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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Dover Publications (February 07, 2012)

Back by popular demand, the world's most famous detective returns from a seemingly fatal encounter with his nemesis, Professor Moriarty. Thirteen stories include "The Empty House," "The Dancing Men," and "The...

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Dover Publications (April 13, 2012)

Eleven of the best and most popular tales of the immortal sleuth include "Silver Blaze," "The Greek Interpreter," and "The Final Problem," the detective's notorious confrontation with Moriarty at the Reichenbach...

Uncle Abner, Master of Mysteries

by Melville Davisson Post Dover Publications (October 23, 2017)

This famous collection, reprinted in its entirety, chronicles the exploits of Uncle Abner, a powerful mind and moral figure in the wilderness and frontier territories of the Appalachians. Set in the 1840s and...

I Believe in Sherlock Holmes

by Douglas G. Greene Dover Publications (March 22, 2016)

When Arthur Conan Doyle killed off his fictional sleuth in the 1893 story "The Final Problem," distraught readers resorted to producing their own versions of Sherlock Holmes's adventures―thus inventing the...

The Best Martin Hewitt Detective Stories

by Arthur Morrison & E. F. Bleiler Dover Publications (September 20, 2017)

During the 1890s, the heyday of Sherlock Holmes, Martin Hewitt ranked among England's most popular fictional detectives. A favorite of readers of The Strand and other magazines, Hewitt returns in this collection...

Old Land, Dark Land, Strange Land

by John F. Suter & Sharyn Mccrumb Dover Publications (September 20, 2017)

"John F. Suter has few peers in the construction of highly imaginative short fiction." — Bill Pronzini

"A writer's writer." — Sharyn McCrumb

The characters in these mysteries might look like ordinary small-town...

The Best Dr. Thorndyke Detective Stories

by R. Austin Freeman & E. F. Bleiler Dover Publications (April 28, 2017)

"Austin Freeman is a wonderful performer," declared Raymond Chandler of the writer who created Dr. Thorndyke. Known as the father of the scientific detective story, Freeman was a physician who tested his fictional...

The Best Max Carrados Detective Stories

by Ernest Bramah & E. F. Bleiler Dover Publications (April 28, 2017)

Sightless detective Max Carrados solved his first cases in Edwardian London, in the early days of the 20th century when the city was the beating heart of the vast British Empire. This collection contains the...