Baker Street Irregulars: Thirteen Authors With New Takes On Sherlock Holmes by Mike StraussBaker Street Irregulars: Thirteen Authors With New Takes On Sherlock Holmes by Mike Strauss

Baker Street Irregulars: Thirteen Authors With New Takes On Sherlock Holmes

byMike StraussEditorMichael A. Ventrella, Jonathan Maberry

Paperback | March 21, 2017

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Thirteen authors, including Gail Z. Martin, David Gerrold, and Jonathan Maberry, come together to pen short stories innovating Sherlock Holmes, adapting and revolutionizing the iconic character.

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most iconic and lasting figures in literature. His feats of detection are legendary, and he continues to capture audiences today in stories, movies, and on TV. In this new anthology, Baker Street Irregulars, authors present the celebrated detective in more than a dozen wildly entertaining new ways. In Ryk Spoor's thrilling "The Adventures of a Reluctant Detective," Sherlock is a re-creation in a holodeck. In Hildy Silverman's mesmerizing "A Scandal in the Bloodline," Sherlock is a vampire. Heidi McLaughlin sends Sherlock back to college, while Beth Patterson, in the charming "Code Cracker," turns him into a parrot. The settings range from Russia in the near-future to a reality show, from a dystopian world to an orchestra. Without losing the very qualities that make Sherlock so illustrious a character, these authors spin new webs of mystery around their own singular riff on one of fiction's truly singular characters.

Stories In This Volume:
"'Locked!" by Mike Strauss
"Identity (An Adventure of Shirley Holmes and Jack Watson)" by Keith R. A. DeCandido
"The Scent of Truth" by Jody Lynn Nye
"The Adventure of the Reluctant Detective" by Ryk Spoor
"A Scandal in the Bloodline" by Hildy Silverman
"The Fabulous Marble" by David Gerrold
"The Scarlet Study" by Jim Avelli
"Delta Phi" by Heidi McLaughlin
"Beethoven's Baton" by Austin Farmer
"The Adventure of the Melted Saint" by Gail Z. Martin
"Automatic Sherlock" by Martin Rose
"The Hammer of God" by Jonathan Maberry
"Code Cracker" by Beth W. Patterson
Jonathan Maberry was born on May 18, 1958. His early books dealt mainly with martial arts and self defense. He then wrote a number of books on the folklore and beliefs of the occult and paranormal including Vampire Universe: The Dark World of Supernatural Beings That Haunt Us, Hunt Us and Hunger for Us, Zombie CSU, and They Bite. His f...
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Title:Baker Street Irregulars: Thirteen Authors With New Takes On Sherlock HolmesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 21, 2017Publisher:Diversion BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1626818401

ISBN - 13:9781626818408

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