Hey Sherlockians: The first day of every month is New Sherlock Day. All New Sherlock Holmes Mysteries ebooks on Kindle will go on sale for 99 cents for one day only. Watch for it at the start of each month. The Adventure of the Blue Belt Buckle: A young street urchin, one of the Baker Street Irregulars, discovers a man's belt and buckle under a bush in Hyde Park. He brings it to Sherlock Holmes, hoping for a reward. The buckle is unique and stunning, gleaming turquoise stones set in exquisitely carved silver; a masterpiece from the native American west. A body of an American Indian is found in a hotel room in Mayfair. Scotland Yard seeks the help of Sherlock Holmes in solving the murder. The victim is the brilliant artist that created and wore the buckle. A secret key is found leading Sherlock Holmes to a replica set of the Crown Jewels. The real Jewels, supposedly secure inside the Tower of London are in danger of being stolen or destroyed. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, to be held in just a few months, could be ruined. Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Scotland yard, the Home Office and even Her Majesty all team up to prevent a crime of unspeakable dimensions.
WE are getting a capital breeze over here," said my friend Bob Hale, who was seated at my side in the Splash. "There is always plenty of wind over here when it comes from the north-west," I replied. It was one of the last days of May, and the weather, which had been chilly and disagreeable during the preceding week, was warm and pleasant. I had been to school, as usual, in my boat, and was taking Bob out for a sail, intending to land him at Parkville before dark, and return to the cottage of my uncle beyond the town. I had made one long stretch with the wind on the beam, nearly over to Cannondale; in fact, the water was beginning to shoal off the point half a mile to the northward and eastward of that town.
Companion book to the author's Assisted Living: An Insider's View. A collection of stories and anecdotes inspired by years of observing life in assisted living. Often humorous, sometimes poignant, Netzer's aim in this book is to demonstrate that life can and does go on in these communities, and is often quite lively. The rich assortment of characters and situations Carol has drawn upon is a tribute to the collective experience of people who have lived, and intend to continue living, full and meaningful lives.
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