Mike Hogan

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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 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.
My semi-autobiographical coming-of-age novel, Hamlet and Me is on on Kindle and soon in paperback. 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 paperback, and another novel, Sherl
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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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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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