The second adventure in a series of five which update original Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to our modern world. Based on The Noble Bachelor, this story provides a 21st century spin on the original scenario of an aristocratic man, his disappearing bride and an unsuitable love affair. Now we have a footballer, his missing glamour-model wife and secrets blown into the open thanks to Holmes’s brilliant reasoning. Persuaded to take the case by Watson, who shares a literary agent with the missing girl and is desperate not to get dropped, Holmes reluctantly wades into the epicentre of modern celebrity culture. Can he find the runaway bride and help Watson rescue his failing literary career?
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