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Author: Laurie R. King, Leslie S. Klinger Narrator: Gabrielle de Cuir, John Allen Nelson, John Rubinstein, Judy Young, Justine Eyre, Mirron Willis, Stefan Rudnicki, various narrators, Kate Orsini, Kasey Lansdale, Alison Belle Bews Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2020 ISBN: 9781665017558
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The latest entry in Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger’s popular Sherlock Holmes-inspired mystery series

Sherlock Holmes has not only captivated readers for more than a century and a quarter, he has fascinated writers as well. It is little wonder, then, that when the renowned Sherlockians Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger invited their writer-friends and colleagues to be inspired by the Holmes canon, a cornucopia of stories sprang forth, with more than sixty of the greatest modern writers participating in four acclaimed anthologies.

Now, King and Klinger have invited another fifteen masters to become In League with Sherlock Holmes. The contributors to this volume include award-winning authors of horror, thrillers, mysteries, westerns, and science-fiction, all bound together in admiration and affection for the original stories. The resulting stories are funny, haunting, thrilling, and surprising. All are unforgettable.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A fine collection by fifteen noted authors.”

    Booklist

  • “Introducing their fifth ever more wide-ranging collection, the editors indicate the principal originality of this one: the authors are all ‘not previously known to be friends of Holmes.’ This promise is paid off in spades…No fewer than four of these tales are set in California. Will a surfer Holmes be next? Dude!”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “A sharp, affectionate, light-footed collection.”

    New York Times, praise for Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger’s Sherlock Holmes series

  • “Laurie R. King and Leslie Klinger continue to breathe new life into Sherlockian tales.”

    LitHub, praise for Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger’s Sherlock Holmes series

  • “Great fun for anyone who loves crime fiction. The collection is diverting, delightful, and best taken with a cup of hot tea.”

    Hallie Ephron, New York Times bestselling author, praise for Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger’s Sherlock Holmes series

  • “Satisfy your Sherlock cravings with these superb stories.”

    Book Riot, praise for Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger’s Sherlock Holmes series

  • “An eclectic but accomplished group of novelists, primarily mystery and crime writers, take some intriguingly different looks at Holmes’ legacy. The legacy of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s work and his most famous character is on rich display here.”

    Bookreporter, praise for Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger’s Sherlock Holmes series

  • “Every fan will find different reasons to cheer. And they’ll all marvel at the inventive range of this salute to the greatest of all fictional detectives.”

    Kirkus Reviews, praise for Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger’s Sherlock Holmes series

  • “Many of the stories are fascinating in their inventiveness. There’s plenty of mystery, of course, but there are also elements of fantasy and sci-fi.”

    Seattle Book Review, praise for Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger’s Sherlock Holmes series

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About the Author

Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes stories. She has been nominated for a multitude of prizes, and her fiction has won the Edgar, Creasy, Nero, and Macavity awards. She has been guest of honor at several crime conventions, and she was inducted into the Baker Street Irregulars in 2010.

About the Narrators

Gabrielle de Cuir, award-winning narrator, has narrated over three hundred titles and specializes in fantasy, humor, and titles requiring extensive foreign language and accent skills. She was a cowinner of the Audie Award for best narration in 2011 and a three-time finalist for the Audie and has garnered six AudioFile Earphones Awards. Her “velvet touch” as an actor’s director has earned her a special place in the audiobook world as the foremost producer for bestselling authors and celebrities.

John Allen Nelson’s critically acclaimed roles on television’s 24 and Vanished are among the highlights of his twenty-five-plus years as an actor, screenwriter, and film producer. As a narrator, he won an AudioFile Earphones Award for his reading of Zoo Story by Thomas French.

John Rubinstein is an actor, composer, and director who won a Tony Award for his starring role in Broadway’s Children of a Lesser God. He has narrated dozens of audiobooks, earning several AudioFile Earphones Awards and being named a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration in 2013.

Judy Young is a voice talent and audiobook narrator.

Justine Eyre is a classically trained actress who has narrated many audiobooks, earning the prestigious Audie Award for best narration and numerous Earphones Awards. She is multilingual and known for her great facility with accents. She has appeared on stage, with leading roles in King Lear and The Crucible, and has had starring roles in four films on the indie circuit. Her television credits include Two and a Half Men and Mad Men.

Mirron Willis—actor of film, stage, and television—is the winner of the prestigious Audie Award for best narration in 2012 and a finalist for the Audie in 2015, as well as the winner of four AudioFile Earphones Awards for his audiobook recordings. He has worked extensively in film and television and on stage with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Houston Shakespeare Festival, and the Ensemble Theatre, among others. He has recorded some 150 audiobooks, including the Smokey Dalton series by Kris Nelscott and My Song by Harry Belafonte. He resides and records audiobooks on his family’s historic ranch in East Texas.

Stefan Rudnicki first became involved with audiobooks in 1994. Now a Grammy-winning audiobook producer, he has worked on more than three thousand audiobooks as a narrator, writer, producer, or director. He has narrated more than three hundred audiobooks. A recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, he was presented the coveted Audie Award for solo narration in 2005, 2007, and 2014, and was named one of AudioFile’s Golden Voices in 2012.

Michael Curran-Dorsano is a voice talent and AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator.

Kate Orsini is a native of Talladega, Alabama. She earned a double major in Theatre and French Literature from Vassar College. She’s performed on stage, in film, and on TV. She currently recurs on NCIS: LA, and stars in the Zoom episodic, “The Corona Dialogues,” produced by Bonnie Hunt, for which she won Best Actress at the London Independent Film Festival.

Kasey Lansdale, first published at the tender age of eight by Random House, is the author of several short stories and novellas, as well as the editor of assorted anthology collections, including Subterranean Press’ Impossible Monsters. She is best known as a singer/songwriter. Most recently, you can hear Lansdale as the narrator of various works, including George R. R. Martin’s Aces Abroad, and George A. Romero’s final installment, Nights of the Living Dead.