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A Study in Scarlet introduced Arthur Conan Doyle’s eccentric detective Sherlock Holmes, as well as his faithful associate, Dr. Watson, to the literary world.

Convalescing in London after a disastrous experience of war in Afghanistan, Dr. John Watson finds himself sharing rooms with his enigmatic new acquaintance Sherlock Holmes. But their quiet bachelor life at 221B Baker Street is soon interrupted by the grisly discovery of a dead man in a grimy “ill-omened” house in southeast London, his face contorted by an expression of horror and hatred such as Watson has never seen before. On the wall, the word rache—German for revenge—is written in blood, yet there are no wounds on the victim or signs of a struggle. Watson’s head is in a whirl, but the formidable Holmes relishes this challenge to his deductive powers. And so begins their famous investigative partnership.

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About the Narrator

Derek Partridge has been in broadcasting for over thirty years. He spent ten years as a news anchor, writer, and interviewer at the Financial News Network (now CNBC) and has served as host of Non Profit TV News. Derek started with RTV and RBC radio in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), where he became the nation’s head TV news anchor, host of top-rated talk show Frankly Partridge, and presenter of Message to the Nation TV specials. In Miami, he hosted two two-hour radio talk shows and anchored the six o’clock evening news hour for ABC affiliate WKAT. He was later a news anchor for London’s Sky TV. He is the national spokesman for the Balboa Pacific Corporation, a company whose technology converts toxic and hazardous wastes into reusable materials by pyrolitic gasification, and he is also the national spokesman for Madison United Health Care, whose system is set to revolutionize the health care industry.