Book 1: A Study in Scarlet - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Plot: Whenever the local police are lost to know where to look to find the evidence, or when they are unable to connect the clues, the obvious person to contact is Sherlock Holmes. This case, where a man's dead body is found in an untennanted house, has the stars of the local constabulary completely stymied. Watson, who is just beginning to know the man who he shares a suite of rooms with, is also puzzled. However...the great Sherlock Holmes is on the case.
My thoughts: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle spins a lovely tale. I love the way that he explains Holmes thinking - better than the blow by blow explanation of Holme's blows in the movie.
Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)