Saturday, December 27, 2014
The Devil's Grin - Annelie Wendeberg
The Devil's Grin is the first novel in the Anna Kronberg Thriller series. This book was free for the kindle when I downloaded it. It's now $3.99. I've already paid more for the second novel in the series. Who knew a woman would take Dr. Watson's place? Dr. Anton Kronberg is one of only three bacteriologists and epidemiologists in the whole of England. Dr. Kronberg is the best. In the summer of 1889, when a cholera case could potentially contaminate the Hampton Waterworks, Dr. Kronberg is called in. As luck would have it, Sherlock Holmes was also called in to consult on the case. Bad luck actually, since Mr. Holmes is the only person who has ever seen through Dr. Kronberg's disguise. At a time when women are not even allowed to study medicine, Dr. Kronberg has to hide the fact that she's Anna instead of Anton. Kronberg and Holmes make a formidable pair when fighting a crime of epic proportions. This book is a thriller in every sense of the word, and a delight to read. Very highly recommended.