The Game Is Afoot: Two Sherlock Holmes Adventures
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: May 2015
Duration: 1 hours 26 minutes
This collection featuringlegendary consulting detective Sherlock Holmes includes the short stories "The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone" and "The Problem of Thor Bridge."
In "The Adventure of theMazarin Stone," Dr. Watson arrives at 221B Baker Street to find his old friendand colleague keen on a case. Holmes has taken it upon himself to find themissing Crown diamond, the Mazarin stone, which has been stolen by swarthybig-game hunter Count Negretto Sylvius. When the count pays Holmes a visit, thebrilliant detective must rely on his cleverness to learn the jewel's locationand wrap up the case.
In "The Problem of ThorBridge," Neil Gibson, who has earned the nickname the Gold King for his statusas the world's greatest gold-mining magnate, seeks Holmes' help in finding hiswife's real killer. His governess, Miss Dunbar, has been convicted of the crimedue to an abundance of evidence against her-including a gun in her wardrobe-butGibson believes her innocent. A few enlightening revelations, including theunhappy state of the Gibsons' marriage, lead Holmes and Watson down the path towardthe truth.