The Detective, The Woman and The Pirate’s Bounty by Amy Thomas #Blog Tour

April 16, 2019














Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler retrace the steps of pirates as they uncover a conspiracy at the heart of Florida’s islands. Death threats and gangsters are not enough to stop the pair as they meet new friends and enemies while seeking pirate treasure and preserving law and order.

Amy Thomas is one of the Baker Street Babes, the world's most popular Sherlock Holmes podcast. The Detective, The Woman and The Pirate’s Bounty is Amy's fourth Holmes and Adler novel – The Detective and The Woman, and The Detective and The Woman and the Winking Tree, and The Detective and The Woman and The Silent Hive have sold worldwide with wonderful reviews with the first book available in audio format as well.


Thank you to Caroline at bitsaboutbooks for inviting me on this tour of the Detective, The Woman and The Pirate's bounty by Amy Thomas

I’ve always been intrigued by Sherlock Holmes and the many guises he is now portrayed and very recently read an excellent Holmes novel so when the chance to review this was offered I said yes straight away.

This is the 4th in the series by Amy Thomas, almost instantly I found my self charmed by the style of writing and knew I was going to enjoy the not to long 176 pages in front of me .

Written In the 1st person in regards to Irene Adler and 3rd person in the case of Holmes.

Our story starts with a Sheriff Morris from the USA, to whom Holmes owes a favour ,contacting Holmes, asking him to come to Florida to investigate a small island to find a mythical pirate, Joe Gaspar’s bounty.

Off set the intrepid duo aboard the ship, Princess Mary, they set about learning anything that any of the crew may know about the treasure they are off to hunt. When they reach New York they are joined by US agent Mr Jones and they set off to Florida in search of the treasure.

Sherlock and his disguise , the archetypal classic villains , and his intriguing relationship with Irene Adler , The Woman, all add the charm to this story

It’s a classically, traditionally and clearly quite lovingly written Sherlock Holmes tale.

A welcoming easy read, it’s a joy and anyone could pick this up and enjoy Sherlock. I certainly intend to read the other 3 in the series.

3.5 stars


Amy Thomas is a freelance writer, editor, and podcaster from south Florida.

In addition to her Sherlock Holmes novels, her nonfiction essays have been published in About Sixty: Why Every Holmes Story is the Best, Femme Friday: Celebrating Women in Sherlock Holmes Canon and Transformative Works, and other anthologies. Additionally, her short fiction and poetry have been featured in The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories.

As a member of the Baker Street Babes Podcast, an all-female group of Sherlock Holmes fans, dedicated to approach the fandom from a feminine point of view, Amy has served as a panellist for 221b Con and had the honour of being a finalist in the Podcaster category of the Shorty Awards.

She hones her crime writing acumen as a legal proofreader and connects with her readers via her blog, Girl Meets Sherlock.




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