The Sign of the Four (Kobo eBook)
'The Sign of the Four' is the second Sherlock Holmes novel. Its complex plot involves service in the East India Company, India, the Indian Rebellion of 1857, a stolen treasure, and a secret pact among four convicts and two corrupt prison guards. It presents Sherlock Holmes' drug habit and humanizes him in a way that had not been done in 'A Study in Scarlet'. It also introduces Doctor Watson's future wife, Mary Morstan.