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The Baker Street Letters
a mystery series from St. Martin's Press/Minotaur
by
Michael Robertson
"Great characters, a complex plot, and the wonderful feeling that
people still believe in Sherlock Holmes round out this debut
treat."
"You don’t have to be a Sherlockian to enjoy Robertson’s
excellent fourth Baker Street mystery (after 2013’s The Baker
Street Translation). Early chapters, including one set in 1893 in
which a Pinkerton agent attempts to save his own life by claiming
to be Professor Moriarty, set the groundwork for the well-
constructed plot that follows."
"Lots of Holmes references, both to the canon and to
contemporary Holmes worship; lots of action; sparkling
commentary; and great fun"
"Sherlock Holmes isn't back, but Dr. Moriarty is, sort of, in this
delightful romp that offers more tension and suspense than a
dozen fat thrillers with bloody knives on the cover. It still
manages to be funny, rather in the Kingsley Amis manner. . . .
The last third of the novel, with its murder-and-chase scene, is
one of the finest, scariest sequences in current crime fiction. . . .
For anglophiles, crime-o-philes, and all fans of wonderful
writing." -- Don Crinklaw

"Agatha Christie fans will revel in Robertson’s fifth novel featuring
London solicitor Nigel Heath (after 2014’s Moriarty Returns a
Letter). . . . This is Robertson’s best work yet, a classic fair play
whodunit leavened with humor. "




Read the  Michael Robertson interview in Publishers Weekly
"Robertson, who seems to command an unlimited stream of
clever ideas for recycling the Holmes legend without resuscitating
the great man, outdoes himself in the most effervescent of his five
Baker Street cocktails to date."

Best Books list of Kirkus Reviews, for
THE BAKER STREET JURORS
Library Journal (starred review) for
Booklist (starred review) for
THE BROTHERS OF BAKER STREET
Booklist for
THE BAKER STREET TRANSLATION
Publishers Weekly (starred review) for
MORIARTY RETURNS A LETTER
Publishers Weekly, for
THE BAKER STREET JURORS
THE BAKER STREET LETTERS