Carole Nelson Douglas packs adventure and treachery into this entertaining mystery that begins in the rugged Afghanistani wilderness and ends in bustling Victorian London. As flamboyant diva and amateur detective Irene Adler protects a stranger from an unnamed foe, she finds herself dealing with poisonous serpents and international intrigue. Irene is enjoying a quiet day in an open air market outside Paris when a turbaned man collapses at her feet. While recovering, he tells of repeated attempts on his life that began on an Afghanistani battlefield. As Irene enthusiastically takes his case, she encounters a lethal trail of cobras that leads her directly to London. When the danger spreads to Sherlock Holmes’ assistant Dr. Watson, Irene suddenly must match wits with both a vicious killer and the great detective. The only woman known to have earned the admiration of Sherlock Holmes, Irene reveals new information about the famous sleuth in this delicious romp. Virginia Leishman highlights the dashing heroine’s vibrant zest for life, and Patrick Tull provides the perfect voice for the famous Holmes. Download and start listening now!