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Mike Hogan

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I'm based in Thailand. I've lived most of my life in Africa, Asia and the Far East manufacturing handicrafts and teaching. I decided to quit regular work and write. There wasn't really a plan, just an instinct that I could write in different historical and contemporary settings.

I recently completed a Sherlock Holmes novel trilogy in which Winston Churchill, aged twelve, joins Sherlock and Watson at 221B Baker Street. All are available on Amazon and from MX Publishing
My semi-autobiographical coming-of-age novel, Hamlet and Me is on on Kindle. A boy learns about life as he moonlights at the Old Vic theatre in London during the rehearsals for the O'Toole Hamlet in 1963.
Two collections of Sherlock Holmes short stories are also on Kindle and pap
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Sherlock Holmes - The Scottish Question by Mike Hogan

Sherlock Holmes and the Scottish Question will be launched at the Conan Doyle pub in Edinburgh on the 17th September.
Autographed books at a discount, prizes for the best dressed Sherlockian and great ale!
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Sherlock Holmes and the Lyme Regis Trials by David Ruffle
Sherlock Holmes and the Lyme Regis Trials
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The last book in the Lyme Regis trilogy has the properly period atmosphere, intricate plotting and authentic dialogue of the previous two books.
Watson invites Holmes to join him and his wife for a holiday in Lyme Regis. Holmes agrees, but su
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The Guns at Last Light by Rick Atkinson
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A brilliant ending to Mr Atkinson's WW2 trilogy.
It does not need to be said that the writer conveys a nuanced account of the campaign from Normandy to Berlin with stylistic grace and even humour. We expect that from the author of An Army at Dawn and
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In the second in Mr Ruffle’s trilogy we find once again the authentic tones of Doctor Watson’s narrative voice in a tale of revenge set in the pleasant resort of Lyme Regis.
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The Lost Stories of Sherlock Holmes by Tony Reynolds
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The book is a collection of lost Sherlock Holmes stories from the ubiquitous deed boxes of Doctor Watson, presented in a fine hardback with period typography and excellent illustrations in the Paget style.
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