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Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Sabina Hall
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Sabina Hall Author:L.B. Greenwood At the behest of a university acquaintance, Sherlock Holmes Jones Dr. Watson on a mission of mercy to the bleak Bristol coast. But Holmes is not motivated by altruism, and when they reach Sabina Hall, his suspicions are justified. Miserly old Silas Andrews who was to be Watson's patient, lies dead and a peculiar smell on his medicine spoon mean... more »s only one thing to Holmes:poison!
The drafty dilapidated hall teems with suspects: Bertha Garth, Silas's cold hearted sister-in-law, all too gleeful over her large inheritance; servants Joel and Belle Harper, who expect- and do not receive-- a legacy; cheeky housemaid Sally Kipp, mysteriously far from her Cockney home. nasty village handyman Neb, bitter over conditions at Silas' now derelict coal mine; and Aunt Garth's put upon companion, Agnes, whose sweetness leaves Watson, at least, sure of her innocence.« less