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Summary: In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Les Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly-regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ECH

Summary: A showcase of many of the International Thriller Writers's top authors as well as rising stars in the genre. Includes never-before-published stories by New York Times bestselling authors including Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffrey Deaver, Heather Graham, Joan Johnston, John Lescroart, Alex Kava and Deb Carlin, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC FIR

Summary: Collects three murder mysteries set in coastal Maine during the holidays.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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Summary: A collection of top-selected mystery writing from the past year is culled from a variety of respected sources and offers insight into evolving genre trends.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Leonard, Elmore

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Publisher / Publication Date: Borders 2002

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Macdonald, Ross

Summary: From his vantage point in Southern California—and through the eyes of his great creation, private eye Lew Archer—Ross Macdonald (the pseudonymn of Kenneth Millar) fashions a haunting, startlingly immediate vision of modern America: a swirling mix of sexual exploitation, intergenerational conflict, racial animosities, and ecological disaster. In Black Money, Archer is hired to find a wealthy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Hammett, Dashiell

Summary: The thin man: Nick and Nora Charles, New York's coolest crime-solving couple, are caught in a complicated web of confused identities and cold-blooded murder when a pretty blonde asks for help finding her father, an eccentric inventor who was once Nick's client.

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Publisher / Publication Date: AudioGO 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAM

Mayor, Archer.

Summary: "An unidentified man is found face down in an abandoned quarry, strangled with a piano wire. The labels have been cut from his clothes, his facial features are Slavic in appearance, and his toes are tattooed with Russian letters. When no one reports any missing persons, and no police agency responds to a fingerprint check, it looks like a dead end for Joe Gunther and his team. But then why are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AM Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAY

Summary: An anthology culled from "Black Mask" magazine is a tribute to its mastery of the pulp noir genre that includes such stories as "Murder Is Bad Luck" and "Diamonds Mean Death" as well as two full-length novels including Paul Cain's "Fast One."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard 2010

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Contents: Spurs / Tod Robbins -- Pastorale / James M. Cain -- You'll always remember me / Steve Fisher -- Gun crazy / MacKinlay Kantor -- Nothing to worry about / Day Keene -- The homecoming / Dorothy B. Hughes -- Man in the dark / Howard Browne -- The lady says die! / Mickey Spillane -- Professional man / David Goodis -- The hunger / Charles Beaumont -- The gesture / Gil Brewer -- The last spin / Evan...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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Summary: Shares the stories behind the creations of many of the mystery genre's most popular characters, revealing the inspirations for such examples as Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch and Alexander McCall Smith's Precious Ramotswe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.087 LIN

Summary: Presents a collection of stories by popular authors whose work inside and outside of the mystery genre has been influenced by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR
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Publisher / Publication Date: Mysterious Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIS

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOL

Sasaki, Chris.

Summary: Amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, the master of deductive reasoning, solves several mysteries with the aid of his friend, Dr. John Watson.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Sasaki 2005

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Summary: Presents a collection of the genre's best short mystery stories that have been published in the United States or Canada during the year.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Summary: Presents a collection of new Sherlock Holmes tales inspired by the original Arthur Conan Doyle series, with contributions by such authors as Thomas Perry, Lee Child, Charles Todd, and Neil Gaiman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2011

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Summary: A brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon. In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Leslie Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly regarded mystery...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ECH

Albert, Susan Wittig.

Contents: An unthymely death -- The khat who became a hero -- The Rosemary caper -- Ivy's wild, wonderful weeds -- Death of a rose rustler -- Mustard madness -- The pennyroyal plot -- A violet death -- A deadly chocolate valentine -- Bloom where you're planted.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALB

Grafton, Sue.

Summary: "A is for Alibi"--A young woman, paroled after spending eight years in prison for murdering her slick, divorce lawyer husband, hires Kinsey Millhone, a private detective, to discover who really killed her husband. "B is for Burglar"--Finding wealthy Elaine Boldt seems like a quickie case to Kinsey Millhone. But Kinsey's case goes from puzzling to sinister as clues mount. "C is for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wings Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Deaver, Jeffery.

Summary: A devoted housekeeper embarks on a quest to find the truth behind her employer's murder. A washed-up Hollywood actor gets one last, high-stakes chance to revive his career. A man makes an impulsive visit to his hometown, and learns more about his past than he bargained for. Two Olympic track hopefuls receive terrorist threats. And Deaver's beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M DEA

Rehak, Melanie.

Summary: "Nancy [Drew] was brought to life by two remarkable women: ... Harriet Stratemeyer Adams, and author Mildred Wirt Benson, a convention-flouting journalist."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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Summary: Presents a collection of the genre's best short stories that have been published in the United States or Canada during the year.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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Paretsky, Sara.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1996

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