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by Steven Doyle
Wiley, March 2010, $19.99

Yes, it's true! The worlds's most popular fictional character finally comes to the world's most ubiquitous reference series, and the results are everything you'd expect: comprehensive, cheeky, and surprisingly readable, clearly written by someone who knows and loves their stuff. Except for the geekiest of geeks, this is more Holmes than most folks will ever need, featuring historical backgrounds, novel-by-novel breakdowns of the entire canon, plus memorable quotes, essays on Holmes' impact on literature, mystery writing, and detective work, subsequent portrayals in television and film, theatrical presentation, and pastiche.

Kevin Burton Smith

Yes, it's true! The worlds's most popular fictional character finally comes to the world's most ubiquitous reference series, and the results are everything you'd expect: comprehensive, cheeky, and surprisingly readable, clearly written by someone who knows and loves their stuff. Except for the geekiest of geeks, this is more Holmes than most folks will ever need, featuring historical backgrounds, novel-by-novel breakdowns of the entire canon, plus memorable quotes, essays on Holmes' impact on literature, mystery writing, and detective work, subsequent portrayals in television and film, theatrical presentation, and pastiche.

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by Steven Doyle
Wiley, March 2010, $19.99

Doyle
March 2010
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Next week the Edgar Awards will be presented on April 26 and the Agatha Award winners will be announced April 28.

But let’s not forget the award-winning authors of our Canadian neighbors.

The nominee

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During the last couple of weeks, I have had at least two discussions about audiobooks.

And the talks began and ended the same way: Is listening to a book actually reading a book?

My response is, of course i

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The nominations for mystery fiction awards continue to roll in.

Here are the nominees for the 2018 International Thriller Writers' Thriller Award. Winners will be announced at ThrillerFest XIII, July

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