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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

In case you didn’t notice, I’ve changed my weekly posts to Wednesdays from Mondays. It just works out better for my schedule and who doesn’t want more hump day posts right?! 685 more words

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - A Study in Scarlet (1887)

“There is a mystery about this which stimulates the imagination; where there is no imagination there is no horror.”


Spin-offs - fan fiction gone mad?

Over the years there have been a number of ‘spin-offs’ – books that are based on previous books by different authors, often very successful or part of the ‘canon’ of literature, for example Jane Austen, Shakespeare, Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle etc. 687 more words

Fiction: Work, Rest, Play, Shapeshift.

First appeared in prowlings, issue four, February 2015

By Hayley Scrivenor

It’s closing time and I just want to leave, but there is a shabby old man in the aisles who keeps changing shape. 78 more words

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You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)*

For obvious reasons, police characters play critical roles in crime fiction. Even when the main character is a PI or perhaps amateur sleuth, we see a lot of police presence. 1,106 more words

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Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)

After the slightly uncertain beginning of Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942), things get a bit more on track with the second of the Universal series of contemporary Sherlock Holmes adventures. 1,030 more words

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