The Empress of India: A Professor Moriarty Novel

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St. Martin's Publishing Group, 01/04/2007 - 320 páginas

In the late Victorian days, a large amount of gold is arriving unannounced on the cargo ship The Empress of India. Yet the impossible happens--the shipment of gold disappears en route. Sherlock Holmes, brought in by Her Majesty's Government, knows that only one man is both diabolical and clever enough to pull off such an outlandish, daring, and, yes, theoretically impossible crime: Professor James Moriarty. Moriarty, however, had nothing to do with the crime and yet finds himself under siege from all sides. To regain his peace, Professor Moriarty undertakes to locate the missing gold. But the gold is only the exposed tip of the iceberg and he soon finds himself matching wits with a mind as nimble--perhaps even more so--than his own.

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EMPRESS OF INDIA

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The diabolical (and misunderstood) criminal genius turns sleuth to clear his name, perhaps finding the missing Sherlock Holmes in the process.In a prologue, Dr. Watson narrates the unfortunate tale of ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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In this series Professor Moriarty takes on a new and somewhat less sinister role -- he's still a master mind and a criminal, but not the primary villain. In this story a wide array of characters find ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Prologue
1
1 Calcutta
11
2 Hide and Go Seek
18
3 The Schemers
31
4 The Maharajas Golden Houri
40
5 The Enigmatic Dr Pin Dok Low
56
6 Government House
63
7 West of Suez
76
17 All at Sea
164
18 Stirring and Twitching
181
19 Elephanta
187
20 A Number of Things
201
21 The Lonely Sea
211
22 HuggerMugger
224
23 The Gathering Storm
234
24 The Marquis of Queensberry Doesnt Rule Here
244

8 The Jadoogar
81
9 The Phansigar
97
10 Punctuated Equilibrium
110
11 The Games Afoot
125
12 The Empress of India
132
13 The Scorpion Killers
137
14 Shipmates
145
15 All That Glisters
152
16 Bombay
160
25 Who Is This Man?
251
26 Missing
261
27 Altered Patterns
265
28 Into Thin Air
273
29 A Pretty Trick
283
30 The Return
302
31 The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street
304
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Michael Kurland has written almost forty books. Most recently, he was the editor of the Sherlock Holmes collection Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years. Twice a finalist for the Edgar Award, he lives in Petaluma, California.

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