Tim Symonds Novels


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The Mystery Of Einstein’s Daughter’ is the finest historical mystery novel I’ve read since Peter Ackroyd’s seminal ‘Hawksmoor’ which is itself easily one of the greatest works of British literature since the 1980s. Very few writers of fiction attend to historical detail with such care.

Mike Walker, Journalist

Latest Book

A Most Diabolical Plot

Order a signed copy of ‘A Most Diabolical Plot’ today for just £10 including postage – it should get to the purchaser or their nominee by Mid-December 2018. (UK Only)

Tim Symonds is back with his latest book of Sherlock Holmes Short Stories, A Most Diabolical Plot.

‘A Most Diabolical Plot’.  A Collection of six of the most intriguing cases ever to challenge Europe’s famous Consulting Detective and his faithful biographer Dr. John H. Watson,  from the spooky ‘The Ghost Of Dorset House’ to ‘The Captain In The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment’, a story of a promising Undergraduate who went wrong.

‘A Most Diabolical Plot’ and Tim’s novels such as ‘Sherlock Holmes And The Mystery Of Einstein’s Daughter’ are available online from Amazon (including Amazon USA), and direct from MX Publishing (https://mxpublishing.me/tag/tim-symonds), and all good bookstores including Barnes & Noble, Waterstones UK, The Strand Magazine, and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository.  (Favourable reviews on Amazon etc. greatly appreciated!)

The six stories in the collection are –


The Ghost of Dorset House

The Captain in the Duke of Wellington’s Regiment

A Most Diabolical Plot

The Pegasus Affair

Die Weisse Frau

The Mystery of the Missing Artefacts

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London

A literary and social Society for study of the life and work of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson.

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London has an interesting selection of books and gifts, including attractive cufflinks, lapel pins, rollerball pens and softskin notebooks. You can also purchase gift memberships.

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Tim Symonds was born in London, England, and grew up in Somerset, Dorset and the Channel Island of Guernsey, off the coast of Normandy. After spending his late teens farming in the Kenya Highlands and driving bulldozers along the Zambezi River, he moved to California and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA with an honours degree in Political Science. Read More…



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