Author Archives: Kieran

Interview of me done by fellow author Dan Andriacco

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 The Mystery of the Irish Author In writing my mystery novels, I often tap into the police and firearms knowledge of my Kieran McMullan. He is simply amazing. Once when I asked him a question about … Continue reading

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All of you know what a great cause Save Undershaw Preservation Trust is. Here is a chance to win a copy of The Many Watsons and support the cause. If you don’t win, feel free to buy a copy of … Continue reading

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The Many Watson’s

There is always a healthy interest in the actors who have played the role of the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. But Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also created the world’s best known sidekick, Dr. John H. Watson. The men … Continue reading

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Weapons of the Second Boer War

Many say that the Second Boer War was the first of the modern era. They will site the use of magazine rifles, the machine gun and trenches. Unfortunately that is not quite true. The Spanish American War of 1898 precedes … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Boer Wagon

Available now for pre-order on Amazon.com at http://www.amazon.com/Sherlock-Holmes-Mystery-Boer-Wagon/dp/1780923066 It was an incredible year, the start of a new century. Queen Victoria was still on the throne, the Paris Exposition was the talk of Europe and Count Zeppelin was conquering the … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Forest Holger-Madsen

One of the interesting things about film and Sherlock Holmes is how quickly the Great Detective came to the screen. Holmes was born of pen in the very earliest days of attempts to bring the moving picture to audiences. Holmes … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – H. Kyrle Bellew – First Film Watson

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; or, Held for Ransom of 1905 is considered to be the first “serious” attempt at bringing Holmes to the big screen. In 1900 had been the short “Sherlock Holmes Baffled”, which is one of those … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Charles Simon

Sherlock Holmes by Anton Productions is a low budget film that can be seen on You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iad2dYsD7c&feature=related. Just because it is low budget does not mean it is not worth viewing. It is a remake of the Rathbone … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Edward Fielding

By 1916 William Gillette had played Sherlock Holmes hundreds of times. On the stage, Gillette  was known for his impeccable timing, attention to detail and “first time” method of acting. How interesting it must have been in 1916 for him … Continue reading

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The Secret Journal of Dr Watson – Phil Growick

As a Watson fan I had to read a book with the fine title of “The Secret Journal of Dr. Watson”. Especially, when Watson and Holmes are to be involved in something as thrilling as the Russian Revolution. This is … Continue reading

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