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LynnCahoon
November 13 2014

When TV Romance Turns to Murder, You Can Win!

For me, it all started with Ned and Nancy. Nancy Drew was an independent woman (girl) but she still made room in her busy sleuthing schedule to let Ned hang around and bounce clues off. He was...
Crime HQ
November 4 2014

Now Win This!: Watch What You Read Sweepstakes

From screens to pages, these six books will keep you tuned in for more! Register to enter for a chance to win. Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes....
MichaelNethercott
October 25 2014

Fatal Footlights: The Theater Mystery

The theater world has long been a prime setting for mystery and mayhem. Shakespeare, that homicidal scribe, virtually carpeted the stage with slain corpses. The murderers he created are numerous:...
CharlesFinch
October 16 2014

The Historical Villain: A Whodunnit in One Dimension

The golden age of the fictional villain—twirling his moustache, laughing Frenchly, tying women to train tracks—was the 19th century. In that innocent age, you could actually spook readers...
VictoriaJanssen
September 28 2014

Fresh Meat: Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets edited by David Thomas Moore

Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets, edited by David Thomas Moore, is a Holmesian anthology of short stories that takes the famous sleuth through time and space (available October 7, 2014). This...
MichaelNethercott
September 12 2014

Mayhem by the Numbers: A Mystery Count-Off

Having recently finished The Nine Tailors, Dorothy L. Sayers’ golden age whodunit, I had a small epiphany during the re-shelving process. I realized that I have quite a lot of numerically...
Crime HQ
September 9 2014

Now Win This!: Can’t Beat the Classics Sweepstakes

The classics are the classics! This bundle of seven criminal works, including an audiobook and a comic no less, has an impeccable pedigree! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
JoeBrosnan
August 22 2014

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards: Who Will Win? (Updated)

Author's Note: I've updated the post to include the winners. Some predictions went well! Some, not so much. I'll be reacting in the comments, so join me there as we complain about everyone...
EdwardAGrainger
August 1 2014

Back to the Beginning: Call for the Dead by John LeCarré

“Short, fat, and of a quiet disposition, he appeared to spend a lot of money on really bad clothes, which hung about his squat frame like skin on a shrunken toad.” That tag at the start...
JoeBrosnan
July 25 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing: First Trailer for The Imitation Game

No, this is not a still for BBC's Sherlock. This is an image from the upcoming Oscar's hopeful The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, and Charles Dance. Set...
JoeBrosnan
July 18 2014

Pulling Up a Seat from Shakespeare to Sherlock: London’s New Literary Benches

From Shakespeare to Sherlock, Hercule Poirot to James Bond, London has always had a rich literary history. And now you can sit on it! Thanks to The National Literacy Trust, along with its public...
JoeBrosnan
July 10 2014

It’s Sir Ian McKellen’s Turn: Can There Be Too Much Sherlock Holmes?

This is the first official image released of Sir Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in the upcoming film A Slight Trick of the Mind. Slated to premiere sometime in 2015, this is the first glimpse we've...
Crime HQ
July 1 2014

Now Win This!: That’s All She Wrote Sweepstakes

This sweepstakes features work by six women who leave no witnesses! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes. You must click the link above to enter. NO...
Crime HQ
July 1 2014

Sherlock Will Air 2015 Christmas Special Before Series 4

Sherlock will return for a Christmas special, but eager fans will have to wait until 2015 to check back in with their lovable, banter-spitting duo. In an interview with The Telegraph, Martin...
JoeBrosnan
June 23 2014

“I Wish I Liked You More”: New Trailer for The Judge Starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall

Since 2008, the year Iron Man premiered, Robert Downey, Jr. has more or less stuck to movie franchises, supplementing his behemoth Marvel role with two Sherlock Holmes films. But it seems that...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
June 12 2014

Putting a Price on Holmes

If you could put a dollar value on your passion for Sherlock Holmes, what would it be? In the neighborhood of $250,000 to $350,000? Then you might be in luck. That’s the estimated price for...
EdwardAGrainger
April 19 2014

Vladimir Nabokov’s Hidden Noir: Despair

Mention the name Vladimir Nabokov and Lolita springs immediately to mind, and rightfully so. The 1955 novel is a flashpoint in 20th century literature, notable for its controversial subject matter:...
CorrinaLawson
April 7 2014

Sherlock Holmes’ Odder Fodder Part 2

With the publication of A Study in Scarlet, Arthur Conan Doyle kicked off a Sherlock Holmes phenomenon that has yet to abate. Sherlock and Elementary are just the latest in a long list of “reinventions”...
AmyLewis
March 21 2014

Fresh Meat: The Revenant of Thraxton Hall by Vaughn Entwhistle

The Revenant of Thraxton Hall by Vaughn Entwhistle follows Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde as they try to stop a murder before it happens (available March 25, 2014). Full disclosure: This...
dvaleris
February 11 2014

Fresh Meat: Sherlock Holmes And The Vampires Of London by Sylvain Cordurie and Laci

Sherlock Holmes and the Vampires of London is a graphic novel written by Sylvain Cordurie and illustrated by Laci about The Great Detective's post-Reichenbach return to London to face a plague of...
Corrina
February 3 2014

Fresh Meat: Who Thinks Evil by Michael Kurland

Who Thinks Evil by Michael Kurland is the fifth in a historical mystery series that takes a look at an alternative portrayal of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Professor Moriarty (available February 4,...
aprildawn
January 27 2014

Fresh Meat: Moriarty Returns a Letter by Michael Robertson

Moriarty Returns a Letter is the fourth in Michael Robertson’s contemporary Baker Street mystery series, and includes the predicament of a brash Pinkerton detective of the past, who adopts the...
LyndsayFaye
January 27 2014

Sherlock Episode 3.03: “His Last Vow” Or I Married an Axe Murderer

We Sherlock Holmes fanatics are suckers for references (direct or indirect, even vague nods, some of us aren’t terribly picky) to the original stories. John Watson suffered one, possibly two,...
AngieBarry
January 25 2014

Fresh Meat: The Arnifour Affair by Gregory Harris

The Arnifour Affair by Gregory Harris is the first book in the Colin Pendragon historical, detective mystery series (available January 28, 2014). A genius detective and his faithful partner are...
LyndsayFaye
January 20 2014

Sherlock Episode 3.01 “The Empty Hearse”

Once upon a time, a hero who feared losing everything—including those most dear to him, though such individuals were few and far between—died in order to bring down a criminal mastermind...
LyndsayFaye
January 12 2014

Sherlock 3.02: “The Sign of Three,” One Wedding, Two Murders, and a Funeral

In a recent interview with Digital Spy writer Catherine Earp posted on the fifth of January, BBC Sherlock’s Martin Freeman is quoted as saying of the program, “No-one is a buffoon in...
cmorgan
November 26 2013

#SherlockLives in the new teaser for Sherlock Season 3

We all know that Sherlock lives, but the biggest mystery is why that caterpillar calmly resting upon John's upper lip how? It looks like Sherlock doesn't care what the affect his apparent...
MichaelNethercott
October 22 2013

All Hallow’s Read: 13 Haunting Mysteries (and More!)

With All Hallow's Eve soon approaching, here for your consideration are an unlucky number of books that, each in its way, fit the mood of this spectral season. As the above heading implies, many...
AmberKeller
September 25 2013

Fresh Meat: The Casebook of Newbury & Hobbes by George Mann

The Casebook of Newbury & Hobbes by George Mann is a collection of short stories detailing the supernatural steampunk adventures of detective duo, Sir Maurice Newbury and Miss Veronica Hobbes in...
SamMelton
September 23 2013

Deducing What’s Next on Elementary

Elementary’s revolutionary take on the classic characters of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories quickly enthralled viewers, despite worry from Sherlockians. The show received positive...