Erasing Sherlock

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Erasing Sherlock
Author Kelly Hale
Cover artist Sandy Gardner
Country United States
Language English
Series Faction Paradox
Genre Science Fiction
Publisher Mad Norwegian Press
Publication date
Media type Print (Trade Paperback)
Pages 192 pp
ISBN 0-9759446-8-1
Preceded by Warring States
Followed by Newtons Sleep

Erasing Sherlock is an original novel by Kelly Hale set in the Faction Paradox universe.[1]

It is the last Faction Paradox novel to be published by Mad Norwegian Press, though not the last in the series. Although taking place in a shared universe, it is a stand-alone work that does not require any prior knowledge of Faction Paradox.

The novel is based on a previous work, Erasing Sherlock Holmes, which won a $10,000 award in the Great North American Fiction Contest and was published as an e-book by[2] It has been described as a "fascinating (and undeservedly obscure) novel" [3] and reviewed in publications ranging from various Sherlock Holmes Society publications to the science fiction, Aeon Magazine.[4]


"Seeking maid-of-all-work. Master of Arts required. Opportunities for research in the field. Must be able to relocate in time." A doctoral candidate, in the guise of a housemaid working at 221B Baker Street, believes she is there to observe the 25-year-old Sherlock Holmes, and document his methods at the beginning of his career. She soon learns she is operating under a serious misapprehension.


  1. ^ ISFDB Entry for Erasing Sherlock
  2. ^ Erasing Sherlock ebook
  3. ^ Comic Book RTesources - Sherlock Holmes
  4. ^ Aeon Magazine September 2007

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