St. Augustine, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2013
In the first case of its kind, readers can follow along as the London-based detective famed for his powers of deductive reasoning, solves a crime on Byook's digitally enhanced e-Book featured animated graphics, sound effects, and music.
The literary creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and his fast friend Dr. Watson are featured in The Adventure of the Specked Band as Byook's first-ever detective story release. The Sherlock Byook is available on the AppStore at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/s-holmes/id415504589?mt=8 in English, French, and Spanish.
The story, one of four so-called "locked room mysteries," centers around the death of Julia Stoner who cries out "It was the speckled band," to her twin sister Helen at the time of her death. Helen turns to Sherlock Holmes to unravel the mystery behind the meaning of her Julia's word and pin the crime upon the culprit.
The Byook version offer a fun, fresh reading experience with innovative enriched graphics and animation, bringing the story to life for the reader. You can see a short video clip about Byook's The Adventure of the Speckled Band at youtube.com/byookvideos.
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Byook is a French company founded in 2009 by three experts from the video game industry and digital entertainment. Despite the the co-founders' relative youth, they have already earned diplomas from SUPINFOGAME (France's first videogame oriented school) and have worked on titles including Raving Rabbids (Ubisoft), Dofus (Ankama), Obscure (Hydravision), Soul Bubbles (Mekensleep),and Black Mamba (Mimesis Republic).
Today, the Company employs a staff of twelve and has released more than 35 apps on the Appstore. Recently, Byook joined numerous book publishers and license holders in its move toward digital books. The Byook team's experience in interactivity and entertainment helps the company identify digital enhancements that complement the reader experience in the enhanced e-book niche. Byook's goal is to foster a widespread appreciation of enriched reading adventures.