[Sherlock Holmes A Betrayal in Blood] Kindle ´ Mark A. Latham

A Betrayal in blood is by no means a completely original concept There Have Been Many have been many Holmes investigating the Dracula mystery pastiches but this effort is a well thought out idea Certain concepts are great and work well especially the portrayal *of the famous count and his nemesis van *the famous count and his nemesis Van However there is still an air of familiarity to the tale that unfolds Some Dracula enthusiasts may become irritated by the novels main theme indeed I was slightly annoyed myself The problem is that the novel becomes almost like a creative assassination of Bram Stokers original book The main concept is to use the discrepancies and minor plot errors in the classic tale to back up the theory that Van Helsing s and his adventurous band of friends account may be false It seems a his adventurous band of friends account may be false It seems a harsh and disrespectful at times Despite its flaws this novel is still engaging and fun at times I would certainly say It has original ideas which helps to make it a fresher walk down a well worn path Titan Books has released a number of Sherlock Holmes titles by several authors Mark Latham has a good job of recreating a Dr Watson narrative un raveling the TRUTH of the Dracula papers Firstly if you haven t read Bram Stoker s original book you won t have a clue what s going on in Betrayal by Blood If you have you ll see Latham has great fun cherry picking ideas from both Stoker and Arthur Conan Doyle The text is written in VictorianEdwardian prose without being too florid and long winded Fans of period crime procedural novels will enjoy this book I think I ll try some of the other titles in the Titan Books collection Our infatuation for a damned fine mystery often stirs a morbid curiosity of the unknown and encourages. When Sherlock Holmes acuires the fabled 'Dracula Papers' the stage is set for the greatest battle of wits since Reichenbach Why did five men

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At nothing until the wrongdoer was brought to justiceUnreliable evidence And Inconsistent Testimony Construct A Riddle That Features Timeless Fictional inconsistent testimony construct a riddle that features timeless fictional fuelled by fear and a uest for the truth A worthy and thoroughly obliging addition to the Sherlock archives On a totally random note by reading this I ve learned the name the Sherlock archives On a totally random note by reading this I ve learned the name a fleeting character appearance and of course my own appeared before JM Barrie s Peter Pan was published I didn t now that and I only mention it as I d never heard the name being used in a story around this period before End of randomnessI received a copy of this title from the publisher and it is my pleasure to provide an unbiased review Cry Hale And release the dogs of war the game is a footSherlock Holmes vs Van Helsing in other side of DraculaMycroft does not believe in the undead Vampires are hogwash so why has The Dutchman got away with murder this very different Dracula that Bram Stocker didn t get right But this not really Holmes but a book about Dracula using SH so he can tell how bad Dracula was My point is that another authors have Holmes meet Dracula one has him as a cousin All this book is an author too lazy to write a non fiction book about how Bram did not write a good tale Dracula is one of the great 19th century books that had fainting but has made mockery of it And use Sherlock Holmes to do itI not say it is not an interesting story but could be lot better if change Van H to ProfM But biggest thing about this if you never read Dracula this complete waste of blood time But funniest thing of all was that all I could see was Mel Brooks as Van Helsing from his comedy version of Dracula with Leslie Naked Gun Lesaune as Dracula. D whispering 'vampire' for years to come The detective would have the truth though he must overcome the genius of Abraham Van Helsing to get Sherlock Holmes A Betrayal in BloodMany of us to channel our inner detective We may not rival the greats particularly when the competition is none other than Sherlock Holmes greats particularly when the competition is none other than Sherlock Holmes A Betrayal in Blood reinvents a cryptic nemesis to indulge our every whimIn this embittered tale a familiar legend places innocent lives in jeopardy Set amid Victorian society an asylum and the grandeur of a Transylvanian castle Doctor Watson narrates the case of the Dracula papers as the determined duo grandeur of a Transylvanian castle Doctor Watson narrates the case of the Dracula papers as the determined duo the impact of vampirism allegedly practised by a deceased reclusive noblemanHow I love it when sinister plots are afoot aiming to foil our intrepid private detectives especially when those responsible are not to be meddled with Professor Abraham Van Helsing is one such character Exuding confidence in both his intelligence and influence The Dutchman defends his posse s intervention to stop Dracula literally dead in his tracks after an unfortunate young woman could not escape the Count s wicked motives He may have led the hunt for the monster responsible but was subseuently accused of murderCertain irregularities regarding the murders will rise along with reports of the undead causing Sherlock to continue where Scotland Yard s official involvement ceased as the whole affair remains fantastical In an unusual spin a new case is born combining the tale of Count Dracula and the authenticity of classic Sherlock Holmes Harnessing the Fur and Loafing in Yosemite A Collection of Farley Cartoons Set in Yosemite National Park keen perception of the great man himself complete with his faithful colleague at his side they nip at the heels of shifty witnesses until the facts are unveiled and the wicked are held accountableI could tell from the spring in his step and that familiar gleam in his eye that he had the scent of villainy and would stop. Eally pursue an innocent Transylvanian nobleman to the ends of the earth Who was really behind the murders that would have every man in Englan.