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October 6 2016

Review: Echoes of Sherlock Holmes, Edited by Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger

In a stunning follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger present a brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon. When...
October 5 2016

5 New Books to Read this Week: October 4, 2016

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
September 13 2016

11 of the Best Fictional Island Cops

Most of us love the idea of islands—their beauty, their singularity, their separation from the wider world. And, of course, we all believe that life may somehow be easier on islands, more...
July 25 2016

The Antihero This World Deserves

Some of their fans may protest, but Milady de Winter (of The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas) and Armand Chauvelin (of The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy) are not true antiheroes. Certainly,...
July 25 2016

New Series 4 Sherlock Trailer Suggests a Darker Direction

The San Diego Comic Con looks like it’s all coming up Cumberbatch. Along with the release of a new Dr. Strange trailer, fans of BBC’s Sherlock were treated to a teaser trailer for...
July 19 2016

Why Sherlock Holmes Could Be Summoned for Jury Duty in the 21st Century—and How He Might Feel About It

It’s not always easy to find jurors when you need them. And, in London, as on our side of the pond, the legal system always needs them—often desperately. So, would it be surprising...
July 18 2016

Review: The Baker Street Jurors by Michael Robertson

The Baker Street Jurors by Michael Robertson is the 5th book in the Baker Street Letters series (Available July 19, 2016). 221B Baker Street in England, the former abode of the fictitious Sherlock...
July 1 2016

Dear Professor Moriarty: Advice for an Overbearing Mother

This week's guest columnist is Professor Moriarty who reports that he is, contrary to rumors, very much alive and quite busy planning for a major event that you will all witness soon. Very...
May 20 2016

Dear Professor Moriarty: Advice for a Harvard Man

This week's guest columnist is Professor Moriarty, who denies any knowledge of what happened to Prince Harry's missing puppy, though offering a large reward for finding the creature might...
May 3 2016

Is Your Favorite Mystery Book a TV Series?

You’ve read all the books in your favorite mystery series. The description of the characters and the settings by the author are so good that you can see them in your mind. You’d love...
April 25 2016

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in May 2016

April showers bring May flowers, which sadly rings true in the world of streaming media, as Netflix is bringing loads of romance titles to its library this month. Despite the influx of Netflix...
April 15 2016

Sherlock Holmes-Inspired Travel Mug

We all have our addictions—for a lot of us, it’s caffeine. Fuel your addiction (or at least keep it hot) with this Sherlock Holmes-inspired, customizable, ceramic travel mug, featuring...
April 12 2016

The Success of the British Whodunits

Ever since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle penned the popular stiff-upper-lip stories concerning a very astute, savvy Brit named Sherlock Holmes and his partner in crime-solving, Dr. Watson, the American...
April 6 2016

5 New Books to Read this Week: April 5, 2016

Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the...
March 31 2016

A Modern Detective in a Retro Game

The detective novel has been around for a long, long, long time. Most of us have read and enjoyed the canon, but now we want something different: a realistic storyline and detectives that feel...
March 3 2016

11 Things You Should Never Say to a Mystery Addict

You might know mystery is the best genre of all time, but the truth is, not everyone will understand your obsession. Maybe it’s because they haven’t spent enough time with the books...
March 1 2016

The Complete Sherlock Holmes Leather-Bound Set

Who doesn’t love the deductive detective from 221B Baker Street? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s wonderful creation has enthralled generations of armchair detectives and mystery lovers alike,...
January 15 2016

Mr. Holmes: The Complete Solution of Sherlock Holmes

From the moment advertising of Mr. Holmes began, I was certain that I would see the film. My love for Sherlock Holmes began at what I consider quite a young age. The Great Detective was included...
January 4 2016

No Ghosts Need Apply: BBC Sherlock’s “The Abominable Bride”

It is a fairly widely known fact that I will watch practically anything relevant to Sherlock Holmes and walk away happier than I was previously, always excepting Rupert Everett and his pair of...
December 18 2015

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Crime and Mystery Lovers!

The holidays are a season for giving (even if that giving is really for yourself—go ahead, we won't tell). So we've compiled a list of unique gift ideas for that crime and mystery...
October 30 2015

A Study in Sherlock: Talking Holmes with Otto Penzler and Lyndsay Faye

When I moved to New York City, there were three mystery-centric bookshops still in operation—now that (tragically) only one remains, you have to assume Otto Penzler of The Mysterious Bookshop...
October 29 2015

Stepping Out of the Shadows: Leslie S. Klinger and Chuck Caruso Talk Edgar Allan Poe

One of the world’s foremost authorities on Sherlock Holmes, Leslie S. Klinger is perhaps best known for The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes. Published by W.W. Norton in 2004, this three-volume...
September 28 2015

Book Shot: 1 on 1 with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Mycroft Holmes

CrimeHQ gets a Q&A with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and you get a chance to win the historical adventure he co-authored, Mycroft Holmes! CrimeHQ: There's always more research than can fit into...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 21 2015

Arthur & George: Part 3

From the start of Arthur & George, we’ve been bouncing back and forth between fact and fiction. The characters in the story were real people. The premise and circumstances are real as...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 14 2015

Arthur & George: Part 2

When we last saw our hero Arthur Conan Doyle (Martin Clunes), he and his faithful friend Alfred “Woodie” Wood (Charles Edwards) were chasing a hooded figure through the trees near the...
September 11 2015

My Best Sherlock Holmes

The first axiom of “Best of” rankings is they must be long enough to invoke the fury of fans, who know more about the subject than the idiot who wrote the list. Even if the list is...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
September 7 2015

Arthur & George: Part 1

It’s one thing for a writer of detective fiction to dream up cases for his sleuth to solve. It’s quite another for that writer to be called upon to solve a case of his own. Now...
August 24 2015

The ZINNG: Lolita and Victor Frankenstein

The Radio Times Festival will be held in London from September 24—27, with highlights including panels featuring actors from both BBC's Endeavor and Sherlock. Take a look at every...
July 14 2015

Sherlock: A First Look at the Christmas Special

For its upcoming Christmas special, Sherlock will be traveling back to the time period in which it was written, and fans can get their first glimpse in the delightfully tongue-in-cheek teaser that was...
April 28 2015

Sherlock Holmes and the Killer Bees: A Taste for Honey

From Robert Downey Jr.’s period, pulp-action hero to Benedict Cumberbatch’s autism-spectrum, modern genius to Hugh Laurie’s narcissistic Dr. House to Vincent D’Onofrio’s...