Baker Street Irregulars: Thirteen Authors with New Takes on Sherlock Holmes


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About the Author

Keith R.A. DeCandido has also taken inspiration from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's work in Holmes-and-Watson short stories for Christopher D. Abbott's Sherlock Holmes: Cases by Candlelight series, and in his modern reinterpretations starring Shirley Holmes and Jack Watson in contemporary New York in the anthologies Baker Street Irregulars, Baker Street Irregulars: The Game is Afoot, Multiverse of Mystery, and Eliminate the Impossible. In his three decades as a fiction writer he has penned more than 60 novels, more than 100 short stories, and more than 50 comic books. His work ranges from media tie-in tales in more than 30 different licensed universes from Alien to Zorro to fiction in his self-created milieus, such as the long-running "Precinct" series of epic fantasy police procedurals for eSpec Books. Recent and upcoming work includes the upcoming debut of his new fantasy series Supernatural Crimes Unit, the novels Phoenix Precinct and Feat of Clay (the most recent books in two other fantasy series), the Resident Evil graphic novel Infinite Darkness: The Beginning, the short-story collection Ragnarok and a Hard Place: More Tales of Cassie Zukav, Weirdness Magnet, the comic book adaptation of his serial killer novel Animal (in collaboration with co-author Dr. Munish K. Batra and artist J.K. Woodward), and short fiction in multiple issues of Star Trek Explorer, in the anthology series Phenomenons and Thrilling Adventure Yarns, and in the anthologies Weird Tales: 100 Years of Weird, Joe Ledger: Unbreakable, and The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny, as well as in two anthologies he also co-edited, Double Trouble: An Anthology of Two-Fisted Team-Ups (with Jonathan Maberry) and The Four of the Apocalypse (with Wrenn Simms).Keith is also a prolific popular-culture prognosticator, with his reviews and think-pieces appearing regularly on the award-winning web site Reactor Magazine (formerly, as well as in various and sundry essay collections and magazines.In addition to all that, Keith is a martial artist (a fourth-degree black belt in karate), a musician (currently percussionist for the parody band Boogie Knights), and an editor of more than thirty-five years' standing (though he usually does it sitting down). Find out less at his hilariously primitive web site at
Jody Lynn Nye lists her main career activity as 'spoiling cats.' When not engaged upon this worthy occupation, she writes fantasy and science fiction books and short stories. Since 1987 she has published over 45 books and more than 150 short stories. Among the novels Jody has written are her epic fantasy series, The Dreamland, beginning with Waking In Dreamland, five contemporary humorous fantasies, Mythology 101, Mythology Abroad, Higher Mythology (the three collected by Meisha Merlin Publishing as Applied Mythology), Advanced Mythology, The Magic Touch, and three medical science fiction novels, Taylor's Ark, Medicine Show and The Lady and the Tiger. Strong Arm Tactics, a humorous military science fiction novel, the first of The Wolfe Pack series. Jody also wrote The Dragonlover's Guide to Pern, a non-fiction-style guide to the world of internationally best-selling author Anne McCaffrey's popular world. She also collaborated with Anne McCaffrey on four science fiction novels, The Death of Sleep, Crisis On Doona (New York Times and USA Today bestseller), Treaty At Doona and The Ship Who Won, and wrote a solo sequel to The Ship Who Won entitled The Ship Errant. Jody co-authored the Visual Guide to Xanth with best-selling fantasy author Piers Anthony. She has edited two anthologies, humorous stories about mothers in science fiction, fantasy, myth and legend, entitled Don't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear!, and Launch Pad, an anthology of science fiction stories co-edited with Mike Brotherton. She wrote eight books with the late Robert Lynn Asprin, License Invoked, a contemporary fantasy set in New Orleans, and seven set in Asprin's Myth Adventures universe: Myth-Told Tales (anthology), Myth Alliances, Myth-Taken Identity, Class Dis-Mythed, Myth-Gotten Gains, Myth Chief, and Myth-Fortunes. Since Asprin's passing, she has published Myth-Quoted, Dragons Deal and Dragons Run (Ace Books), third and fourth in Asprin's Dragons series. Her newest series is the Lord Thomas Kinago books, beginning with View From the Imperium (Baen Books), a humorous military SF novel. Her newest books are Rhythm of the Imperium, third in the Lord Thomas Kinago series; an e-collection of cat stories, Cats Triumphant! (Event Horizon), Wishing on a Star, part of the Stellar Guild series, with Angelina Adams, (Arc Manor Press) and a collection of holiday stories, A Circle of Celebrations (WordFire Press), and her novella in the second in the Clan of the Claw series, Tooth and Claw. Jody lives in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, with her husband Bill Fawcett, a writer, game designer, military historian and book packager, and a black cat, Jeremy. Check out her websites at and She is on Facebook as Jody Lynn Nye and Twitter @JodyLynnNye.
Hildy Silverman writes in multiple genres, including science fiction, fantasy, horror and blends thereof. In 2020, she joined the Crazy 8 Press authors collective (https: //, which publishes novels and anthologies by its membership. In 2013, her short story, The Six Million Dollar Mermaid, which appeared in the anthology Mermaids 13: Tales from the Sea (French, ed.), was a finalist for the WSFA Small Press Award. In 2005, she became the publisher and editor-in-chief of Space and Time Magazine (, one of the oldest small press genre magazines still in production, and ran it until 2018. She is a past president of the Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers and a frequent panelist on the science fiction convention circuit. For more information about Hildy, including a complete list of her published work, please visit
David Gerrold is the author of more than fifty books and hundreds of short stories, essays, articles, and columns. He has written scripts for over a dozen hit television series, including Star Trek, Twilight Zone, Star Trek Animated, Sliders, Babylon 5, Land Of The Lost, and Tales From The Dark Side. His most famous script is The Trouble With Tribbles episode of the original Star Trek series. His most popular novels are When HARLIE Was One, The Man Who Folded Himself, The Voyage Of The Star Wolf, Jumping Off The Planet, and The War Against The Chtorr series. In 1995, David Gerrold won the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards for The Martian Child, the autobiographical tale of his son's adoption. That story was also the basis for the 2007 movie Martian Child, starring John Cusack and Amanda Peet. For more books and stories by David Gerrold, please visit http: //

In 2012, Heidi McLaughlin turned her passion for reading into a full-fledged literary career. She is now the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of the Beaumont Series, the Boys of Summer, and the Archer Brothers. She has written more than twenty novels, including her acclaimed first novel, Forever My Girl, which was adapted into a film starring Alex Roe and Jessica Rothe that opened in theaters in 2018.

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Gail Z. Martin is the author of the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga, the Chronicles of the Necromancer series, and the Fallen Kings Cycle. She discovered her passion for science fiction and fantasy in elementary school. The first story she wrote, at age five, was about a vampire. Her favorite TV show as a preschooler was Dark Shadows. At age fourteen she decided to become a writer. She enjoys attending sf-fantasy conventions, Renaissance fairs, and living history sites.
Prof. Dr. Martin Rose lehrt Altes Testament, Biblische Hermeneutik und Hebraisch an der Universitat Neuchatel.
Michael A. Ventrella is an attorney living in the Pocono Mountains.

Jonathan Maberry is a New York Times bestselling and five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author, anthology editor, comic book writer, executive producer, and writing teacher. He is the creator of V Wars (Netflix) and Rot & Ruin (Alcon Entertainment). His books have been sold to more than two dozen countries. To learn more about Jonathan, visit him online at jonathanmaberry.