The Game is Afoot: 13 Authors with Even MORE New Takes on Sherlock Holmes (Baker Street Irregulars)

October 30, 2020
The Game is Afoot: 13 Authors with Even MORE New Takes on Sherlock Holmes (Baker Street Irregulars)

Thirteen authors, including Narrelle M. Harris, JodyLynn Nye, and Sarah Stegall, come together in the second edition ofBaker Street Irregulars to pen an original collection ofshort stories on the iconic and timeless character, SherlockHolmes.In this new edition of Baker Street Irregulars, a castof authors riff on the iconic figure of Sherlock Holmes in over adozen captivating new ways. In Keith DeCandido's "Six Red Dragons,"Sherlock is a young girl in modern New York City. In SarahStegall's "Papyrus," Sherlock is a female librarian in ancientEgypt. In Daniel M. Kimmel's mesmerizing "A Scandal in Chelm,"Sherlock is a rabbi. Derek Beebe sends Sherlock to the moon, whileMike Strauss, in "The Adventure of the Double Sized Final Issue,"casts him as a comic book character. The backdrops run the gamutfrom a grade school classroom to Jupiter, from rural, post-CivilWar to an alien spaceship. While preserving the timeless charm andintrigue of Sherlock Holmes, these authors pen stories of theworld's greatest detective as you've never seen him before.