Books by Vasudev Murthy

SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE MISSING YEARS by Vasudev Murthy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Shame on you, says Watson, if you don't like the heroes in their unaccustomed new roles. Readers who expect Holmes and Watson to act like Holmes and Watson may want to think twice before taking this particular plunge."
Yet another version of what the Great Detective was up to during the busiest period of his life: the three years when he was presumed dead. Read full book review >
SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE MISSING YEARS: JAPAN by Vasudev Murthy
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 3, 2015

"Bound to be overshadowed by Anthony Horowitz's Moriarty (2014), which offers a quite different account of the battle between Holmes and Moriarty. That's a shame, because Murthy (The Time Merchants and Other Strange Tales, 2013, etc.) provides sturdy adventure, colorful Japanese backgrounds, and a mastery of many voices, including Watson's."
Still wondering what the great detective was doing between his reported death in 1891 and his reappearance in 1894? Actually, he was working closely with Shigeo Oshima, director of Intelligence Research for Emperor Meiji of Japan, on the shadowy Operation Kobe55. Read full book review >