Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Crafting the Detective: My History of ‘Sherlock’ Projects

Crafting the Detective: My History of ‘Sherlock’ Projects

Get over ‘Sherlock’ withdrawal with some geeky DIYs celebrating the BBC’s Baker Street Boys. Read More

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Sherlock Meets Lovecraft in ‘A Study in Emerald’ (Second Edition)

Sherlock Meets Lovecraft in ‘A Study in Emerald’ (Second Edition)

It is 1882, and the world is at war: a growing band of rebels, calling themselves the Restorationists, wants to free humanity from the centuries-long rule of the Old Ones. Inspired by Neil Gaiman’s short story of the same title, ‘A Study in Emerald’ is a fascinating tabletop game that puts Sherlock Holmes into the world of H.P. Lovecraft. Read More

Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews and News Q4 (Part 2) 2015

Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews and News Q4 (Part 2) 2015

With just over a month until the premiere of the BBC’s ‘Sherlock Christmas Special,’ I’m sure that fans of the show are getting anxious to see how Cumberbatch and Freeman handle being tossed back to Doyle’s original setting for the pair. If you’ve not yet seen the trailer, I’m including it below so you can see what all the fuss is about. I’ve also got some news about the new season of ‘Elementary’ that’s just kicked off on CBS, and a few books below that Holmes fans might be interested in checking out. Read More

Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews and News Q4 2015

Sherlock Holmes Book Reviews and News Q4 2015

It’s a good time to be a Sherlock Holmes fan. There’s less than a month before the Season 4 premiere of ‘Elementary’ (CBS), and December is nearing so fans of the BBC show ‘Sherlock’ will get the much anticipated Christmas special that drops Cumberbatch and Freeman into their same roles but jumps back from its modern day setting to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Victorian-era setting. Read More

‘Sherlock Chronicles’ Delivers the Details on the BBC Hit Show

‘Sherlock Chronicles’ Delivers the Details on the BBC Hit Show

This will be an easy decision to continue reading or not–if you’re a fan of the BBC show ‘Sherlock,’ then do keep reading. If you’re not a fan (of the show or Sherlock Holmes in general), then this book will be of little interest to you. And finally, if you’re not sure because you haven’t watched the show (or have only watched a few of the nine 1.5-hour episodes spread over three seasons), this book AND review are full of spoilers. Read More

A Sherlock Holmes Book Review — X2!

A Sherlock Holmes Book Review — X2!

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes continues to grow and grow thanks to not only the two hit TV shows (BBC’s Sherlock and CBS’s Elementary) but also the recent court ruling that supported putting much of the mythos in the public domain and that will allow many more stories to be told. Expect to be seeing much more of the World’s Most Famous Detective in the years to come, and if you’re looking for some new reading material, I’ve got you covered. Below you’ll find information on two new books that have just become available and will entertain fans. Read More

Happy Birthday, Sherlock! (But We Get the Gifts…)

Happy Birthday, Sherlock! (But We Get the Gifts…)

Sherlock’s “official” birthday is observed every January 6, so on this momentous day (Happy 160th, Sherlock!) here are some new Sherlock-related gifts for fellow fans that may or may not have been missed, in no particular order. Well, not completely true… the first episode of BBC One’s Sherlock is fresh on my mind from two same-day viewings, so here goes… Read More

Sherlock Holmes Upgraded — The Steampunk Holmes Enhanced Book

Sherlock Holmes Upgraded — The Steampunk Holmes Enhanced Book

I first read Steampunk Holmes in its printed version, and I must admit that I loved the cover and interior artwork. But Noble Beast has me now rethinking my position on ebooks with its new release of the Enhanced Book containing an interactive version of the story (as well as a narrated version, if you prefer that method of delivery). Read More

Sherlock Holmes Fans (Young and Old), Rejoice! New Books and DVDs!

Sherlock Holmes Fans (Young and Old), Rejoice! New Books and DVDs!

It’s been raining Sherlock Holmes in the Kelly household the past few weeks, but you won’t hear me complaining. With news that filming on the third season of BBC’s Sherlock is wrapping up and a teaser video making the rounds, I’ve been sinking myself into a variety of Holmes-related reading and viewing that I’d like to share with you. Read More