The Perils of Sherlock Holmes by Loren D. Estleman

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Authorized and licensed by Estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!

Award winning author Loren D. Estleman's Sherlock Holmes stories and essays collected in one volume, including "The Serpent's Egg," the opening chapter of a planned pastiche to be a "round-robin" novel by multiple authors including Issac Asimov, Ruth Rendell, and others.

This entertaining book also includes three previously published essays, "Channeling Holmes," "On the Significance of Boswells," and "Was Sherlock Holmes The Shadow?" that delve deeper into the daring world of Sherlock Holmes and the imaginative mind of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Collection Includes: "The Serpent's Egg" published here for the first time! "Channeling Holmes" from The Ghosts in Baker Street. "The Adventure of the Arabian Knight" from Murder in Baker Street. "The Adventure of the Three Ghosts" from Holmes for Holidays. "The Riddle of the Golden Monkeys" from Murder, My Dear Watson. "Dr. and Mrs. Watson at Home: A Comedy in One Unnatural Act" from The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. "The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" from Sherlock Holmes in America. "The Adventure of the Greatest Gift" from More Holmes for the Holidays. "The Devil and Sherlock Holmes" from The Ghosts in Baker Street. "On the Significance of Boswell's" from Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories. "Was Sherlock Holmes the Shadow" from The Baker Street Journal.

 

About Loren D. Estleman

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Loren D. Estleman was born in Michigan on September 15, 1952. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a B.A. in English Literature and Journalism in 1974. He spent several years as a reporter on the police beat before leaving to write full time in 1980. He wrote book reviews for such newspapers as The New York Times and The Washington Post and contributed articles to such periodicals as TV Guide. He is a writer of mysteries and westerns. His first novel was published in 1976 and since then he has published more than 60 books which have been translated into 23 languages. He received four Shamus Awards from the Private Eye Writers of America, five Golden Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America, two American Mystery Awards from Mystery Scene Magazine, and the Michigan Author's Award in 1987.
 
Published September 18, 2012 by Tyrus Books. 210 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While this decent collection is not, as billed, the first such by a single author since Conan Doyle’s The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1927), Estleman (Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula; Dr. Jekyll and Mr.

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