By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar,Anna Waterhouse
It is 1872, and a sequence of grotesque murders is the debate of London. Mycroft Holmes--now twenty-six and a strength to be reckoned with on the battle Office--has little interest in the killings; in spite of the fact that his brother Sherlock has constructed a distasteful fascination for the macabre to the detriment of his reviews, a lot to Mycroft's frustration.
When a boat sporting shipment belonging to Mycroft's ally Cyrus Douglas runs aground, Mycroft persuades Sherlock to function a teach on the orphanage that Douglas runs as a charity, in order that Douglas may perhaps commute to work out what could be salvaged. Sherlock unearths himself at domestic one of the highway urchins, and whilst a boy dies of a suspected drug overdose, he makes a decision to enquire, following a path of wierd subterranean symbols to the squalid opium dens of the London docks. in the meantime a gathering with a gorgeous chinese language girl leads Mycroft to the exact same secret, person who forces him to envision the underbelly of the opium exchange that's enriching his cherished Britain's coffers.
As the stakes upward push, the brothers locate that they wish one another's tips and counsel. yet a life of conserving secrets and techniques from one another can have catastrophic consequences...
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Mycroft and Sherlock by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar,Anna Waterhouse