Narrator: Steve West
Series: The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Mysteries #1
Published by MacMillan on June 6, 2017
Genres: Mystery, Historical Fiction
Length: 9 hours, 36 minutes
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1910. Joanna Blalock unknowingly is the product of a sole assignation between the late Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler. After the nurse and her ten-year-old son see a man fall to his death in an apparent suicide, elderly Dr. John Watson and his charming handsome son Dr. John Watson Jr. invite her to join their detective team. From hidden treasure to the Second Afghan War of 1878-1880, the group devise an ingenious plan to catch a murderer in the act while dodging Scotland Yard the British aristocracy.
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When this came to my attention, I knew it was for me. First of all, the narrator is Steve West! I really enjoy Sherlock Holmes style mysteries so that was also a plus.
The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes is the start of a new The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Mysteries series. I enjoyed the mystery as well as the setup of the world and the characters. It is set in England, and features the progeny of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, working the case. I loved the smart deductions made with excellent observations. There was even a bit of a romance.
I can’t wait to go on with A Study of Treason to have another case with these engaging sleuths. And more Steve West!
I chose to listen this story because STEVE WEST!!!!!! He’s a favorite favorite. I loved listening to this story at my usual 1.5x speed. I appreciate his work with both male and female voices. But honestly, I could listen to him read anything probably. His performance definitely enhances my enjoyment.
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