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LAKEWOOD, CO, June 14, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Foolscap & Quill has released The Consulting Detective Trilogy Part II: On Stage which is now available in both paperback and Kindle ebook formats. The Consulting Detective Trilogy Part II: On Stage is a book filled with adventure that will keep readers wanting more.
In The Consulting Detective Trilogy Part II: On Stage, a penniless Sherlock Holmes arrives in London after his university career ended in disaster. A fellow student introduces him to a mysterious world of magic and deception which will teach him skills he will use throughout his detective career -- the world of the theater.
In The Crack in the Lens, 17 year old Sherlock Holmes suffered a devastating loss. The Consulting Detective Trilogy follows his path from that loss to becoming the great detective. The Consulting Detective Trilogy Part I: University followed Holmes to Cambridge University and his early training to be a detective that put him in conflict with his college, his father, and the local police!
The Consulting Detective Trilogy Part II: On Stage follows Sherlock to London where he joins a new theatrical company. He learns mastery of the skills of acting and disguise. When he is not on the stage, young Sherlock Holmes tracks down kidnappers and rescues their victims. After a vicious attack outside the stage door he traps the perpetrator. He travels to Paris where he witnesses a strange fight on stage. When the theatrical company goes on a tour of the United States, Holmes investigates police corruption in New York, confronts train robbers in Nebraska, and hoodlums and shanghaiers in San Francisco. Experience the excitement of the transcontinental railroad! Even the trip back to England on a steamship is fraught with peril.
What are readers saying about Consulting Detective Trilogy Part II: On Stage?
"What a fun read! Right back into it, seems like we have not been away from Sherlock." -- Sara Salazar
"I felt like I was cold and shivering in the predawn hours on the dock watching the top of the ship disappearing up into the fog. The trip over and the arrival in America was great." -- Ron Lies
"Descriptions of the scenery, the fire, Chinatown at night--they were so evocative and made me wish that I could go back in time, just to see them myself." -- Leah Guinn
Author Darlene Cypser has been a devotee of Sherlock Holmes since the mid-1970s. She is currently the "Chief Surgeon" of the Colorado Sherlock Holmes group called Dr. Watson's Neglected Patients. She is also a member of Hudson Valley Sciontists and the Hounds of the Internet. Darlene recently earned a Master of Arts degree in U.S. History from the University of Colorado Denver. She also holds Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Oklahoma, and practices law outside of Denver.
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