About Peril by Frank Howell Evans
Free on kindle! Detective Jules Poiret falls ill. From his hospital bed he and his assistant Miss Sarah Long have to solve the murder of the lady on the bus.
According to Wikipedia, Jules Poiret was inspired by Sherlock Holmes and in turn inspired Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot. Created in 1909 by writer Frank Howel Evans, Jules Poiret is one of the grandfathers of the British detective genre.
This year sees Sophie Hannah writing the first new Hercule Poirot book in 39 years, The Monogram Murders, the first new Lord Peter Wimsey book and the first new Albert Campion book since the death of their respective original writers. It also sees the publication of the stories of detective Jules Poiret on Amazon Kindle for the first time.