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The Real Sherlock Holmes: The Mysterious Methods and Curious History of a True Mental Specialist

3.77  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
What if you could spot deception instantly and see through people like Sherlock Holmes? After having been raised by professional psychic readers, Joe Riggs left all that behind to become the internationally acclaimed Mentalist, Psychological Performer and Consultant that he is today. In this brief yet extremely powerful book, Joe Riggs will not only teach you the hidden me ...more
ebook, 62 pages
Published June 26th 2012 by MX Publishing (first published June 25th 2012)
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Jan 02, 2013 Lori rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Have you ever wished you could tell what someone was really up to? Have you ever been curious about the techniques used by professional psychics and tarot readers? Would you like to know how to develop the observational skills of Sherlock Holmes? Perhaps you would like to improve your ability to “connect” with others. Read on.

Author Joe Riggs is an acclaimed mentalist, psychological performer and consultant. He has been dubbed “the Real Sherlock Holmes”, and certainly his love of all that is th
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Jul 05, 2012 Luke Kuhns rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It is not the first time a reviewer has gone back through and had a different opinion on something. Having done just that with this book I must adjust my review and apologies for getting it wrong the first time. Joe Riggs is not the real sherlock holmes. The Real Sherlock Holmes is an average book full of average details. There are other books that are more in-depth and worth your time. The book is more of an outline with some interesting facts and use Holmes's name just to sell. But truth be to ...more
Charlotte Walters
I really enjoyed this fascinating book and would highly recommend it. You certainly do start to see the world differently after reading it and the memory techniques are very useful. Joe really knows his stuff, the section about reading body language and NLP were particularly interesting. His early life growing up with psychics must have been very unusual and I would like to have descovered more about this, especially the way he turned away from the community to become a mentalist. I do hope Joe ...more
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Mar 11, 2013 Dean Turnbloom rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this book to be an exciting insight, both into the world of the professional prognosticator/mentalist and into how I might better structure my own thoughts and observances. It was revealing as well as informative, and fun. I only wish it were longer so I could have learned more. Good going, Joe.
Jan 18, 2013 Darrell rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mine
Short and concise, Joe has extracted the essence of what it takes to become Sherlock in the flesh in this book. It did seem a little too general, in my opinion, and could do with more content. Nevertheless, a short and easy read, packed with a few useful tricks to-go.
Aug 03, 2012 Robert rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good introduction to various forms of mentalism.
Matt Cannon
This is a very short book. I thought it was okay, and gave some good information, but too short and shallow to be useful for the average person. I am a Sherlock Holmes fan, which is the main reason it caught my attention. The description over promised and under delivered in my opinion. It really has little to do with Holmes other than a few references interspersed throughout.
May 04, 2013 Hazellie rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
What a load of crap.
Darlene Hull
A rather fun book about different ways to develop mental acuity and debunks much of what passes for Psychic ability. Quick read, easy to understand, some basic tools are introduced.
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For the past 15 years, internationally acclaimed Mentalist, Deductionist, Writer, Lecturer, and Consultant Joe Riggs has been captivating clients with his indispensable insights and enthralling audiences with his own singular style of cutting edge psychological entertainment. Picture Sherlock Holmes meets Patrick Jane and you’ll begin to get an idea of the non-fictional phenomenon that is Joe Rigg ...more
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