A Mysterious Mother’s Day Gift

Solve a challenging mystery each month using clue letters mailed to your door.

Know a mom who might be up to the challenge?

Browse Mystery Bundles

How Dear Holmes Works

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Monthly Mysteries

Each month, Holmes will challenge you to solve a mystery.

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Real Snail Mail

You'll receive three clue letters and one solution letter per mystery.

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A Global Competition

Compete for the coveted title of Featured Detective (and a special prize).

Choose Your Mystery Bundle

3 Mysteries

A season of mystery-solving for your sleuth.

Free First-Class Postage

6 Mysteries

Six months of victorian-era crime-fighting fun.

Free First-Class Postage

12 Mysteries

A full year of victorian-era mysteries to investigate.

Free First-Class Postage

When should we mail your welcome letter & first mystery?

A New Mystery Monthly

Free First-Class Postage

30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee

Solve A Variety Of Crimes

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Foil impending robberies, find stolen goods, and identify the cuprits behind curious disappearances.

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Spot murderers, disprove their flimsy alibis, and find the clues that will put them behind bars for good.

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And Much More

Break secret codes, solve riddles, and use your sleuthing skills to catch spies, forgers, swindlers, and more.

Listen While You Read…

As a Dear Holmes member, you’ll have access to the Dear Holmes members-only podcast via a personalized RSS feed.

After your letters arrive in the mail, open your podcast app of choice and listen to an audiobook-quality narration of your latest mysterious missive.

Want to practice sleuthing? You’ll also have access to recordings from past Dear Holmes mysteries.

Listen to a sample episode from a past mystery.

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