Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless creation returns in a new series of handsomely designed, long out-of-print detective stories. From the earliest days of Holmes' career to his astonishing encounters with Martian invaders, "The Further Adventures Series" encapsulates the most varied and thrilling cases of the worlds' greatest detective. In this story, written by future President Theodore Roosevelt long before The Great Detective's first encounter with Dr Watson, Holmes visits America to solve a violent and despicable crime. A crime that was to prove the most taxing of his brilliant career...Recently discovered in the basement of the New York Police Department, it is one of Holmes' most exciting and unusual adventures.
H. Paul Jeffers is a successful author, with many books under his belt including The Bully Pulpit, a biography of Teddy Roosevelt; Freemansons: A History of the World's Oldest Secret Society; The Complete Idiots Guide to The Great Depression; and his latest military historical study, Taking Command: General J. Lawton Collins From Guadalcanal to Utah Beach and Victory in Europe.