The West End Horror Author:Nicholas Meyer In 1974, readers were enthralled when Sherlock Holmes met Sigmund Freud in "The Seven-Percent Solution", one of the big bestsellers of the year. In "The West End Horror", Nicholas Meyer has brought to light another previously unpublished episode in the career of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes as recorded by his close associate and friend D... more »r. John H. Watson.
March, 1895. London. A month of singular occurences in the West End. First there was the bizarre murder of theatre critic Jonathan McCarthy; the police were baffled. Then came the lawsuit against the Marquess of Queensberry for libel; the public was scandalized. And what of the ingenue at the Savoy, discovered with her throat slashed? Or the police surgeon who disappeared takeing with him two corpses from the mortuary?« less