Holmes on the Range

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Macmillan, Feb 6, 2007 - Fiction - 304 pages
15 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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User Review  - lexxa83 - LibraryThing

An OK book. Great concept, good writing, just didn't keep my attention when so many other books were calling my name. And since life is too short to force yourself to read something that just doesn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - brone - LibraryThing

First novel for Hockensmith I hope he writes more. 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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