Tracy Barrett is an American author of children’s books and young adult novels.
Notable Works 
She is also the author of the Sherlock Files series, which follows the adventures of two young descendants of Holmes as they solve his cold cases.
Academic career 
Besides an author, Barrett is also a senior lecturer of Italian language and civilization at Vanderbilt University. She holds a degrees from Brown and the University of California, Berkeley, and has taught at Vanderbilt since 1984.
- Anna of Byzantium, Laurel Leaf, 1999
- Cold in Summer, Henry Holt and Co.,2003
- On Etruscan Time, Henry Holt and Co.,2005
- King of Ithaka, Henry Holt and Co., 2010
- Dark of the Moon, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011
The Sherlock Files 
- The 100-Year-Old Secret, Henry Holt and Co., 2008
- The Beast of Blackslope, Henry Holt and Co., 2009
- The Case that Time Forgot, Henry Holt and Co., 2010
- The Missing Heir, Henry Holt and Co., 2011
- ""Anna of Byzantium", Publishers Weekly,05/03/1999".
- ""THE 100-YEAR-OLD SECRET", Kirkus,05/20/2010".
- "Department of French and Italian, Vanderbilt University".
- ""Italian lecturer does double duty as novelist", Vanderbilt Register,01/02/2006".