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Sherlock Holmes in the 21st Century (Immortal Holmes)

Did you know that Sherlock Holmes is immortal? Well he is ... he's still among us to this very day, travelling the world and solving all the most confounding crimes. From the arid deserts of the southwestern United States, to the white, glistening beaches of the Caribbean, even to the seething, humid streets of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Great Detective is still at work and astonishing modern man with his vast powers of deduction. The only problem is, these new mysteries are not simply man-made. Supernatural powers are in play, and Holmes finds himself facing the most baffling cases of his entire extended life ... and the most dangerous.

"I would read an entire novel of modern-day Holmes from Tony Richards" - Flames Rising.
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Here's the book's first Amazon review.

Here's the UK link.

And here's the link to the other books in the Immortal Holmes series.

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I think I ought to add a little more, both about myself and this book, since I am fairly new to Kindle. I'm based in London, England, and have been writing imaginative fiction -- supernatural, horror, dark fantasy, sf -- for several decades. Although I'm British, most of my hard-copy books are published in the States these days, either HarperCollins for novels or Dark Regions Press for collections of short stories. And I write what I know -- I didn't learn about the locations mentioned in the above post by reading them up, I've been to all three places.

SHERLOCK HOLMES IN THE 21st CENTURY -- at 24,000 words -- is intended as a foretaste of a much larger work. The first Holmes story I wrote is coming out in September in Gaslight Arcanum: Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes from Edge Publications, and is set in Las Vegas. And I've written other stories setting the Great Detective in San Francisco, New York City, Hong Kong and Paris. Another few more and I'll have the material for a full-sized book. And if things go well on Kindle, then I'll probably publish it here.
 

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Hey Tony. Glad to meet you. I've had a couple of stories in Edge anthologies myself. Always thought their Sherlock Holmes anthologies looked pretty cool.

If you wrote and released a few more Holmes stories and then re-released them as an e-book collection with a bit of new material you might do all right for yourself...
 

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That idea sounds pretty cool. It also reminds me a lot of Dr. Who. Looks like an interesting read!
 

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Two more of my Dark Regions books will be out on Kindle before too long:
My latest collection of short fiction, Our Lady of the Shadows.
And Midnight’s Angels, the third in my series of supernatural thrillers set in the strange town of Raine’s Landing, Massachusetts, where the real witches of Salem fled.
 
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