The Adventure of the Engineer's Mom

The Adventure of the Engineer's Mom : A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure

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THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER'S MOM: A brilliant young Cambridge University engineer is carrying out secret research for the Admiralty. It will lead to the building of the world's most powerful battleship, The Dreadnaught. His adventuress mother is kidnapped and having been spurned by Scotland Yard he seeks the help of Sherlock Holmes. Was she taken by German spies, or an underhanded student, or by someone else? Whoever it was is prepared to commit cold-blooded murder to get what they want. Holmes and Watson have help from an unexpected source - the engineer's mom herself. This new mystery is inspired by the original Sherlock Holmes story - The Engineer's Thumb. It is set in the same era in England and you will encounter several of the original characters, but now in a completely new traditional Sherlock Holmes mystery. The original Sherlock Holmes story that inspired this one is appended to the paperback edition of this more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514341689
  • 9781514341681

About Craig Stephen Copland

In May of 2014 the Sherlock Holmes Society of Canada - better known as The Bootmakers ( - announced a contest for a new Sherlock Holmes story. Although he had no experience writing fiction, the author submitted a short Sherlock Holmes mystery and was blessed to be declared one of the winners. Thus inspired, he has continued to write new Sherlock Holmes mysteries since. In real life he writes about and serves as a consultant for political campaigns in Canada and the USA (, but would abandon that pursuit if he could possibly earn a decent living writing about Sherlock Holmes. He currently writes from Toronto, Tokyo, and more

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