The greatest mystery surrounding Sherlock Holmes comes to light: Was he actually a woman? At last the master - or rather, mistress - of disguise puts pen to paper to reveal this decades-long deception, and in so doing, discovers another fact she kept secret even from herself. The complex mind of the brilliant consulting detective is finally opened to the public in the chronicle of a new case never recorded by Dr. Watson - a case featuring Constance Moriarty, the beguiling daughter of Holmes’ infamous nemesis.
This prizewinning tale puts a fascinating spin on one of the most legendary characters in all of literature.
Margaret Park Bridges was born in New York City and raised in Portland, Oregon. After moving to Massachusetts, she won the Special Award for Excellence in Japan’s Suntory Mystery Fiction Competition for My Dear Watson - written in Japanese. Since then, she has written and published several successful children’s picture books in English. She has received awards for her poetry, and one short story she published was made into a film at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She works in Boston and lives in Littleton, Massachusetts, with her haiku poet husband, her two talented daughters, and her adorable pug.