By Laurie R. King, Leslie S. Klinger (editors)
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The taxi skidded to a halt and the moment I heard the doors unlock I grabbed the door handle and was out and onto the pavement and off like the proverbial rabbit. “Thank you,” I called over my shoulder. But I hadn’t gone ten feet when I stopped dead and spun slowly around. “No, no, wait a minute. ” I returned to the taxi and bent down to be at eye-level with the driver. He lowered the window. “Sorry to be such a bother, but could you open up so I can take a quick look inside my garment bag before I go scuttling off like an idiot?
A Bantam Books Trade Paperback Original Copyright © 2011 by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger All rights reserved. , New York. BANTAM BOOKS and the rooster colophon are registered trademarks of Random House, Inc. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data A study in Sherlock / edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger. p. cm. eISBN: 978-0-8129-8247-3 1. Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)—Fiction. 2. Detective and mystery stories, American. 3. Detective and mystery stories, English.
What, for example, if one of those nattily uniformed nannies had her eye upon me? Even though I was presently more conservative than I once had been, I was keenly aware that I still cut rather a remarkable figure. At least, when I chose to. I turned slowly, taking care to pitch my gaze above the heads of the governesses, but by the time I had turned through a casual half circle they were every one engaged again in gossip or absorbed in the pages of a book. I studied them intently, paying close attention to all but one, who sat primly on a park bench, her head bowed, as if in silent prayer.