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TOC: The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes edited by John Joseph Adams

Editor John Joseph Adams has launched the website for his anthology, The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, which sports nice cover art by David Palumbo. Check out the site for lots of cool info about the anthology, like links to online versions for some of the stories and non-fiction pieces, in multiple formats. This is not just a collection of detective stories; they span multiple genres. Here’s the table of contents:

  1. “The Doctor’s Case” by Stephen King
  2. The Horror of the Many Faces” by Tim Lebbon
  3. “The Case of the Bloodless Sock” by Anne Perry
  4. “The Adventure of the Other Detective” by Bradley H. Sinor
  5. “A Scandal in Montreal” by Edward Hoch
  6. “The Adventure of the Field Theorems” by Vonda N. McIntyre
  7. The Adventure of the Death-Fetch” by Darrell Schweitzer
  8. “The Shocking Affair of the Dutch Steamship Friesland” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  9. “The Adventure of the Mummy’s Curse” by H. Paul Jeffers
  10. “The Things That Shall Come Upon Them” by Barbara Roden
  11. “Murder to Music” by Anthony Burgess
  12. “The Adventure of the Inertial Adjustor” by Stephen Baxter
  13. “Mrs Hudson’s Case ” by Laurie R. King
  14. “The Singular Habits of Wasps” by Geoffrey Landis
  15. “The Affair of the Forty-Sixth Birthday” by Amy Myers
  16. “The Specter of Tullyfane Abbey” by Peter Tremayne
  17. “The Vale of the White Horse” by Sharyn McCrumb
  18. “The Adventure of the Dorset Street Lodger” by Michael Moorcock
  19. The Adventure of the Lost World” by Dominic Green
  20. “The Adventure of the Antiquarian’s Niece” by Barbara Hambly
  21. Dynamics of a Hanging” by Tony Pi
  22. Merridew of Abominable Memory” by Chris Roberson
  23. “Commonplaces” by Naomi Novik
  24. “The Adventure of the Pirates of Devil’s Cape” by Rob Rogers
  25. The Adventure of the Green Skull” by Mark Valentine
  26. “The Human Mystery ” by Tanith Lee
  27. A Study in Emerald” by Neil Gaiman
  28. You See But You Do Not Observe” by Robert J. Sawyer

There is also A Sherlockiana Primer by Christopher Roden and John Joseph Adams’s Introduction and Acknowledgements.

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1 Comment on TOC: The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes edited by John Joseph Adams

  1. Why does Bradley H Sinor repeatedly refer to Prince Albert Victor as third in line to the British Throne  in the Adventure of the Other Detective, when he was in fact second in line?

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