The Game's Afoot

There are few literary characters more “real” to us than Sherlock Holmes. Recent new additions to the vast Holmesian literature include The Italian Secretary by Caleb Carr, The Final Solution: A Story Of Detection by Michael Chabon and A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin. But for the most entertaining read, turn to Locked Rooms by Laurie R. King. In this latest in the series, Sherlock Holmes and his much younger wife (!) Mary Russell are caught up in the mystery surrounding the tragic deaths of her parents and brother. The game’s afoot once more.