John McFarlane, a young solicitor, got himself in a mess which could cost him his future. He is afraid that he is about to be arrested for the murder of Jonas Oldacre, a builder who he met a day earlier. The only option McFarlene sees is to get to Holmes and Watson fastest possible before the police find him. Just as John manages to explain his situation to the two friends, the police burst in the room and arrest him. Is John’s life doomed to failure or Holmes and Watson will save the day?"The Adventure of the Norwood Builder" is a part of "The Return of Sherlock Holmes".