Short Stories and Collaborations
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Echoes of Sherlock Holmes
Seventeen new adventures “inspired by the Sherlock Holmes canon”–edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes
Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon
“All we ask is that you let the Holmes stories inspire you. You might want to write a straight Holmes pastiche, or a graphic story, or a tale about Mycroft or Mrs Hudson or Billy the page. The story may take place in Victorian Baker Street, or in Mughal India—or on the first manned flight to Mars. Perhaps the plot takes inspiration from a Conan Doyle tale? Or your detective suspects that his case is related to one Holmes faced? Or…”
A Study in Sherlock
Stories inspired by the Holmes canon
What would happen if you asked twenty top writers who don’t normally write about Sherlock Holmes, to write about Sherlock Holmes? Why, you’d have: A Study in Sherlock, Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon.
Not in Kansas Anymore, TOTO
A travelogue with a limited point of view, a heavily illustrated anthropological monograph, and really just a fun project that came about when Barbara and I fell in love with Japanese toilets.
Writes of Passage
Sometimes, you’re looking for a How-to book. Other times, what you need is a How-I book. This is one of those.
Crime and Thriller Writing
A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion
Crime and Thriller Writing: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion is an essential guide to writing in these exciting genres.
The Grand Game
A Celebration of Sherlockian Scholarship, Volumes 1 and 2
(Vol 1: 2011, Vol 2: 2012)
The Grand Game is based on the lovely fantasy played by scholars and Sherlockians that Sherlock Holmes was a real person, and that the sixty Canonical tales were actually written by Dr. Watson and reflect true historical events.
Books to Die For
The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels
What is Laurie’s book to die for? Find out in the new collection Books to Die For.
Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop
In this enthusiastic, heartfelt, and sometimes humorous ode to bookshops and booksellers, 76 known authors pay tribute to the brick-and-mortar stores they love and often call their second homes.
Laurie has done a chapter on the historical mystery in this second edition of Writing Mysteries, edited by Sue Grafton, and put out by Writers Digest Books
Intro to The Hound of the Baskervilles
Laurie wrote the introduction to this 2002 edition of Conan Doyles’ tale.