List of authors of new Sherlock Holmes stories

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The following is an alphabetical list and selected bibliography of authors, other than Sherlock Holmes's creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who have written Holmes stories:



  • John Kendrick Bangs: R. Holmes & Co.: Being the Remarkable Adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., Detective and Amateur Cracksman by Birth (1906), illus. Sydney Adamnson; New York and London: Haper & Brothers
  • David Barnett: "Woman's Work", a short story in Encounters of Sherlock Holmes, 2013
  • Stephen Baxter: "The Adventure of the Intertial Adjustor" (Holmes and Watson meet H.G. Wells) in The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Adventures, 1997
  • Pierre Bayard: Sherlock Holmes was wrong: reopening the case of the Hound of the Baskervilles: the French psychanalist and literary scholar reexamines the detective's most prominent file and comes up with a different solution.
  • Peter S. Beagle: "Mr. Sigerson" in Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years, 2004
  • Sam Benady: Sherlock Holmes in Gibraltar - the true Solution to the Mystery of Mary Celeste and the singular affair of the Duke of Connaught, contains three short stories
  • Lloyd Biggle
  • Leigh Blackmore : "Exalted Are the Forces of Darkness" in Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes, 2009: "The Arcana of Death". Strange Detective Stories 4 (2014).; "The Adventure of the Metaphysics of Madness". Mantichore 10 (Apr 2015).
  • Anthony Boucher: The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars NY Simon & Schuster 1940. The BSI, recruited as technical advisors by a movie producer, investigate the mysterious murder of a heavy-drinking ex-private detective turned hardboiled mystery novelist and screenwriter at 221B Romualdo Drive. see also Denis Green infra
  • Rhys Bowen: "The Case of the Lugubrious Manservant" in Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years, 2004
  • Rick Boyer: The Giant Rat of Sumatra (1976)
  • Eric Brown: "The Tragic Affair of the Martian Ambassador", a short story in Encounters of Sherlock Holmes, 2013
  • Anthony Burgess: "Murder to Music", a short story in The Devil's Mode, 1989.



E, F[edit]


  • Neil Gaiman: "A Study in Emerald" in the multi-author collection Shadows Over Baker Street. Won the 2004 Hugo for Best Short Story. Also "The Case of Death and Honey" in the collection A Study in Sherlock.
  • Arnould Galopin: "Herlockoms" (another avatar of Sherlock Holmes in French literature) crossover with Allan Dickson, the Australian detective, in "La ténébreuse affaire de Green Park" (1910) and "L'homme au complet gris" (1931) - another Sherlock Holmes versus Jack the Ripper story
  • Juan García Rodenas: Two short stories in Spanish, "La guerra del Doctor Watson" (Doctor Watson's War), about Watson's campaign in Afghanistan, and "La Aventura del Magnicidio Resuelto" (The Adventure of the Solved Assassination), about young Holmes and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; both in Antes de Baker Street, Academia de Mitología Creativa Jules Verne de Albacete, 2008.[5]
  • David Gerrold: short story "The Fan Who Molded Himself"[6]
  • Denis Green (& Anthony Boucher): scripts and short stories for the American broadcast show The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939–1946)
  • Dominic Green: "Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Lost World"[7]
  • Robert Greenberger (and Steven Savile): Murder At Sorrow's Crown (2016).


I, J, K[edit]

  • Neil Jackson: Celeste in which Holmes and Watson are involved in an X-Files style story surrounding a mysterious sailing vessel that also involves the Prince of Wales. (2010)
  • Enrique Jardiel Poncela: Novísimas aventuras de Sherlock Holmes (Spanish Very new adventures of Sherlock Holmes), seven short parodic stories originally published in magazines in 1928 and several times published in book form.
  • Stephen King: "The Doctor's Case", in which Watson solves a case before Holmes.
  • John R. King: The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls
  • Laurie R. King: The Mary Russell series of novels set in Holmes' later life (ongoing as of February 2009).
  • Ronald A. Knox: "The Adventure of the First-Class Carriage" in The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1985.
  • Michael Kurland: The Infernal Device (1978), Death by Gaslight (1982), The Great Game (2001), The Empress of India (2006), Who Thinks Evil (2014); and the short stories "The Paradol Paradox" (2001), "Years Ago and in a Different Place" in My Sherlock Holmes, (2003), "Reichenbach" in Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years, (2004) and "The Picture of Oscar Wilde" (2013). In this series, Professor Moriarty is the real hero who helps the bewildered Holmes solve crimes by providing him clues to discover the real villains.



  • Jonathan Maberry: "The Adventure of the Greenbrier Ghost" in Legends of the Mountain State Volume 2. Holmes and Watson deal with a West Virginia murder and the ghost that follows.
  • Bonnie MacBird: Art in the Blood (2015) and Unquiet Spirits (2017)
  • F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre: "The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (1997) and "The Adventure of Exham Priory " in the "H.P. Lovecraft-sounding" Shadows Over Baker Street anthology (2003)
  • Eddie Maguire: a short story in Sherlock Holmes and the Three Poisoned Pawns : Holmes meeting the Kaizer during a WE in Dorset
  • Paul Magrs: "Mrs Hudson at the Christmas Hotel", a short story in Encounters of Sherlock Holmes, 2013
  • Michael Mallory: Short stories in the anthologies My Sherlock Holmes (2003), Sherlock Holmes: the Hidden Years (2004) and Sherlock Holmes: the American Years (2010), in addition to a series of short stories and novels featuring "Amelia Watson," the second wife of Dr. John H. Watson.
  • George Mann: Sherlock Holmes: The Will of the Dead (2013) and Sherlock Holmes: The Spirit Box (2014). Also "The Case of the Night Crawler", a short story in Encounters of Sherlock Holmes, 2013.
  • Rafael Marín: Elemental, querido Chaplin (2005, ISBN 84-450-7542-X) is presented as an unpublished manuscript in which Charles Chaplin tells how, as a London poor child, he helped Sherlock Holmes in an adventure against Fu Manchu.
  • Rodolfo Martínez: four novels in Spanish language incl. Sherlock Holmes y la Boca del Infierno and Sherlock Holmes y la Subiduría de los Muertos
  • Vonda N. McIntyre: "The Adventure of the Field Theorems" in Sherlock Holmes in Orbit
  • Nicholas Meyer: Three novels The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1974), The West End Horror (1976) and The Canary Trainer (1993)
  • Thomas Kent Miller: Sherlock Holmes on the Roof of the World (1987), The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (2005), The Sussex Beekeeper at the Dawn of Time (2013), Sherlock Holmes in the Fullness of Time (2017)
  • Larry Millett: Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (1996), Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace (1998), Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (1999), Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (2002), The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (2003)
  • Michael Moorcock: a short story " The Affair of the Texan's Honour " in The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

N, O, P, Q[edit]


  • Anthony Read: the Sherlock Holmes's (sic) Baker Street Boys series
  • Kel Richards: The Curse of the Pharaohs (1997)
  • Barrie Roberts: Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (1994), Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (1995), Sherlock Holmes and the Man From Hell (1997), Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (1998. Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest Of Death (1999), Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (2001), Sherlock Holmes and the Rule of Nine (2003), Sherlock Holmes and the King's Governess (2005), Sherlock Holmes and the American Angels (2007)
  • Sydney Castle Roberts: "The Adventure of the Megatherium Thefts" in The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1985.
  • Samuel Rosenberg: Naked is the Best Disguise: The Death and Resurrection of Sherlock Holmes, 1974. Fiction or non-fiction ? That's the question ...
  • André-François Ruaud: with Xavier Mauméjean Les nombreuses vies de Sherlock Holmes a " biography " of Sherlock Holmes with short stories by Michael Moorcock, Michel Page, Patrick Marcel, Jean & Randy Lofficier and Béatrice Nicodème
  • Kristine Kathryn Rusch


  • Fred Saberhagen: The Holmes-Dracula File (1978) and Seance for a Vampire (1994)
  • Santiago R. Santerbás: "La aventura del quinteto inacabado", a short story in Tres pastiches victorianos, 1980, in Spanish.
  • Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Bernard J. Schaffer: Whitechapel: the Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (16 June 2011)
  • Cavan Scott: "The Demon Slasher of Seven Sisters", a short story in Encounters of Sherlock Holmes, 2013
  • Christopher Sequeira: "His Last Arrow" in Gaslight Grimoire; "The Adventure of the Haunted Showman" and "The Return of the Sussex Vampire" in The Game's Afoot! (ed: David Stuart Davies).
  • Aaron Smith: short story "The Massachusetts Affair" in Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective Volume One (Cornerstone Book Publishers, 2009)
  • Jô Soares: O Xangô de Baker Street (US title: A Samba for Sherlock) - Sherlock Holmes meets Jack the Ripper in Brazil, before the murders in Whitechapel.
  • Donald Stanley: Holmes Meets 007 (1964; reprinted in 1967). Sherlock Holmes meets James Bond.
  • Vincent Starrett: novels and short stories "The Adventure of the Unique Hamlet" in The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1985) and the revised and expanded edition of The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1933, revised and expanded edition 1960)
  • Julian Symons: "The Adventure of Hillerman Hall" in The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1985

T, U, V[edit]

  • Ludwig Thoma: "Der Münzdiebstahl oder Sherlock Holmes in München", 1906
  • Donald Thomas: The Secret Cases of Sherlock Holmes (1997),Sherlock Holmes and the Running Noose (2001), Sherlock Holmes and the Voice from the Crypt (2002), The Execution of Sherlock Holmes (2007),Sherlock Holmes and the King's Evil (2009), Sherlock Holmes and the Ghosts of Bly (2010), Death on a Pale Horse: Sherlock Holmes on Her Majesty's Secret Service (2013)
  • June Thomson (aka June Valerie Thomson): The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes (1990) The Secret Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes (1992), The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes (1993), Holmes and Watson: A Study in Friendship (1995), The Secret Documents of Sherlock Holmes (1999), The Secret Notebooks of Sherlock Holmes (2004), The Secret Archives of Sherlock Holmes (2012) and Sherlock Holmes and the Lady in Black (2015)
  • Peter Tremayne: "The Affray at the Kildare Street Club" in The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Adventures, 1997
  • Mark Twain: "A Double-Barrelled Detective Story", a story featuring Sherlock Holmes and making a farce on Holmes's style and deduction.
  • Cay Van Ash: Ten Years Beyond Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes Matches Wits with the Diabolical Dr. Fu Manchu (1985) Holmes versus Fu Manchu
  • Alan Vanneman: "Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra" (2002) and Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (2003)
  • Yves Varende: Le Requin de la Tamise, Le Tueur dans le Fog, Le Secret de l'Ile aux Chiens, Les Meurtres du Titanic, L'Otage de Fraulein Doktor; anthologies : Sherlock Holmes revient, Sherlock Holmes et les Fantômes

W, X, Y & Z[edit]


  • Adams, John J. (ed.) The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. San Francisco: Night Shade, 2009.
  • Ashley, Michael (ed.) The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Adventures. New York: Carroll & Graf, 1997.
  • Asimov, Isaac, Martin H. Greenberg, and Charles G Waugh (eds.) Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.
  • Kaye, Marvin (ed.) The Confidential Casebook of Sherlock Holmes. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.[11]
  • Kaye, Marvin, and David Stuart Davies (eds.) The Game is Afoot: Parodies, Pastiches and Ponderings of Sherlock Holmes. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995
  • Penzler, Otto (ed.) The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories. New York: Pantheon, 2015.
  • Prepolec, Charles, and J. R. Campbell (eds.) Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes. Calgary: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Pub., 2008.
  • Prepolec, Charles, and J. R. Campbell (eds.) Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes. Calgary: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Pub., 2009.
  • Prepolec, Charles, and J. R. Campbell (eds.) Gaslight Arcanum: Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes. Calgary: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Pub., 2011.
  • Queen, Ellery (ed.) The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes. Little, Brown and Company, 1944.
  • Reaves, Michael, and John Pelan (eds.) Shadows Over Baker Street. New York: Ballantine, 2003. A cross-over collection of Holmes stories set in the Cthulhu Mythos universe.
  • Resnick, Michael D., and Martin H. Greenberg (eds.) Sherlock Holmes in Orbit. New York: DAW Books, 1995.
  • Smith, Denis O. (ed.) The Mammoth Book of the Lost Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes: 12 New Adventures and Intrigues. London: Running Press, 2014.


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