A Curious Incident
"I am not a Consulting Detective," Gemma Doyle reluctantly tells 10-year-old Lauren Tierney, when the little girl comes to the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium to b ...more
In A Curious Incident, Gemma and Jayne kick off the book with a missing persons... ummm... missing cat case. Poor pre ...more
The main character, Gemma Doyle, runs a book store, is a Sherlock Holmes tragic, and shares a number of characteristics with the famous detective. When a local citizen has her garden wrecked and another one is found murder ...more
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In this 6th 'Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery', amateur sleuth Gemma Doyle investigates the murder of an avid gardener. The book work fines as a standalone.
Englishwoman Gemma Doyle now lives in the town of West London in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. There she co-owns 'The Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium'.....
.....with her Uncle Arthur Doyle ...more
I know I have made a straight jump into volum ...more
Gemma Doyle owns a Sherlock Holmes themed bookshop, she often stumbles across the crimes of the town of West London on Cape Cod causing discontent among the police force.
In this sixth installment of A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery series Gemma decides to help a young girl, Lauren, to clear her mother of murder charges.
The dead body of Anna, a great and well known gardener is found in the darkest part of the park. Without any witness and any evidences the detectives look in the victim’s life
Gemma Doyle manages Great Uncle Arthur's Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium. The shop is located at 222 Baker Street and is also the home of Violet, Gemma's cocker spaniel. In addition, Gemma co-owns the adjoining shop, 'Mrs. Hudson's Tea Room', which is run by her best friend and business partner Jayne Wilson. Gemma has a reputation for be ...more
What did I like? First, the main character owns a bookstore, so that's definitely a plus. Second, there are cute dogs and cats which always make me happy. But most important I just couldn't stop reading it! The characters are imaginative and interesting and the story is easy to follow.
Thank you to NetGalley and Crooked Lane Books for the opportunity to read and re ...more
This is the sixth book in the Sherlock Holmes mystery series by Vicki Delany.
Gemma Doyle is known for her sleuthing ways. When she is hired by a young girl to prove her mother’s innocence, she finds herself perplexed. It would be an easy case for Sherlock, but her, not so much.
This reminded me a little bit of Clue. Was it Sheila in the Garden with the Trophy? Only time will tell.
This was a fun mystery to follow. You really don’t get bored with such a unique protagonist. And when you add ...more
I received an ARC from Netgalley and the publisher in return for a fair review.
I would like to thank Netgalley for the e-ARC which I ...more
Even though I’m not a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes, I really enjoy this series and especially like Gemma and her crazy family.
This story was quite good, and the mystery kept me guessing until the end.
The friendship between Gemma and Jayne is sweet, and I’m looking forward to seeing what happens next for Gemma and the gang.
When eleven-year-old Lauren shows up at Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium, asking for help in findi ...more
This series just keeps getting better and better. Gemma and Jayne have the kind of friendship you can only envy, and always have each other's backs when tracking down mysteries, although it looks like Jayne may have some distraction in her future. Gemma also falls back on Donald a lot in this one, and interesting and unique character who I loved reading about.
The mystery itself was really good, and the eventual culprit wa ...more
Gemma and Jayne have a murder to investigate when the winner of a garden tour contest is murdered.
The characters are really fun and well developed over the course of the series. I really love the dogs and Moriarty the cat are written so fun that I picture them right here with me.
A great deal of action and excellent story telling made this a book I could not and did not want to put down.
This book can be ...more
Gemma thought she had seen t ...more
Vicki Delany is one of Canada’s most varied and prolific crime writers.
She is the author of four cozy mystery series: The Tea by the Sea series from Kensington Books, the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop series from Crooked Lane and the Year Round Christmas series from Penguin. Under the pen name of Eva Gates she writes the Lighthouse Libr ...more