Review: Maria Konnikova’s Mastermind – How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

Mastermind – How to Think like Sherlock Holmes by Maria Konnikova Reviewed by Maria Fleischhack The Baker Street Babes Sherlock Holmes is a superhero, and his superpower is his ability to use his brain. Maria Konnikova has written a book which offers us insight into this superpower and enables us to become a little bit… Read More »

Review: Kieran McMullen’s Sherlock Holmes and the Black Widower

Sherlock Holmes and the Black Widower by Kieran McMullan Reviewed by Maria Fleischhack The Baker Street Babes Kieran McMullan has written a book which initially asks a lot of the reader in terms of adjusting generally assumed characteristics of the protagonists. Holmes has moved to Sussex and kept Mrs Hudson as his house keeper. Mrs… Read More »

Review: Elementary 02×05 – Ancient History

This week‘s episode felt a bit like an interlude after the first few episodes of this season have either broadened our horizon by giving us backstories of Joan and Sherlock, or by connecting contemporary issues with their line of work. Although all the main players were there and some allusions to the beginning on the… Read More »

Review: Elementary 02×01 – Step Nine

Elementary 02×01 – Step Nine Reviewed by Maria Fleischhack The Baker Street Babes     If you haven’t watched Elementary yet, do yourself a favor, forget the prejudices, and watch that show. It’s nothing like Sherlock BBC in all the good ways. And I am saying that as a huge BBC fan. But seriously, it’s… Read More »

Review: The Sherlock Holmes Miscellany by Roger Johnson & Jean Upton

  The Sherlock Holmes Miscellany by Roger Johnson and Jean Upton Reviewed by Maria Fleischhack The Baker Street Babes Before I start I must admit that I am a bit biased. I have met both Roger and Jean on several occasions and they are absolutely wonderful people; so even if this book would be terrible… Read More »

Review: The Curse of Sherlock Holmes – A Play in Two Acts By Dhanil Ali

The Curse of Sherlock Holmes by Dhanil Ali Reviewed by Maria Fleischhack The Baker Street Babes I am always a bit weary of reading plays which I haven’t seen performed, knowing that simply reading a play silently rarely does the text justice. When I received my review copy of the play from MX Publishing, I… Read More »

Review: The Devil’s Grin by Annelie Wendeberg

The Devil’s Grin by Annelie Wendeberg Reviewed by Maria Fleischhack The Baker Street Babes The title of the novel is intriguing already, and the story begins with the account of Dr. Anton Kronberg’s adventures in 1889. Dr. Kronberg, the leading epidemiologist of his time is called to examine a cholera victim in the north of… Read More »