Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon (Hardback)
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon (Hardback)
zoom

Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon (Hardback)

(author)
5 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£12.99
Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 22/10/2019
  • In stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
Waterstones Says

A mythical creature appears to be haunting a venerable Yorkshire pile in Lovegrove’s chilling take on the Great Detective. Written with an ear for Conan Doyle’s literary style, Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon is superior pastiche and a tremendous amount of fun. 

The new Sherlock Holmes novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Odin.

It is 1890, and in the days before Christmas Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson are visited at Baker Street by a new client. Eve Allerthorpe - eldest daughter of a grand but somewhat eccentric Yorkshire-based dynasty - is greatly distressed, as she believes she is being haunted by a demonic Christmas spirit.

Her late mother told her terrifying tales of the sinister Black Thurrick, and Eve is sure that she has seen the creature from her bedroom window. What is more, she has begun to receive mysterious parcels of birch twigs, the Black Thurrick's calling card... Eve stands to inherit a fortune if she is sound in mind, but it seems that something - or someone - is threatening her sanity. Holmes and Watson travel to the Allerthorpe family seat at Fellscar Keep to investigate, but soon discover that there is more to the case than at first appeared. There is another spirit haunting the family, and when a member of the household is found dead, the companions realise that no one is beyond suspicion.

Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781785658020
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm

You may also be interested in...

The ABC Murders
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Thursday Murder Club
Added to basket
Death on the Nile
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
A Surprise for Christmas
Added to basket
Murder Most Festive
Added to basket
Death on the Nile
Added to basket
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Added to basket
The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Added to basket
Hercule Poirot's Christmas
Added to basket
Snow
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
The Krull House
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Invisible Girl
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
The Family Upstairs
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Sorry for the Dead
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
Murder in Midwinter
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
A Study in Scarlet
Added to basket

“A case for Sherlock!”

This is compulsive reading. Set in a grand house. No one is beyond suspicion. Expertly put together. An enjoyable book for the festive season!

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 54

“A read not just for Christmas.”

I hadn’t read any of Lovegrove’s Sherlock Holmes novels before and I’m always wary of the terrible interpretation that can happen using a well-known literary character (I’ve read some shockers). But I’m pleased to... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 15

“Not sure what I expected...”

Having read and watched so many iterations and versions of the Sherlock Holmes story, I really wasn't sure what to expect. However, it is quite the fun journey and one I would wholeheartedly recommend.... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 15

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.