A Three Book Problem
A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery #7
by Vicki Delany
Release date: January 11th, 2022
… an intriguing and solid entry filled with twists, turns and plenty of red herrings to keep you guessing to the very last chapter! …
Gemma and crew are at it again in this entry in the Sherlock Holmes Bookstore Series. When Donald enlists Jayne and Gemma to cater for his friend David Masterson’s Sherlock Holmes themed Weekend at Suffolk Gardens House, a notorious estate, it’s all hands-on deck. David a dedicated devotee to the Sherlock Holmes franchise throws a mysterious weekend for friends and family to revel in the greatness of all things “Sherlock.” Gemma assists with the weekend which is supposed to be an opportunity to highlight her Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and the neighboring Mrs. Hudson’s Tea Room, run by Jayne, but instead it turns out to highlight the mysterious murder of the host David. When all in attendance become suspects Gemma steps up to do some sleuthing despite being asked not to. In the past Gemma has been accused of sticking her nose where it doesn’t belong causing quite a bit of animosity on behalf of the police, including Gemma’s boyfriend, Ryan, and his partner Detective Estrada. As the weekend progresses it becomes evident that David had a lot of enemies and Gemma is on the hunt for the one who hated him enough to want him dead.
I am a devoted fan of the series, and this book did not disappoint me. Although not my favourite in the series it was still an intriguing and solid entry filled with twists, turns and plenty of red herrings to keep you guessing to the very last chapter!