Quintette of Questions: K. Caine

Today I ask five questions of Holmesian romance writer, K. Caine: K. Caine 1. What’s the name of your latest book – and how did you choose the title? The title is A Study in Velvet and Leather– and surprisingly, this is one of the titles that I agonised over the least! The perfect title, for me, is evocative and visual, […]

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Review: A Study in Velvet and Leather by K. Caine

The second volume in Improbable Press’s 221b Series (the first was my own A Dream to Build A Kiss On) is the splended A Study in Velvet and Leather, due for release on 1 December 2018. An advance review copy was coaxed into my greedy little fingers, though, and promptly gobbled up. K. Caine may have written a female Sherlock […]

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Now out: Sherlock Holmes: Beyond the Canon Volume 1

Now that the Kickstarter has been successfully completed, Belanger Books’ 3-volume Sherlock Holmes: Adventures Beyond the Canon – an anthology of sequels to canon Holmes stories– is now available. In the first volume is my contribution, “A Gentleman’s Disgagreement” – a sequel to “The Blue Carbuncle”. Buy Sherlock Holmes: Adventures Beyond the Canon volume 1 Sherlock Holmes: Adventures Beyond the […]

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Kickstarter – Sherlock Holmes: Adventures Beyond the Canon

I mentioned a few posts ago that a new Kickstarter was about to launch to fund an anthology of sequels to original Arthur Conan Doyle stories from the Sherlock Holmes canon. The  Sherlock Holmes: Adventures Beyond the Canon Kickstarter campaign was launched on 1 August 2018, and it’s already been fully funded. But that’s no reason to light a pipe, […]

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Sherlock Holmes news: an audiobook and a Kickstarter

I have two excellent bits of news about some of my Sherlock Holmes short fiction! An audiobook of a recent anthology is now out and a different anthology is launching through Kickstarter in August! Audiobook A while ago, the anthology Baker Street Irregulars: The Game is Afoot was published, featuring stories about Holmes and Watson in alternative universe settings. My […]

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Review: My Dearest Holmes by Rohase Piercy

In 1988,  author Rohase Piercy did something remarkable and controversial. She published a book in which Dr John Watson was in love with Sherlock Holmes. (Whether Holmes reciprocates is the grand question of much of the rest of the book.) Boy, did some people find that idea challenging. The Daily Mail seemed to think it would cause the fall of […]

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Upcoming rewards for my Patreon supporters!

My first six months on Patreon have gone really well, and I’d like to thank everyone who has supported me there to write fiction! The second of the Duo Ex Machina novellas, Sacrifice, will wind up its chapter-by-chapter posting soon, and will then be prepped to go to all my supporters there as an ebook! I’ve also reached my first […]

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New Release: A Dream to Build a Kiss On

A Dream to Build A Kiss On is my new contemporary-era Holmes♥Watson romance/adventure from Improbable Press! The book contains 100 connected stories of only 221 words, the last word of each beginning with the letter B! The stories are illustrated by Caroline Jennings, representing the sketches of John Watson, army doctor, war veteran, artist. A Dream to Build A Kiss […]

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Cover Reveal: Scar Tissue and Other Stories

At the beginning of May, my Patreon reached its first goal of $100 a month! That means that, as soon as I’ve finished writing the last few stories, getting them edited and getting it all formatted, all my supporters will be getting a free short story collection from me! (The rest of the world will be able to buy it […]

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Release day – Baker Street Irregulars: The Game Is Afoot

It’s finally here! The official release day of Baker Street Irregulars: The Game Is Afoot, the second volume of alternative universe stories reworking Sherlock Holmes and John Watson as everything from computer programs to mythical characters. Some stories are fantasy, some historical, some SF, some contemporary. One or other (or both) may be alien, artificial, genderswapped or anthropomorphised. The stories […]

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