Includes the complete short mysteries: A Scandal in Bohemia A story of love, intrigue, and scandal as Holmes first encounters New Jersey born opera singer Irene Adler. Silver Blaze A trusted horse trainer is murdered. Holmes and Watson are on the case, but a strange knife and a missing horse confuse the investigation. The Adventure of the Copper Beeches Copper beeches in the front of a mysterious house expose betrayal.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) published his first book, "A Study in Scarlet," in 1887. In addition to being a mystery writer and a physician, he was a whaler, an athlete, a war correspondent, and a spiritualist. Conan Doyle was knighted in 1902 for his work in a South African hospital during the Boer War. Edward Hardwicke played Sherlock Holmes' assistant, Dr. Watson, on the popular PBS series "Mystery"! He has appeared on stage, screen, and television in productions including "The Scarlet Letter, Lovejoy, Shadowlands," and "The Day of the Jackal."