Email this sample to a friend


Sherlock Holmes Investigates.

The Barking Emporium

Smashwords Edition

by Philip van Wulven

Copyright © 2012 Philip van Wulven

This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be re-sold or given away to other people. If you would like to share this book with another person, please purchase an additional copy for each person you share it with. If you’re reading this book and did not purchase it, or it was not purchased for your use only, then you should return to Smashwords.com and purchase your own copy. Thank you for respecting the hard work of this author.

*****

One Friday afternoon, late in the month of August, faced with some unexpected delay in the completion of a prosthetic limb I had ordered for a patient, I resolved to visit my friend, Sherlock Holmes, at his Baker Street rooms, while the workman put the finishing touches to the device.

I had no intimation that this casual social call would result in my being able to witness a remarkable instance of the way in which the tiniest of facts, strung together by impeccable logic, can lead to quite far reaching conclusions

Had I not been present, I make no doubt this investigation would have sunk unremarked into the anonymity of the inconsequential, as Holmes himself never spoke of it again, and I suspect the police were quite content that his part in the affair remain obscured in the general excitement that surrounded the trial and conviction of a certain businessman.

Previous Page Next Page Page 1 of 45