Murder, My Dear Watson: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes

Murder, My Dear Watson: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes


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The game's afoot! Read all-new Sherlock Holmes stories and speculative essays, praised as "of the highest order and should be required for every Sherlockian shelf" (Rocky Mountain News).

Eccentric, coldly rational, brilliant, doughty, exacting, lazy-in full bohemian color the world's most famous literary detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his loyal companion Dr. John Watson, investigate a series of previously unrecorded cases in this collection of totally original and confounding tales. As in the popular debut Murder in Baker Street, Anne Perry and ten more popular mystery writers celebrate the mind and methods of Sherlock Holmes.

Includes new tales by:

  • Sharyn McCrumb
  • Loren D. Estleman
  • Carolyn Wheat
  • Malachi Saxon
  • Jon L. Breen
  • Bill Crider
  • Colin Bruce
  • Lenore Carroll
  • Barry Day
  • Daniel Stashower
And brilliantly insightful essays including:

  • Christopher Redmond on illuminating the vast possibilities that new technology offers in "Sherlock Holmes on the Internet"
  • Editors Lellenberg and Stashower's "A Sherlockian Library" details fifty essential books for the Arthur Conan Doyle fan
  • Philip A. Shreffler's essay explores one of English literature's most famous friendships in "Holmes and Watson, the Head and the Heart"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786712441
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 09/25/2003
Series: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Martin H. Greenberg, one of crime fiction's most awarded editors and anthologists, coedited The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes with Jon Lellenberg, the executor of the estate of the late Dame Jean Conan Doyle. Daniel Stashower is the author of the Edgar Award-winning biography Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle. Greenberg, Lellenberg, and Stashower also edited the widely praised anthology Murder in Baker Street.

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Murder, My Dear Watson: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
PamelaBarrett on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A treasure chest of short stories and interesting knowledge about Sherlock Holmes. Each perfectly packaged story is a thought evoking treat. This is a must read for those who can't get enough of Holmes and Watson.
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