Finally, after a century of waiting and doubts over its very existence, the first of the three “lost” diaries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has been discovered and published. This first journal was written in 1878 by Conan Doyle when he was a nineteen-year-old student at the University of Edinburgh Medical School. It contains stories of high adventure beginning with Conan Doyle’s clerkship under the legendary Doctor Joseph Bell, the real-life inspiration for the world’s most famous literary detective, Sherlock Holmes.
Join a young Arthur Conan Doyle, Dr. Bell, and others on their journey to America for a secret forensic mission to solve a string of grisly and mysterious murders. Along the way, meet Conan Doyle’s real-life contemporaries — such as fellow University of Edinburgh student, Robert Louis Stevenson. The Mystery of the Scarlet Homes of Sherlock is an exciting mix of murder, mayhem, literary history, humanity, and humor that is sure to please both new and long-time Sherlock Holmes fans everywhere!