Shadows Over Baker Street

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Shadows Over Baker Street
The cover of the first edition
AuthorMichael Reaves, John Pelan (editors)
Cover artistJohn Jude Palencar
CountryUnited States
SeriesCthulhu Mythos, Sherlock Holmes
GenreMystery, Horror, Crossover
PublisherDel Rey Books
Publication date
September 30, 2003 [1]
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)

Shadows Over Baker Street is an anthology of stories, each by a different author and each concerning an exploit of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes set against the backdrop of H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos. The collection is edited by Michael Reaves and John Pelan, who also contributed the introduction. Doyle's estate approved the book.

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Title Year set Author Notes
"A Study in Emerald" 1881 Neil Gaiman Won the 2004 Hugo Award for Best Short Story
"Tiger! Tiger!" 1882 Elizabeth Bear
"The Case of the Wavy Black Dagger" 1884 Steve Perry
"A Case of Royal Blood" 1888 Steven-Elliot Altman Narrated by H.G. Wells
"The Weeping Masks" 1890 James Lowder
"Art in the Blood" 1892 Brian Stableford
"The Curious Case of Miss Violet Stone" 1894 Poppy Z. Brite, David Ferguson
"The Adventure of the Antiquarian's Niece" 1894 Barbara Hambly Thomas Carnacki is one of the main characters
"The Mystery of the Worm" 1894 John Pelan Dr. Nikola also appears; an annotated version of this story was published in Studies in Modern Horror, issue no. 3
"The Mystery of the Hanged Man's Puzzle" 1897 Paul Finch
"The Horror of the Many Faces" 1898 Tim Lebbon
"The Adventure of the Arab's Manuscript" 1898 Michael Reaves
"The Drowned Geologist" 1898 Caitlín R. Kiernan
"A Case of Insomnia" 1899 John P. Vourlis
"The Adventure of the Voorish Sign" 1899 Richard A. Lupoff
"The Adventure of Exham Priory" 1901 F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre
"Death Did Not Become Him" 1902 David Niall Wilson, Patricia Lee Macomber
"Nightmare in Wax" 1915 Simon Clark

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