Set in the vast and rugged moorland of Dartmoor, this gripping short story follows Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson as they attempt to discover the truth behind the disappearance of a phenomenal racehorse, Silver Blaze.
When the prize-winning racehorse Silver Blaze goes missing the night before a big race, the stakes are high. The owner is offering a large reward for the horse’s safe return, and the pressure is mounting. Working with his trusted companion, Doctor Watson, Sherlock Holmes heads to the Devonshire moors to investigate and discover the truth. As they delve deeper into the case, they face a series of challenges and obstacles that test their skills and ingenuity. From the elusive motives of the horse’s owner to the mysterious circumstances surrounding the disappearance, the case is full of twists and turns.
A masterful combination of mystery, suspense, and intrigue, ‘Silver Blaze’ is a classic example of detective fiction that keeps readers guessing until the very end. First published in 1893, this new edition features a specially commissioned introduction.