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John Joseph Adams

The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

John Joseph Adams

The game is afoot! Night Shade Books is proud to present the fantastic adventures of the world's greatest detective -- mystery, fantasy, science fiction, horror, no genre can escape the esteemed detective's needle-sharp intellect and intuition.

This reprint anthology showcases the best Holmes short fiction from the last 25 years, featuring stories by such visionaries as Stephen King, Neil Gaimen, Laura King, and many others.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction (The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) - essay by John Joseph Adams
  • A Sherlockiana Primer - essay by Christopher Roden
  • The Doctor's Case - (1987) - novelette by Stephen King
  • The Horror of the Many Faces - (2003) - novelette by Tim Lebbon
  • The Case of the Bloodless Sock - (2001) - shortfiction by Anne Perry
  • The Adventure of the Other Detective - (2001) - novelette by Bradley H. Sinor
  • A Scandal in Montreal - (2008) - shortfiction by Edward D. Hoch
  • The Adventure of the Field Theorems - (1995) - novelette by Vonda N. McIntyre
  • The Adventure of the Death-Fetch - (1994) - shortstory by Darrell Schweitzer
  • The Shocking Affair of the Dutch Steamship Friesland - (2005) - shortfiction by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • The Adventure of the Mummy's Curse - (2006) - shortfiction by H. Paul Jeffers
  • The Things That Shall Come Upon Them - (2008) - shortfiction by Barbara Roden
  • Murder to Music - (1989) - shortstory by Anthony Burgess
  • The Adventure of the Inertial Adjustor - (1997) - novelette by Stephen Baxter
  • Mrs Hudson's Case - (1997) - shortfiction by Laurie R. King
  • The Singular Habits of Wasps - (1994) - novelette by Geoffrey A. Landis
  • The Affair of the 46th Birthday - shortfiction by Amy Myers
  • The Specter of Tullyfane Abbey - (2001) - shortfiction by Peter Tremayne
  • The Vale of the White Horse - (2003) - shortfiction by Sharyn McCrumb
  • The Adventure of the Dorset Street Lodger - (1995) - novelette by Michael Moorcock
  • The Adventure of the Lost World - (2004) - shortfiction by Dominic Green
  • The Adventure of the Antiquarian's Niece - (2003) - novelette by Barbara Hambly
  • Dynamics of a Hanging - (2005) - shortfiction by Tony Pi
  • Merridew of Abominable Memory - (2008) - shortfiction by Chris Roberson
  • Commonplaces - shortfiction by Naomi Novik
  • The Adventure of the Pirates of Devil's Cape - shortfiction by Rob Rogers
  • The Adventure of the Green Skull - (2008) - shortfiction by Mark Valentine
  • The Human Mystery - (1999) - shortfiction by Tanith Lee
  • A Study in Emerald - (2003) - novelette by Neil Gaiman
  • You See But You Do Not Observe - (1995) - shortstory by Robert J. Sawyer

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