good mystery, you'll likely love this series as much as I do.

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