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Reviewed by Lee Ashford for Readers' Favorite
Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Faceless Bride by Pennie Mae Cartawick joins several other Sherlock Holmes mysteries written by this author. In The Mystery of the Faceless Bride, Holmes and Watson have just returned home from a night at the theater when a disheveled young woman suddenly and violently pounds on their door. Once seated in their parlor, she relates a strange tale about her brother, who recently had gone missing. She recounted her own misadventures while trying to find her brother. She also cautioned them about a mysterious ‘faceless ghost bride’ rumored to haunt a church graveyard. Agreeing to take her case, Holmes and Watson soon find themselves in a bit of a predicament as they follow the clues to an abandoned chapel. Will Holmes find the missing brother? Will he put to rest the rumors of a ghostly, ghastly faceless bride?
The Mystery of the Faceless Bride is a good story with an appropriate air of mystery about it. The story is well written and well edited, staying true to the Sherlock mystique we all know and love. There are many authors besides Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who have crafted numerous Sherlock Holmes adventures; some good, some not so much. The Mystery of the Faceless Bride is one of the good ones. Reading this tale was reminiscent of the radio broadcasts of yesteryear, when new Sherlock adventures kept listeners glued to their radios every week. Sadly, The Mystery of the Faceless Bride missed the golden age of radio, but it would have commanded the same rapt attention accorded many of the better Holmes episodes. Fortunately, it is available for your reading pleasure. Holmes fans the world over will enjoy The Mystery of the Faceless Bride.