The Sherlock Effect by Raymond Kay Lyon
General Fiction (Adult) , Mystery & Thrillers
Pub Date 25 Jan 2018
The Sherlock Effect is a homage to Conan Doyle that he would be proud to acknowledge. It compliments but doesn't copy the iconic detective and his powers of observation. Growing up Christopher Sherlock Webster found his name a burden. But after his Holmes-obsessed father passes away, he delves deeper into Conan Doyle’s stories and discovers that he too has an affection for Holmesiana and a talent for deduction. With his marketing friend Mo Rennie, he opens an agency devoted to solving the type of unusual crimes that Holmes himself would enjoy. Christopher may be a tad bit reluctant to dress the part (Mo insists it is important for branding), but he addresses their unusual cases with enthusiasm and perception.
I was very impressed by the creative mysteries Raymond Kay Lyon created to challenge Christopher. The stories...