Author: Holly Hepburn

Category: Mystery

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Deal starts: June 09, 2024

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A GLORIOUS SHERLOCK HOLMES-INSPIRED MYSTERY FOR FANS OF NITA PROSE AND JANICE HALLETT.London, 1932.When Harriet White rebuffs the advances of her boss at the Baker Street building society where she works, she finds herself demoted to a new position… a very unusual position. Deep in the postal department beneath the bank, she is tasked with working her way through a mountain of correspondence addressed to Baker Street’s most famous resident: Mr Sherlock Holmes.Seemingly undeterred by the fact that Sherlock Holmes doesn’t exist, letter after letter arrives, beseeching him to help solve mysteries, and Harry diligently replies to each writer with the same response: Mr Holmes has retired from detective work and now lives in Sussex, keeping bees.Until one entreaty catches her eye. It’s from a village around five miles from Harry’s family estate, about a young woman who went to London to work as a domestic, then disappeared soon afterwards in strange circumstances. Intrigued, Harry decides, just this once, to take matters into her own hands.And so, the case of the missing maid is opened…Readers are loving The Baker Street Mysteries:'A page-turning cosy crime delight, which takes us on a whistle-stop tour of both the highs and lows of 1930’s London society. With a fearless heroine and a twisty mystery at its heart, this is an addictive story, full of humour, drama, revelations and romance.' – Katie Marsh‘I really enjoyed this cozy mystery because it is at the intersection between cozy mystery and historical fiction and it is simply brilliant. Hepburn weaves a strong plotline and Harry shines throughout. A real pleasure to read.’ – Goodreads reviewer ?????‘I am definitely a Sherlock Holmes fan, so the premise of this story got my attention immediately, but it was the writing, characters and the new story perspective that firmly held it.’ – Goodreads reviewer ?????‘I loved everything about this historical cozy. The link to Sherlock Holmes intrigued me as I didn't know that this was based on the fact that someone was actually employed at the Building Society to answer letters sent to Sherlock Holmes. I love history so this little tidbit fascinated me and it sets up Harry nicely for many more investigations.’ – Goodreads reviewer ?????‘A delightful cozy mystery! Can you imagine having the job of answering letters addressed to Sherlock Holmes? And what would you do if it was someone who you thought you might help? I found myself laughing out loud at the antics of Harry! She is such a delightful heroine. Funny, smart and brave! Her indomitable spirit instantly endeared her to me.’ – Goodreads reviewer ?????‘Grabbed my heart from the first minute and captivated me to the last page. When a book connects so beautifully with what one wants at the time, it's impossible to keep it under wraps. It gave me Dear Mrs. Bird vibes, a very happy discovery!’ – Goodreads reviewer ?????‘I was totally gripped from the first page to the last. Loved the story and the characters with a few unexpected bumps along the way. Loved this book and can’t wait for the next one!!!’ – Goodreads reviewer ?????‘I liked Harry from the very beginning. I loved the interaction between Harry and Oliver and can see this unfolding in future books.’ – Goodreads reviewer ?????