The Adventure of the Mysterious Dollhouse

A Sherlock Holmes pastiche

© 2005 Jean Akins

Author's Note: These images of a famous detective are from a clip art collection. I decided to try my hand at writing a short story to go with these pictures. This is the result.

DISCLAIMER: I do not own Sherlock Holmes or any of the characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.


"Package for you, sir," our landlady announced to us one morning as we were having breakfast in our London flat.

My friend was not expecting a delivery. His curiosity was piqued.