Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Ghost of Baker Street (2006)

One of the many Holmes pastiche novels by Val Andrews with an irresistible title.

Taking the advice of Orson Welles, Greg Hargreaves leaves America for London, so escaping the attentions of Senator Joseph McCarthy. A 'B' movie scriptwriter, he arrives with a briefcase, overnight bag and his typewriter. Soon he is looking for accommodation - and notices a familiar address in the classified adverts of a newspaper. Taking the rooms in Baker Street he becomes involved in murder and mystery as he discovers them to be haunted - by the ghost of Sherlock Holmes...?

Title: Sherlock Holmes: The Ghost of Baker Street
Author: Val Andrews
Year: 2006
Publisher: Irregular Special Press
Purchase: Amazon (U.S.) | Amazon (UK).

Saturday, February 13, 2021

The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part XXIV: Some More Untold Cases 1895-1903 (2020)

The MX series of new Sherlock Holmes stories continues...

Join us as we return to Baker Street and discover more authentic adventures of Sherlock Holmes, described by the estimable Dr. Watson as "the best and wisest . . . whom I have ever known." 
Each volume contains forwards by Otto Penzler, Roger Johnson, Stepping Stones School, Steve Emecz, and David Marcum, as well as stories by the following contributors: Marcia Wilson, Brenda Seabrooke, Stephen Herczeg, Tracy J. Revels, Kevin P. Thornton, Thomas A. Burns, Jr., Dick Gillman, Jayantika Ganguly, John Davis, DJ Tyrer, Harry DeMaio, Arthur Hall (2 stories), Susan Knight, David Marcum, Craig Stephen Copland (2 stories), Gayle Lange Puhl, John Lawrence, John Linwood Grant, and Paula Hammond, and a poem by Joseph W. Svec III.

Title: The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part XXIV: Some More Untold Cases 1895-1903
Editor: David Marcum
Year: 2020
Publisher: MX Publishing
Purchase: Amazon.com  | Amazon.co.uk

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part XXIII: Some More Untold Cases 1888-1894 (2020)

The MX series of new Sherlock Holmes stories continues...

In 2018, MX Publishing presented Parts XI and XII of this acclaimed and ongoing series, Some Untold Cases. Now that theme is revisited with 64 new Sherlock Holmes adventures that explore those many tantalizing references to some of Holmes's other cases, as mentioned in The Canon. 
Will Murray (2 stories), Tim Gambrell (2 stories), Craig Janacek, I.A. Watson, Jane Rubino, Paul Hiscock, Hugh Ashton, Mike Chinn, Shane Simmons, Dacre Stoker and Leverett Butts, David Marcum, Matthew J. Elliott, Paul D. Gilbert, Tracy J. Revels, Margaret Walsh, Arthur Hall, Barry Clay, Steven Philip Jones, Jan van Koningsveld, and Marcia Wilson, and a poem by John Linwood Grant

Title: The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part XXII: Some More Untold Cases 1877-1887
Editor: David Marcum
Year: 2020
Publisher: MX Publishing
Purchase: Amazon.com  | Amazon.co.uk

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