The Dark Water The Strange Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes {ebook} by David Pirie

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Ecuring the help of the remarkable pioneering criminal investigator Dr Joseph Bell the two men return to the scene of the crime but find few clues London reveals little except the possibility that their archenemy has gone to the Suffolk coast under the name of Dr Mere Full of legend the local community fear the 'Dunwich witch' has returned with her evil curse A man has died in suspicious circumstances and it seems many are u. This is the third book in Pirie s series about Arthur Conan Doyle and Dr Joseph Bell Unfortunately I haven t read the first book When I read the second book I thought it was mildly interesting and enjoyable but I wasn t really impressed Well either Mr Pirie greatly improved or I just didn t give his book sufficient attention because this novel was excellent Doyle and Bell in their Watson and Holmes roles continue to pursue the serial killer who has haunted them for the last several years I really do not want to give too many details of the story away though so I won t offer any summary past thatI must comment on the writing however The author does an excellent job in creating a compelling and terror filled environment without detailed explanations Many or most authors writing this story would resolve to give long horrific descriptions of the terrible things that the serial killer who shall remain nameless has done However Pirie does an excellent job of setting a mood that allows hi Encounters with Rauschenberg under the name of Dr Mere Full of legend the local community fear the 'Dunwich witch' has returned with her evil curse A man has died in suspicious circumstances and it seems many are Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries u. This is the third book in Pirie s series about Arthur Conan Doyle and Dr Joseph Bell Unfortunately I haven t read the first book When I read the second book I thought it was mildly interesting and enjoyable but I wasn t really impressed Well either Mr Pirie greatly improved or I just didn t give his book sufficient attention because this novel was excellent Doyle and Bell in their Watson and Holmes roles continue to pursue the serial killer who has haunted them for the last several years I really do not want to give too many details of the story away though so I won t offer any summary past thatI must comment on the writing however The author does an excellent job in creating a compelling and terror filled environment without detailed explanations Many or most authors writing this story would resolve to give long horrific descriptions of the terrible things that the serial killer who shall remain nameless has done However Pirie does an excellent job of setting a mood that allows hi

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Nwilling to talk about it More hideous crimes are yet to come as Dr Bell and Doyle move closer and closer to confronting Cream Bell to capture a notorious villain Doyle to avenge himself for a crime which robbed him of his future happiness Dr Bell and Arthur Doyle are reunited once again in their uest to hunt down a criminal mastermind in a sinister tale of intrigue and violence which reaches a terrifying and dramatic climax. The end of game or was it merely the end game This third volume of Murder Rooms trilogy keeps the reader as well the protagonists Dr Joseph Bell and Arthur Conan Doyle on a tight leash till the end with the shadow of Doyle s nemesis lurking at every unseen corner and unknown angle I have to admit that towards the end of the book the author had succeeded in making me rather paranoid and that had revealed a few things before their official exposure caused by Dr Bell eg the asylum proprietor s role the identity of Charlotte Jephord s lover etc The book does not echo many other Sherlockian adventures still hidden in the mist of future except The Final Problem It is obviously well written slightly superior to The Night Calls and yet somewhat lesser than The Patient s EyesThe biggest point of regret is that the series had suddenly ended with this volume and the matter of the Dead Time tantalisingly mentioned by the author was never revealedRead this book only after exhausting the tw The Black Ice Score (Parker, uest to hunt down a criminal mastermind in a sinister tale of intrigue and violence which reaches a terrifying and dramatic climax. The end of game or was it merely the end game This third volume of Murder Rooms trilogy keeps the reader as well the protagonists Dr Joseph Bell and Arthur Conan Doyle on a tight leash till the end with the shadow of Doyle s nemesis lurking at every The Black Painting unseen corner and Fire and Desire unknown angle I have to admit that towards the end of the book the author had succeeded in making me rather paranoid and that had revealed a few things before their official exposure caused by Dr Bell eg the asylum proprietor s role the identity of Charlotte Jephord s lover etc The book does not echo many other Sherlockian adventures still hidden in the mist of future except The Final Problem It is obviously well written slightly superior to The Night Calls and yet somewhat lesser than The Patient s EyesThe biggest point of regret is that the series had suddenly ended with this volume and the matter of the Dead Time tantalisingly mentioned by the author was never revealedRead this book only after exhausting the tw

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Imprisoned in a dank cottage deep in the English countryside Arthur Doyle lies half unconscious and at the mercy of his nemesis Cream Gathering all his dwindling strength he smashes a window and crawls to safety With a sharp piece of broken glass he awaits his torturer's return but the man has eluded him once leaving behind the rotting body of a local miser and thwarted in his attempt to obtain money for his 'deadly' cause S. The third Arthur Conan Doyle book and last I m inclined to say it s not a trilogy now but I can t find any information about future books online isn t as focused as the second one was Although the case that Bell and Doyle take on in a superstitious village is directly related to their search for the villain Cream it seems tangential until the end I ve really enjoyed reading all three books but the strength in plotting and pacing does seem to go up and down The Black Ice Score (Parker, unconscious and at the mercy of his nemesis Cream Gathering all his dwindling strength he smashes a window and crawls to safety With a sharp piece of broken glass he awaits his torturer's return but the man has eluded him once leaving behind the rotting body of a local miser and thwarted in his attempt to obtain money for his 'deadly' cause S. The third Arthur Conan Doyle book and last I m inclined to say it s not a trilogy now but I can t find any information about future books online isn t as focused as the second one was Although the case that Bell and Doyle take on in a superstitious village is directly related to their search for the villain Cream it seems tangential The Black Painting until the end I ve really enjoyed reading all three books but the strength in plotting and pacing does seem to go Fire and Desire up and down


10 thoughts on “The Dark Water The Strange Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

  1. says:

    The Dark Water is volume three in the series following Arthur Conan Doyle and Joseph Bell This series doesn't lend itself well to just dipping in so if you want to try it I recommend starting with The Patient's EyesA good mystery with satisfying twists and turns But the relationship between Doyle and Bell just didn't work for me It hasn't changed and grown since the first book There doesn't seem to much affection between them They

  2. says:

    This book is not what I imagined but I have no complaints The title came up when I was trolling through a library catalog for books on Sherlock Holmes It's not about him nor is there any specific mention of him in the entire book On the other hand this is an action filled adventure staring Professor Dr Joseph Bell MD and Arthur Conan Doyle M

  3. says:

    The third Arthur Conan Doyle book and last? I'm inclined to say it's not a trilogy now but I can't find any information about future books online isn't as focused as the second one was Although the case that Bell and Doyle take on in a superstitious village is directly related to their search for the villain Cream it seems tangentia

  4. says:

    The novel is narrated as if by a Victorian gentleman called Arthur Conan Doyle and so the language may seem a little affected to readers of modern fiction It is however a very intriguing murder mystery with many gruesome murders committed as if for fun by the perpetrator The infamous narrator is helped by his side kick another famous docto

  5. says:

    I had such high hopes for this book I have read other books with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as the main character before and really enjoyed them I always think it is fun to see him put into situations like his creation Sherlock Holmes It kind of shows how an author pulls ideas from real life experiences That being said I just

  6. says:

    This is the third book in Pirie's series about Arthur Conan Doyle and Dr Joseph Bell Unfortunately I haven't read the firs

  7. says:

    The end of game or was it merely the end game? This third volume of Murder Rooms trilogy keeps the reader as well the protagonists Dr Joseph Bell and Arthur Conan Doyle on a tight leash till the end with the shadow of Doyle's nemesis lurking at every unseen corner and unknown angle I have to admit that towards the end of the book the author had succeeded in making me rather paranoid and that had revealed a fe

  8. says:

    Plus minus Overall interesting plot and characters but the flow was somehow lacking Some of the classic holmes

  9. says:

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  10. says:

    This is the last of Pirie's trilogy featuring Dr Joseph Bell the inspiration for Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle It starts off where the second ends and it is so much like the second that at first one wonders if they may have read this one but no just a page or two and one knows it is a different book entirely Bell

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