By Jonathan Maberry [Maberry, Jonathan]
Sherlock Holmes has investigated a few unusual instances in his celebrated profession, yet none stranger than while a lady claims that she has acquired important clues to an unsolved homicide from the ghost of her personal murdered daughter. in response to an exact nineteenth century criminal case, subscribe to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they trip to the US to resolve the journey of the Greenbriar Ghost!
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Extra resources for The Adventure of the Greenbriar Ghost
Were you there, Mrs. ” I asked. ” “Excellent, Watson,” Holmes said quietly. “He sat at the top of the bed, cradling her head and sobbing,” said Mrs. Heaster. “Did he order Dr. ” Holmes asked. “No, but he was so demonstrably overcome with grief the doctor relented out of pity and gave Zona’s body only the most cursory of examinations. Barely enough to assure himself that she was in fact dead. ” “Bruises? ” “Nothing, Mr. ” After a moment’s pause Holmes asked, “What did Dr. ” Mrs. Heaster sneered.
The effect was to make her words a hundredfold more potent. Any ranting would have painted her as overly distraught if not mad; but now everyone in the courtroom hung on her words. Even Grimby seemed caught up in it. I hazarded a glance at Shue, who looked—for the very first time—uncertain. “I screamed,” said Mrs. Heaster. “Of course I did. Who would not? Nothing in my life had prepared me for so ghastly a sight as this. After that first night I convinced myself that it had all been an hysterical dream, that such things as phantoms did not exist and that my Zona was not haunting me; but on that second night she returned.
Asked Holmes. The man smiled. ” I asked. “The burial, that inquest, all of it. ” Holmes asked. “Miss Zona were a country girl, you understand? ” He made a face. ” Holmes prompted. ” With that he spit another plug, turned around and drove the rest of the way in silence. Chapter 3 He deposited us at a lovely if rustic country house with a rail fence, chickens in the yard and a view of green hills. In London there would be a foot of snow but here in Greenbriar Country it was like a spring paradise.
The Adventure of the Greenbriar Ghost by Jonathan Maberry [Maberry, Jonathan]