The Valley of Fear
From the annals of Dr Watson comes this dark tale of Sherlock Holmes early encounter with Professor Moriarty. When Holmes and Watson receive a cipher from one of Moriarty s henchmen warning of dark doings at a manor house, they find themselves on the trail of a murderer.
Almost immediately, they are on their way to Sussex where they discover a corpse with its head blown to pieces. But all is not as it seems. For the origins of this case lie in America, and involve a Pinkerton s man and the doings of a terrible and secretive lodge ...