Steve Hockensmith

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Steve Hockensmith (born August 17, 1968) is an American author. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He currently lives in California's bay area with his wife, two children, and pet dog.[1]

Biography[edit]

Hockensmith is the author of the Holmes on the Range mystery series. The first book in the series, Holmes on the Range (published in 2006), was a finalist for the Edgar, Shamus[2] and Anthony Awards for Best First Novel.

Several of Hockensmith's short stories have been nominated for awards in the mystery field. He won the Short Mystery Fiction Society's Derringer Award for "Erie's Last Day," published in the May 2000 issue of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (AHMM). Two subsequent Larry Erie stories, "Tricks" (AHMM, August 2004) and "The Big Road" (AHMM, May 2005), were finalists for the Shamus Award for Best Short Story from the Private Eye Writers of America (PWA). "The Big Road" was also nominated for the Anthony and Barry Awards.[3] More recently, a Big Red/Old Red story, "Dear Dr. Watson" (published in the February 2007 EQMM), was a finalist for the Anthony Award.

Hockensmith authored the third book in the Quirk Classics series, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls, in 2010, as well as its forthcoming sequel, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After in 2011[4]

List of works[edit]

Novels[edit]

Title Pub. date Notes
Holmes on the Range 2006 first in the series, featuring Big Red & Old Red
On the Wrong Track 2007 part of the Holmes on the Range series
The Black Dove 2008 part of the Holmes on the Range series
The Crack in the Lens 2009 part of the Holmes on the Range series
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls 2010 prequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Naughty: Nine Tales of Christmas Crime 2010 ebook
World's Greatest Sleuth! 2011 part of the Holmes on the Range series
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After 2011 sequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Short stories[edit]

Title Publication Pub. date Notes
"Erie's Last Day" Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine 2000 featuring Larry Erie
"Dear Mr. Holmes" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine February 2003 debut of Big Red & Old Red
"Secret Santa" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine January 2004
"Tricks" Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine 2004 featuring Larry Erie
"Fred Menace, Commie for Hire" Show Business Is Murder 2004 featuring Fred Menace
"Naughty" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine January 2005
"Gustav Amlingmeyer, Holmes of the Range" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine February 2005 featuring Big Red & Old Red
"The Big Road" Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine 2005 featuring Larry Erie
"Naiveté" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine January 2006
"Wolves in Winter" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine February 2006 featuring Big Red & Old Red
"Dear Dr. Watson" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine February 2007 featuring Big Red & Old Red
"Hidden Gifts" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine January 2008
"The Devil's Acre" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine February 2008 featuring Big Red & Old Red
"Greetings from Purgatory!" Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine February 2009 featuring Big Red & Old Red
"The old Senator" Sherlock Holmes: The American Years February 2010 featuring Sherlock Holmes
"The Herd" Lightspeed Magazine October 2014

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