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Easy@home 16 Individual 2"x2" Re-useable TENS & EMS Carbon Electrode Pads, Health Canada Approved and FDA Approved for Over The Counter (OTC) Use
Easy@home 16 Individual 2"x2" Re-useable TENS & EMS Carbon Electrode Pads, Health Canada Approved and FDA Approved for Over The Counter (OTC) Use
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Price: CDN$ 16.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Don't last long, May 20 2016
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The stickiness of the pads did not last as long as I'd hoped - even following directions to keep them sticky. Perhaps if you use your TENS machine infrequently this is the item for you, but as someone that has chronic pain and uses their TENS often, these pads are not quite what I'd expected.
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The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part IV
The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part IV
Price: CDN$ 13.87

4.0 out of 5 stars A good complilation, May 20 2016
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For the most part I quite enjoyed this book. Almost all of the stories were quality writing, with an interesting plot to them. There were, as is to be expected in any compilation of stories from numerous authors, a couple that were not quite up to snuff, in my opinion, and one story I skipped over entirely as I have no interested in stories with Irene Adler, but overall the book was worth the $9.99 paid and I would recommend it to anyone that enjoys Holmes pastiches.


Sherlock Holmes and the Affair of the Red Leech
Sherlock Holmes and the Affair of the Red Leech
Price: CDN$ 6.84

5.0 out of 5 stars Terrific!, April 28 2016
Extremely well done. Holmes and Watson were quite close to ACD's version of them, and the secondary characters were actually well thought out and interesting. The mystery itself, while not particularly difficult to figure out, was still engaging. Hope to see more Holmes pastiches from this author in the future.


Sherlock Holmes: The Time Machine: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Sherlock Holmes: The Time Machine: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: CDN$ 3.79

1.0 out of 5 stars Terrible, April 28 2016
Pretty much takes everything that made Holmes and Watson who they were in ACD's stories "fiction" on the part of ACD who they allowed to write about Holmes' cases (instead of it being Watson).

Moriarty and Holmes never fought at the Reichenbach Falls, so Moriarty is still alive, Holmes supposedly just took time off to tour the continent with Adler and has two kids with her (WTF?! barf), they step through a doorway in time that brings them 100 years in the future and they are completely and utterly nonplussed about absolutely everything they see - ridiculous.

I could not even bring myself to continue past the point that Holmes announces he had two kids with Adler. Not at ALL Sherlock Holmes. This is nothing more than the author taking names of ACD's well known characters and making them into completely unrecognizable incarnations. If you don't want to respect the canon, create your own characters, don't use ACD's characters to try and draw people in only to crap all over what makes ACD's characters who they are.


Sherlock Holmes: A Congression of Pallbearers (Fight Card Sherlock Holmes Book 3)
Sherlock Holmes: A Congression of Pallbearers (Fight Card Sherlock Holmes Book 3)
Price: CDN$ 3.89

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4.0 out of 5 stars Great read, April 28 2016
I've enjoyed all three of these Fight Card Holmes pastiches by Jack Tunney, however I feel this final one was a bit of a let down compared to the other two. I did read the authors notes at the end, and understand what his intention was, but this wasn't his best effort (though there were a few scenes that were fantastically done). Still an enjoyable read, don't get me wrong, but the first two (especially the first one) were much better. That said, adding all three of Jack Tunney's Sherlock Holmes Fight Card novels to your collection is a must if you enjoy seeing Holmes being both intellectual AND physical (as ACD's stories clearly state he is) while solving crimes.
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SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Definitive Furies Collection. (Twenty Sherlock Holmes crime mysteries together in one complete book. Book 1)
SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Definitive Furies Collection. (Twenty Sherlock Holmes crime mysteries together in one complete book. Book 1)
Price: CDN$ 3.37

2.0 out of 5 stars Not Holmes and Watson, April 28 2016
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Oh Lordy. This author certainly produces a lot of Sherlock Holmes stories, but they are quite obviously not edited by the massive amounts of grammatical and spelling mistakes but that is fairly typical of many Holmes pastiches. That said, the characterizations of Holmes and Watson, as well as the stories themselves are just...terrible. If you have absolutely no more Holmes pastiches to read, and are still looking, these stories are a way to kill some time, but I'd suggest simply rereading a better pastiche, or one of the original stories instead.


The Elementary Cases of Sherlock Holmes
The Elementary Cases of Sherlock Holmes
Price: CDN$ 3.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Not bad, April 28 2016
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Normally I do not like Sherlock Holmes stories that are missing Watson, but this was actually a quite entertaining read of Holmes before he met Watson, solving crimes with Stamford instead. Definitely worth a read!


Sherlock Holmes and the Hellbirds
Sherlock Holmes and the Hellbirds
by Austin Mitchelson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 45.65
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3.0 out of 5 stars It's okay, April 28 2016
There were several things that had me striking off two stars from this book. 1) The grammatical and spelling errors in this should have been caught by an editor, and were quite distracting at times and 2) Sherlock Holmes was, at times, a total and complete jackass in this (which, if you have read the ACD stories, you know he never was - yes, he could be short at times, especially with the cops or Watson, but he was never rude or dismissive of his clients - in this, he tells a 15 year old girl that her uncle, her only family, who has disappeared, is probably in some tavern somewhere drunk, or passed out in a ditch and that he's most likely already back at their home...WHAT?!). There were numerous places where Holmes does or says something which you (or at least I) immediately think, he would NEVER say that, he would NEVER do that, and that is just as distracting as the poor editing. Overall, it's an okay book that could have been much better with a proper editor (one that actually knows Sherlock Holmes' character from the ACD stories).


THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA
THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA
Price: CDN$ 6.42

1.0 out of 5 stars A Caricature of Sherlock Holmes, April 28 2016
I'm not sure what story the other reviewers were reading, but I couldn't even get past the third chapter of this fanfic. Between the opening scenes having Holmes randomly making a comment about a cursed penis, and a boat captain having a "Mr Spock" making a "logical" comment and a "Scotty", actually doing one of Scotty's most famous lines, this was simply too ridiculous to continue.


The Last Sherlock Holmes Story
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story
Price: CDN$ 4.15

1.0 out of 5 stars Utter Dreck!, March 21 2016
Painfully awful. Little more than the author's desire to pervert the character of Sherlock Holmes. If that's the type of story you want - a complete and utter ignoring of everything that Doyle created - this is the book for you. If you actually like Sherlock Holmes, and Watson, and respect what Doyle created, run very, very far away from this book.


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