Mycroft Holmes and the Adventure of the Desert Wind (Mycroft Holmes #1) by Janina Woods

Mycroft Holmes and the Adventure of the Desert Wind (Mycroft Holmes #1)

Sherlock Holmes is missing. Dr. Watson receives a cursed note, summoning him to the city of Milan. In his plight, he turns to the one person who can help him: Mycroft Holmes, secret agent and eternally concerned elder brother. Mycroft has to team up with Dr. Watson and fellow agent Victoria Trevor to follow Sherlock’s trail and stand against the dark forces that threaten his life.


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TitleMycroft Holmes and the Adventure of the Desert Wind (Mycroft Holmes #1)
Author
Release DateDec 6th, 2017
PublisherMX Publishing
LanguageEnglish
GenreMystery, Historical, Historical Fiction, Crime, Fiction, Northern Africa, Egypt, Adventure
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  • Balbina
    1970-01-01
    I have to start with a disclaimer. I haven't read any Sherlock Holmes canon yet - obviously a gross oversight on my side.Mycroft Holmes struck me as something of an antihero. His conflicted emotions in regards to his younger brother and the seemingly painful history around the character of fellow secret agent Victoria Trevor add depth to the story and a layer of intrigue that keeps you turning pages. His motivations are not always entirely clear,...
  • Jenny Chase
    1970-01-01
    Enjoyable and fun, with characters that feel original, fresh and real within the Sherlock Holmes setting. (To be honest I am not a huge fan of the detective fiction genre, but this was a pleasure to read).
  • Rae
    1970-01-01
    In this novel, Janina Woods has turned the side character of Mycroft Holmes, only a little fleshed out in the original works, into a compelling (anti)hero. Reluctantly compelled by his inconvenient brotherly affection for Sherlock onto a quest across Europe and Egypt to rescue him from shadowy forces, Mycroft is forced to cooperate with the quavering John Watson and confront relationships from his past that he might have preferred to leave there....