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Can't get enough of Sherlock Holmes?

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  • Details about The beekeeper's apprentice, or, On the segregation of the queen

    The beekeeper's apprentice, or, On the segregation of the queen

    Laurie R. King.

    What would happen if Sherlock Homles, a perfect man of the Victorian age--pompous, smug, and misogynisitic--were to come face to face with a twentieth-century female? If she grew to be a partner worthy of his great talents? Laurie R. King, whose very different first novel,. A Grave Talen t (SMP, 1993), drew rave reviews, read the Conan Doyle stories and wondered about such an imaginary encounter. And following through, she has written The Beekeeper's Apprentice. 1914, a young woman named Mary ……more

  • Details about The Sherlockian

    The Sherlockian

    Graham Moore.

    When literary researcher Harold White is inducted into the preeminent Sherlock Holmes enthusiast society, The Baker Street Irregulars, he expects good sherry and stimulating conversation. He receives a bonus: the world's leading expert on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle announces that he's found the author's fabled "missing diary." But when the man is found murdered in his hotel room - it is Harold who must take up the search:both for the killer, and for the invaluable missing diary. With only his immens……more

  • Details about The house of silk : a Sherlock Holmes novel

    The house of silk : a Sherlock Holmes novel

    Anthony Horowitz.

    For the first time in its one-hundred-and-twenty-five-year history, the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate has authorized a new Sherlock Holmes novel. Once again, THE GAME'S AFOOT... London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine art dealer named Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson to beg for their help. He is being menaced by a strange man in a flat cap - a wanted criminal who seems to have followed him all the way from America. In the days that follow, his home is robbed, his family is th……more

  • Details about A slight trick of the mind : a novel

    A slight trick of the mind : a novel

    Mitch Cullin

    Mitch Cullin's absorbing A Slight Trick of the Mindis an original portrait of literature's most beloved detective, Sherlock Holmes, in the twilight of his illustrious life. Holmes--"a genius in whom scientific curiosity is raised to the status of heroic passion"--is famous for his powers of deduction. His world is made up of hard evidence and uncontestable facts, his observations and conclusions unsullied by personal feelings, until novelist Cullin goes behind the cold, unsentimental surface to ……more

  • Details about Mycroft Holmes

    Mycroft Holmes

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    A new novel written by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!Fresh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent, and where his fiance?e Georgiana Sutton was raised.Mycroft's comfortable existence is overturned when Douglas receives tr……more

  • Details about Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery

    Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery

    Larry Millett

    Sherlock Holmes is bored between cases at 221B Baker Street. So when King Oskar II of Sweden—who has heard of the discovery of the Kensington Rune Stone by a farmer in Minnesota—asks to engage his services, Holmes jumps at the chance to decipher the runes and determine whether the find is real or a hoax. With Dr. John H. Watson by his side, faithfully recording every detail, Holmes makes his way to Minnesota for a third time. But, in the first of many strange and unfortunate coincide……more

  • Details about Sherlock Holmes : the complete novels and stories

    Sherlock Holmes : the complete novels and stories

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ; with an introduction by Loren Estleman.

    Sherlock Holmes The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I Since his first appearance in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in two paperback volumes, Bantam presents all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Conan Doyle's classic hero--a truly complete collection of Sherlock Holmes's adventures in crime! Volume I includes the early novel A Study in Scarlet , which introd……more

  • Details about Jackaby


    R. William Ritter.

    "Miss Rook, I am not an occultist," Jackaby said. "I have a gift that allows me to see truth where others see the illusion--and there are many illusions. All the world's a stage, as they say, and I seem to have the only seat in the house with a view behind the curtain." A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2014 Newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, and in need of a job,Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary--inclu……more

  • Details about Moriarty


    Anthony Horowitz

    Days after the encounter at the Swiss waterfall that claimed the lives of Sherlock Holmes and criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase and Scotland Yard Inspector Athelney Jones, a devoted student of Holmes's methods of investigation and deduction, must track down a sinister figure who is determined to stake his claim as Moriarty's successor.…more