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The Revenant of Thraxton Hall: The Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Community Reviews back

by Vaughn Entwistle
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 2 years ago
I'm going to use one of my dad's favourite sayings and call this one fair to middling. On the surface it should have been a guaranteed-to-please-me read: I'm intrigued by Wilde, Conan Doyle is one of only a couple of people I'd go back in time to meet, and the it's a ghost story set on the moors....
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 2 years ago
Arthur Conan Doyle has just killed off Sherlock Holmes in "The Final Problem," and he immediately becomes one of the most hated men in London. So when he is contacted by a medium "of some renown" and asked to investigate a murder, he jumps at the chance to get out of the city. The only thing is that...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it 3 years ago
Arthur Conan Doyle is the most hated man in London after killing off Sherlock Holmes. So when he gets the chance to investigate a murder that hasn't happened yet he jumps to the chance to get away from London a bit. A medium, Hope Thraxton, has foreseen her own murder and the only face she recognize...
msleighm books
msleighm books rated it 4 years ago
Fabulous ghost story with Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde as primary players. First in a series. Thanks, mom!
Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it 4 years ago
I'm a Sherlockian from back in the day. Though I don't always love the pastiches, in this one Holmes is not the protagonist--Arthur Conan Doyle is--and the whole thing really works. It was fun to see Doyle being upbraided by his creation. On top of that, having Oscar Wilde along for the ride, quippi...
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it 5 years ago
When I request an ARC from NetGalley, I like to mix it up a bit. This is how I read – a little non-fiction, middle grade, literary fiction, and YA. Sometimes, I throw in a dystopian book, sometimes even a picture book. It keeps my reading pattern interesting, and I don’t get bored reading all of the...
Yodamom Finds her Force
Yodamom Finds her Force rated it 5 years ago
This first book in what feels like a promising series. There is a mystery to solve, a possible murder, creepy location and ghosts. It is more fun with Mr. Doyle and Oscar Wilde fumbling along trying to solve it before it’s too late.We meet Mr. Doyle who has just become the most hated man in the UK. ...
M.W. Gerard
M.W. Gerard rated it 5 years ago
Those with more than a passing familiarity of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are aware of his interest in the supernatural. Perhaps mostly famous is his publication of the Cottingley Fairies photographs. Aside from theosophy, he also sought out mediums, ever hopeful that the dead can speak to those still l...
M.W. Gerard
M.W. Gerard rated it 5 years ago
Please read my full review here: http://mwgerard.com/review-revenant-thraxton-hall/
Tales Between the Pages
Tales Between the Pages rated it 5 years ago
Read the full review on Tales Between the PagesHere’s the problem: it starts slow. It took me a very long time to reach the halfway point (I kept falling asleep. The kind of asleep where you’re in the middle of reading and suddenly are waking up because the Kindle hits you in the face.). But once I ...
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