Authors’ new book is a Sherlock Holmes spoof

Dave Muriel and Bruce Veness. Picture by Peter Mould

Dave Muriel and Bruce Veness. Picture by Peter Mould

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Two authors were at a recent booksigning event in Waterstones, Priory Meadow, to launch their new book.

Dave Muriel and Bruce Veness together penned

The story is a tale of unrequited love, intrigue, greed and suspense. Detective Gridlock Spumes agrees to help the plight of a beautiful young heiress who is being blackmailed. Smitten by her charms, he accepts the case. She accompanies him, along with his trusty man servant Doctor Phuckwytte Prunestone, to a sanatorium in deepest rural France. The story features various plots and counter plots.

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