Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book)

Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book)

By: Larry Millett (author)Paperback

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The year is 1896, and St. Paul's magnificent Winter Carnival is under way when Holmes and Watson are summoned by the city's most powerful man, railroad magnate James J. Hill. A wealthy young man disappears on the eve of his wedding--and his fiancee suspiciously discards her wedding dress. After a grisly discovery in the carnival's Ice Palace leads to a flurry of clues, Holmes is on the case. His pursuit of the murderer takes him through the highest echelons of St. Paul society and into cahoots with Shadwell Rafferty, a gregarious saloonkeeper and part-time private investigator. Soon Holmes, Watson, and Rafferty are embroiled in a perilous adventure that takes them from one frozen corner of the city to another and out onto the treacherous ice of the Mississippi River as they trail a cruel and ruthless killer.

About Author

Larry Millett was a reporter and architecture critic for the St. Paul Pioneer Press for thirty years. He is the author of fifteen books, including five other mystery novels in the series featuring Sherlock Holmes and Shadwell Rafferty, all forthcoming in new editions from the University of Minnesota Press.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780816674824
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780816674824
  • ISBN10: 0816674825

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