Holmes on the Range

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Macmillan, Feb 6, 2007 - Fiction - 304 pages
30 Reviews
"Dazzling. Sherlock Holmes in a Stetson turns out to be a dandy idea."
--Boston Globe 1893 is a tough year in Montana, and any job is a good job. When brothers Big Red and Old Red Amlingmeyer sign on as ranch hands at a secretive ranch, they're not expecting much more than hard work, bad pay, and a few free moments to enjoy their favorite pastime: reading stories about Sherlock Holmes.
When another hand turns up dead, Old Red sees the perfect opportunity to employ his Holmes-inspired "deducifyin'" skills and sets out to solve the case. Big Red, like it or not (and mostly he does not), is along for the wild ride in this clever, compelling, and completely one-of-a-kind mystery.
  

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Ooh and I love the cover art. - Goodreads
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Review: Holmes on the Range (Holmes On the Range Mystery #1)

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Two brothers in 1890's Montana find themselves on a ranch where mysterious things are happening. Fortunately, one of them thinks he can plan Sherlock Holmes. Can he solve this real life mystery? The ... Read full review

Review: Holmes on the Range (Holmes On the Range Mystery #1)

User Review  - Dan Adams - Goodreads

I purchased this book long ago, in the knockoff bin at Barnes & Noble, for three reasons: 1) the story appeared to be a Sherlock Holmes pastiche about a case in America's Wild West; 2) the book was a ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Steve Hockensmith is also the author of On the Wrong Track, the second mystery to feature Big Red and Old Red. He lives in Petaluma, California.

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