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SHERLOCK HOLMES

THE AMERICAN YEARS

 

 

 

 

ALSO BY MICHAEL KURLAND

 

SHERLOCK HOLMES ANTHOLOGIES

My Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years

 

THE PROFESSOR MORIARTY NOVELS

The Infernal Device

Death by Gaslight

The Great Game

The Empress of India

 

THE ALEXANDER BRASS NOVELS

Too Soon Dead

The Girls in the High-Heeled Shoes

 

NONFICTION

How to Solve a Murder

Irrefutable Evidence

 

 

SHERLOCK
HOLMES

THE AMERICAN YEARS

 
edited by
 
MICHAEL KURLAND

 

MINOTAUR BOOKS
NEW YORK

 

This is a work of fiction. All of the characters, organizations, and events portrayed in these stories are either products of the authors’ imagination or are used fictitiously.

 

SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE HIDDEN YEARS
. Copyright © 2010 by Michael Kurland. Foreword copyright © 2010 by Leslie S. Klinger. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. For information, address St. Martin’s Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010.

 

“Inga Sigerson Weds” copyright © 2009 by Richard A. Lupoff; “My Silk Umbrella” copyright © 2009 by Darryl Brock; “The Old Senator” copyright © 2009 by Steve Hockensmith; “The American Adventure” copyright © 2009 by Gary Lovisi; “The Sacred White Elephant of Mandalay” copyright © 2009 by Michael Mallory; “The Curse of Edwin Booth” copyright © 2009 by Carole Buggé; “The Case of the Reluctant Assassin” copyright © 2009 by Peter Tremayne; “Cutting for Sign.” Copyright © 2009 by Rhys Bowen; “The English Señor” copyright © 2009 by Marta Randall; “The Stagecoach Detective: A Tale of the Golden West” copyright © 2009 by Linda Robertson.

 

Book design by Jonathan Bennett

 

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

 

Sherlock Holmes : the American years / Michael Kurland, editor.—1st ed.

p. cm.

ISBN 978-0-312-37846-2

1. Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)—Fiction. 2. Private investigators—Fiction. 3. English—United States—Fiction. 4. Detective and mystery stories, English. 5. Detective and mystery stories, American. I. Kurland, Michael.

PR1309.H55S46 2010
823'.087208—dc22

2009039821

 

First Edition: February 2010

 

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To Love with Linda

FOREWORD
by
Leslie S. Klinger

INTRODUCTION
by
Michael Kurland

CONTENTS

 

INGA SIGERSON WEDS
by
Richard A. Lupoff

MY SILK UMBRELLA:
A MARK TWAIN STORY
by
Darryl Brock

THE OLD SENATOR
by
Steve Hockensmith

THE AMERICAN ADVENTURE
by
Gary Lovisi

THE SACRED WHITE ELEPHANT OF MANDALAY
by
Michael Mallory

THE CURSE OF EDWIN BOOTH
by
Carole Buggé

THE CASE OF THE RELUCTANT ASSASSIN
by
Peter Tremayne

CUTTING FOR SIGN
by
Rhys Bowen

THE ENGLISH SEÑOR
by
Marta Randall

THE STAGECOACH DETECTIVE: A TALE OF THE GOLDEN WEST
by
Linda Robertson

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