Category Archives: Watson

Things about Dr Watson

All Three Wartime Adventures of Holmes and Watson!

Here is where to go to get the hardback edition of all three of Holmes’ and Watson’s wartime adventures. Follow their courageous actions and mystery solving as they fight through the great wars of their time: The Second Afghan War, the Second … Continue reading

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Discussion of Dr Watson

Speaking on my favorite character, Dr. Watson, at the Darien, GA Library on 14 May at 1730. Just in case someone is in the area and wants to stop by!

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The Amateur Executioner

It’s 1920 and Holmes is still an active player on the stage of life but this time he has competition. Enoch Hale, a Great War veteran and reporter for an American news syndicate lives and works in London. Hale is … Continue reading

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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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Enter to Win!

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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