Ransom Riggs is an American author of young adult and children’s novels and non-fiction books. He writes the Miss Peregrine series. Riggs was educated at the Pine View School for the Gifted, studied English literature at Kenyon College and then film at the University of Southern California. As a filmmaker, his short films resulted in […]
Irene Adler is the protagonist in a series of historical suspense novels by American novelist Carole Nelson Douglas. Irene Adler is the only woman to ever outwit Sherlock Holmes. Aside from her sleuthing, she is an opera singer. Although Adler is American, the series is set in 19th century France. The character is portrayed by […]
Larry Millett is an American author of historical mystery novels and non-fiction books as well as being a journalist. He is the author of the Shadwell Rafferty & Sherlock Holmes series, set in Minneapolis in the 1890s. He also worked as an architectural critic for the St. Paul Pioneer Press in Minnesota and has written […]
Well, it’s finally September (yay) and if we can look forward to one thing, it’s the Fall, pre-Christmas season surge of new fiction books! To give you an idea of how big September is for fiction, you can just look at these authors coming out with new books at the start of the month – […]
Despite what Jonny Lee Miller claimed, “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch says he would have preferred if Jonny passed on the role of Sherlock Holmes in the upcoming CBS show “Elementary.” Jonny and Benedict have worked together recently in Danny Boyle’s production of “Frankenstein.”
For the first time ever, a diary by Sherlock Holmes author Arthur Conan Doyle is set to be published by the British library. The diary is the account of Conan Doyle’s experiences as a surgeon on an Arctic whaler. The diary has been unavailable to the public since it was written in 1880. The book […]
Mary Russell is a fictional detective featured in a series of books by American novelist Laurie R. King. The series is written in past-tense by an older Mary Russell, who tells her memoirs from about 1915 to 1920. She meets a middle-aged version of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, who becomes her mentor.
Laurie R. King is an American novelist of detective fiction. Her two series include a mystery series featuring Mary Russell, an apprentice/partner of Sherlock Holmes and a contemporary series featuring San Francisco cop Kate Martinelli. She also has written several standalone novels.
Before accepting the role of Sherlock Holmes in CBS’ new show “Elementary,” Jonny Lee Miller first got the blessing of friend Benedict Cumberbatch. Cumberbatch has been playing the role on the BBC show “Sherlock” since 2010. Miller says he is a fan of Cumberbatch’s work on the British show, but says his portrayal will be […]