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Russell & Holmes

(In reverse order of publication)

Raquel Laing

(In reverse order of publication)

Standalone Novels

(In reverse order of publication)

Kate Martinelli

(In reverse order of publication)

Stuyvesant & Grey

(In reverse order of publication)



Anthology Contributions

Co-editor, In League with Sherlock Holmes, with Leslie S. Klinger, Pegasus (2020)

“Ten Years On” in Deadly Anniversaries, ed. Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini, Hanover Square Press (2020)

Co-editor, Echoes of Sherlock Holmes, with Leslie S. Klinger, Pegasus (2016)

Co-editor, In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, with Leslie S. Klinger, Pegasus (2014) ISBN: 1605986585

Co-editor, A Study in Sherlock, with Leslie Klinger, Random House & Poisoned Pen Press (2011) ISBN: 9780345529930

“Hellbender” in Down These Strange Streets, eds George R.R. Martin & Garder Dozois, (2011) Penguin.

“The Thief” in In the Shadow of the Master, ed. Michael Connelly, HarperCollins (2009) ISBN: 9780061690396

“The House” in Unusual Suspects, ed. Dana Stabenow, Ace Trade (2008) ISBN: 9780441016372

“The Fool” in The Blue Religion, ed. Michael Connelly (2008) ISBN: 0316012513

“Cat’s Paw” in Murder at the Foul Line, ed. Otto Penzler, Mysterious Press (2006) ISBN: 9780892960163

“The Salt Pond” in Wild Crimes, ed. Dana Stabenow, Signet (2004) ISBN: 9780451212863

“Weaving the Dark” in Thrilling Tales, ed. Michael Chabon, Vintage (2004) ISBN: 9781400033393

“Paleta Man” in Irreconcilable Differences, ed. Lia Matera, HarperCollins (2001) ISBN: 9780061097331

Chapter 13 in Naked Came the Phoenix, St. Martin’s Minotaur (2001) ISBN: 9780312251949

“Mrs. Hudson’s Case” in Crime Through Time, eds. Monfredo and Newman (1997) (Now collected in Mary Russell’s War, e-book and print.)


How to Write a Mystery: a Mystery Writers of America Handbook, co-editor with Lee Child, and author of the chapter on rewriting, Scribner (2021)

Not in Kansas Anymore, TOTOco-authored with Barbara Peters (2015), Poisoned Pen Press

Writes of Passage, ed. Hank Phillipi Ryan, Sisters in Crime (2014)

Crime & Thriller Writing: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion, co-author with Michelle Spring (2013) ISBN: 9781472523938

My Bookstore, ed. Ronald Rice, Black Dog & Levanthal (2012) 9781579129101

Books to Die Fored. John Connolly and Declan Burke, Atria/Emily Bestler Books (2012) 978-1451696578

Introduction, The Grand Game, Volumes 1 (2011) and 2 (2012), The Baker Street Journal ISBN: 9780979555084

Introduction to The House of the Baskervilles, Modern Library Edition (2002) ISBN: 978-0812966060

“The Past is a Foreign Country”, Writing Mysteries, ed. Sue Grafton/Jan Burke, Writer’s Digest Books (2002) ISBN 978-1582971025

Intro to Criminal Kabbalah, edited by Lawrence Raphael, Jewish Lights (2002) ISBN 978-1580231091