Description: The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the real-life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story was first published in the Strand Magazine between September 1914 and May 1915.
1/10: A cipher message warns Sherlock that someone in Birlstone is in imminent danger.
2/10: On hearing the facts surrounding the death, Holmes is intrigued by this very peculiar case
3/10: The local chief detective speculates on the case, but Holmes has other ideas.
4/10: Watson is perturbed by an encounter with the victim's wife.
5/10: Holmes makes a shocking revelation to uncover the truth behind the murder.
6/10: To solve the mystery we must journey back in time to America and into the Valley of Fear.
7/10: In Vermissa, McMurdo is gaining quite a reputation amongst the Lodge brotherhood.
8/10: McMurdo gets a taste of what membership of the Vermissa Lodge actually entails.
9/10: McMurdo discovers the future of the Lodge is in jeopardy.
10/10: McMurdo pledges to hunt down the detective who poses a threat to the Vermissa Lodge.
'...the case hangs on the missing dumbell.'
Reader Ian McKellen
Author Arthur Conan Doyle
Abridger Neville Teller
Producer Gemma McMullan