May. 18, 2017

Insight into the lives of the Baker Street Irregulars…

Irregular Lives The Untold Story of Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars by Kim Krisco

My thanks to Steve and Timi at MX Publishing for my review copy of this book. You guys have been most generous.

This has been most fascinating! I believe this book fills a place that has too long been missing from the world of Sherlock Holmes. The Baker Street Irregulars feature in many of the canonical stories, yet other than Wiggins we seldom know their names. Even with Wiggins mentioned, his life outside of being one of Holmes eyes and ears is a total blank.

This book explores the boys (and girls) that make up the Baker Street Irregulars. Holmes has retired to his bees on the Sussex Downs when he receives a post about a photographic display in London. The display is by SP Fields and is called “Irregular Lives.” The featured youths are members of Holmes’ band of Irregulars…

The youths have become adults, and some have been more prosperous than others. Someone is reaching out through this display, someone who wants to reunite the gang. This person also wants to bring Holmes and Watson together with the grown-up Irregulars.

But one of the old gang may be in too much trouble…

I loved the book although I really felt the ending was so sad! I give the book five stars! I would love to see this point explored even further! Good show, Kim Krisco! Bravo and encore!

Quoth the Raven…

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