Nicholas Meyer Watson recounts Holmes investigation into a series of strange murders in London’s theater district at the end of the 19th century. Loren D. Esteem Holmes and Watson save England from a plague of blood suckers.
Jam yang Nor bu The world thought Holmes nemesis Professor Priority, killed the great detective. When Holmes reappears two years later, he recounts to Watson his travels to India and Tibet, confronting what might be his greatest challenge.
Nick Dennison Holmes had a vast network of criminals and underground lowlifes who kept him apprised of what was going on in the London that most folks never saw. Mike Ashley, Editor, Michael Moor cock A huge collection of Sherlock Holmes stories written by various writers.
This psychologist and journalist, using 21st century neuroscience and psychology, studies Holmes’s unique methods of mindfulness, astute observation, and logical deduction. Lindsay Faye Another account about Sherlock battling wits with the mysterious Jack the Ripper.
Larry Millett This is the third in a series in which Holmes comes to America to solve seemingly impenetrable mysteries. Small, balding, with a waxed mustache, he is a perfectionist who reminds everyone of the importance of “little gray cells.” He is also, in his words, “the greatest mind in Europe.” He loves elegance, beauty, and precision, and stars in 33 novels and 54 short stories as well as dozens of film and TV series adaptations.
Agatha Christie Jane Marple is an elderly spinster who lives in a small village and acts as a consulting detective. Miss Marple solves difficult crimes with shrewd intelligence and knowledge of the dark side of human nature.
He has been portrayed by French, British, Irish, Austrian, German, Italian, Dutch, Japanese and Russian actors. Rex Stout The corpulent expert on African violets rarely leaves his New York City brownstone apartment, instead sending his young, athletic partner Archie Goodwin to work the streets.
Wolfe, the original armchair detective, finds criminals with Comedian mental prowess and acuity. John D. MacDonald Operating from his custom-made 52-foot houseboat, The Busted Flush, the Florida-based detective was huge in the 70s and 80s and deserves a comeback.
MacDonald was decades ahead of his time in opposing developers and his warnings about the effects of ecological destruction are coming true. G.K. Chesterton Father Brown, a short, frumpy priest, is the complete opposite of the tall, lean Holmes.
The Father Brown stories have been made into movies in both Europe and the U.S. and a BBC television series. He’s a bit of a rebel monk who frequently clashes with the religious establishment as he solves mysteries.
Erie Stanley Gardner Perry Mason was probably the most successful fictional lawyers of all time. He is the subject of 82 novels and became one of TV’s longest running series of its kind, starring Raymond Burr.
Ross MacDonald Lew Archer is the prototype for the LA detective in this series that combines the whodunit with the psychological thriller. His protagonist, Philip Marlowe, along with Hammett’s Sam Spade, is considered by many to be the prototype of the 20th century “private detective.
Robert B. Parker Set in the author’s city of Boston, the novels are well-written, fast-moving, intelligent and witty. Stone is a troubled former LAPD detective, who starts a new career as a police chief in a small New England town.
Estelle Ryan Dr Genevieve Lenard is an insurance investigator and internationally renowned expert in nonverbal communication. Kathy Reich's “Temp” Brennan is a forensic anthropologist who investigates human remains at crime scenes where the flesh is too degraded for a coroner to obtain evidence.
To learn the tricks and demands of the career, the author spent much time shadowing bond enforcement agents. Carey Baldwin When a beautiful prostitute is dumped onto the Walk of Fame, FBI profiler Atticus Spenser and forensic psychiatrist Dr. Caitlin Cassidy are called in to solve one of their most baffling cases yet.
Baldwin is a practicing physician with doctoral degrees in both medicine and psychology, a great combination when it comes to fiction. Throughout the series he’s trying to solve the difficult cases while attempting to mend his relationship with his family and stay alive.
The series is in the subgenre of anthropological detective fiction, in which the culture of its characters plays a major role in the story. LAPD Detective Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch is named after the Dutch artist of fantastic religious/apocalyptic/erotic images.
A Vietnam veteran who served as a “tunnel rat,” Bosch is haunted, broken, moody and brilliant. He is brought to life in the Amazon TV series, “Bosch,” starring Titus Deliver.
Lilian Jackson Braun After a terrible marriage and near fatal descent into alcoholism, James Willers inherent a huge fortune and with the help of his two Siamese cats, investigates things that aren’t his business. Stephen J. Connell Shane is a street-smart LAPD detective who doesn’t always let the rules dictate his desire to catch the criminals.
He’s an orphan who had a rough childhood but gradually gets his life together with his wife Alexa and his relationship with his teenage son from an affair long ago. He’s assisted in his cases by Melrose Plant, a British aristocrat who has given up his titles, and his sergeant, Alfred Wiggins, a hypochondriac.
An art restorer, he begins his new career when he is recruited as an assassin to eliminate the 12 members of the Black September Movement. Lawrence Block A recovering alcoholic ex-cop now working as an unlicensed private investigator, Matt Shudder is one of the most fully realized characters in modern detective fiction.