A Baker Street Wedding: A Baker Street Mystery
Minotaur, 2019 (2019)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
Baker Street Wedding
is the sixth (following
The Baker Street Jurors
) in Michael Robertson's
cozy mystery series. Though I hadn't read any of the previous entries, I found it very easy to catch up on characters and events, and appreciate this one.
he series features barrister Reggie Heath and his brother Nigel (the latter does not appear this time). As this episode opens, Reggie has just married the love of his life, celebrated actress Laura Rankin (the description of whose character and teen years I especially enjoyed!)
fter their wedding celebration was disrupted by paparazzi, they flew (in a small plane piloted by Laura) to the remote coastal village of Bodfyn, where Laura once attended boarding school and was nicknamed '
' by her schoolmates. Before they arrive there, readers watch a young actress die on Bodfyn Moor.
hy pick Bodfyn for a secluded honeymoon? Reggie's Baker Street Chambers at 221B Baker Street regularly receives mail addressed to Sherlock Holmes. Using the Chambers to disguise herself before departing for her wedding, Laura found a letter asking Holmes to send
fter Laura's plane is found crashed and she and Reggie are feared dead, Lois (Reggie's law clerk) investigates with the help of a mysterious busker named Siger, whose talents are positively Holmesian. They eventually do save the day, and in the nick of time too.
Note: Opinions expressed in reviews and articles on this site are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of BookLoons.
Find more Mystery books on our
or in our book