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Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery

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Set amid the clip and clatter of hansom cabs and the popping of the gaslights, this intriguing mystery introduces Dr. James Mortimer, the man who brought the case of the Hound of the Baskervilles to the attention of Sherlock Holmes. Here, Dr. Mortimer tells a tale of how he came across his second and most challenging case ever.

In 1890, the young Dr. Mortimer is numb with g
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published August 22nd 2001 by Minotaur Books (first published March 1st 2000)
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Nancy Oakes
1st in a series featuring the same Dr. Mortimer found in A. Conan Doyle's "Hound of the Baskervilles."

In this novel, Dr. Mortimer becomes a substitute for a physician who must leave London to attend to some family business. One of his patients is a Miss Lavinia Nancarrow, who lives under some rather odd circumstances: her ward, a Mr. Boynton-Leigh, is very overprotective and will not let her venture out of the house. Mortimer's first visit to Miss Nancarrow and Mr. Boynton-Leigh ends up involvin
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