Excerpt from LJM Owen's The Adventure of the Lazarus Child 2017

By Ljm Owen
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:10pm, first published November 15 2017 - 4:33pm

Following an unexpectedly salubrious evening in the reception rooms of the town's Globe Hotel*, I had awoken to find my companion returning from his toilette. As Holmes rarely emerges from his chambers before mid-morning I was most pleased, for this deviation in routine indicated his full engagement in the planned distraction.

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