Sherlock Holmes

Dust and Shadow: an Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson

By Lyndsay Faye

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From the gritty streets of nineteenth century London, the loyal and courageous Dr. Watson offers a tale unearthed after generations of lore: the harrowing story of Sherlock Holmes's attempt to hunt down Jack the Ripper.
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Good Night Mr. Holmes

By Carole Nelson Douglas

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The classic first adventure of Mrs. Irene Adler--the beautiful American opera singer who is the only person to have ever bested Sherlock Holmes
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The Last Sherlock Holmes Story

By Michael Didbin

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(P)its the sleuth of Baker Street against the Butcher of Whitechapel--the archfiend Jack the Ripper. (This book) gives readers a Holmes possessed of greater and more disturbing depths than the one they thought they knew.
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Slight Trick of the Mind

By Mitch Cullin

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(A) quiet novel about an aging Holmes, still brusque and brilliant but also frail and forgetful.
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Final Solution: a Story of Detection

By Michael Chabon

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Set in the English countryside during World War II, this... work...follows an elderly detective on what will become his final--and most profound--case
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Italian Secretary: a Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

By Caleb Carr

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Commissioned by and written with the approval of the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle...(this book) blends detailed history and thrilling suspense while giving perfect cadence to the verbal discourse between Holmes and Watson.
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Oscar Wilde and a Death of no Importance

By Gyles Daubeney Brandreth

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In 1889 London, writer Oscar Wilde finds the corpse of a male artist's model in a house used by men for assignations. Wilde later returns with friends Robert Sherard and Arthur Conan Doyle, but the body has vanished, the room cleaned, and the police declare that nothing has happened.
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Holmes on the Range

By Steve Hockensmith

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Two German cowboy brothers, Gustav (Old Red) and Otto (Big Red) Amlingmeyer, have been reading the adventures of Sherlock Holmes in magazines and take on the roles of the master detective and his sidekick, Watson, when an albino cowboy turns up dead in a locked outhouse.
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Arthur and George

By Julian Barnes

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Chronicles the lives of two boys--one who is forgotten by history, and one who becomes the creator of the world's most famous detective--as they pursue their separate destinies until they meet in a remarkable alliance.
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Other Worlds

By Barbara Michaels

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In a small Connecticut town, a newly married widow and her children move into her second husband's home to find their lives possessed by an unimaginable demon....
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