About

Gretchen & Maureen at the 2018 Jeremy Brett Celebration, Clapham Commons, London, UK.

Gretchen Altabef

“From a drop of water,’ said the writer, ‘a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other. So all life is a great chain, the nature of which is known whenever we are shown a single link of it.”– Dr. Watson (STUD).

I write Sherlock Holmes Novels and strive to emulate Dr. John Watson’s and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s literary styles as much as I can. The MX Publishing Author of Sherlock Holmes: These Scattered Houses. It is a breakthrough novel for Holmes and for me. Both a historical novel and murder mystery, solved as only Holmes can. The sequel, Sherlock Holmes: Remarkable Power of Stimulus is due to release 16 November 2020.

“I could not wish anything better than to be associated with my friend in one of those singular adventures which were the normal condition of his existence.” – Dr. Watson (TWIS).