A mysterious case with an anonymous client and a murderous back story, Sherlock Holmes can’t resist the temptation of danger in this thrilling short story by Arthur Conan Doyle.
When a British officer arrives at Baker Street to ask Sherlock Holmes for his assistance, the legendary detective can’t refuse. With an anonymous client and very few leads, the case seems impossible to solve. A sinister plot of love, deception, and murder begins to unravel as Holmes and Watson investigate this complex mystery. They face a series of challenges and obstacles, each more dangerous than the last, as they race against time to stop a deadly scheme. With each twist and turn, they must use all of their cunning and skill to unravel the mystery and protect the illustrious client.
First published in 1924, ‘The Adventure of the Illustrious Client’ was one of Arthur Conan Doyle’s last Sherlock Holmes stories. This edition features a specially commissioned introduction.