New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2009.
vi, 378 p. ; 24 cm.
"A Herman Graf book."
From the bustling neighborhoods of New York City and Washington, D.C., to sunny yet sinister cities like San Francisco on the West Coast, the world's best-loved British sleuth will face some of the most cunning criminals America has to offer, and meet some of America's most famous figures along the way. A fascinating and extraordinary collection of never-before-published crime and mystery stories by bestselling American writers.
Introduction: "American, as you perceive" / Jon Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower -- Case of Colonel Warburton's madness / Lyndsay Faye -- Ghosts and the machine / Lloyd Rose -- Exerpts from an unpublished memoir found in the basement of the home for retired actors / Steve Hockensmith -- Flowers of Utah / Robert Pohle -- Adventure of the coughing dentist / Loren D. Estleman -- Minister's missing daughter / Victoria Thompson -- Case of Colonel Crockett's violin / Gillian Linscott -- Adventure of the White City / Bill Crider -- Recalled to life / Paula Cohen -- Seven walnuts / Daniel Stashower -- Adventure of the Boston Dromio / Matthew Pearl -- Case of the rival queens / Carolyn Wheat -- Adventure of the missing three quarters / Jon L. Breen -- Song at twilight / Michael Walsh -- Moriarty, Moran, and more: Anti-hibernian sentiment in the Canon / Michael Walsh -- How the creator of Sherlock Holmes brought him to America / Christopher Redmond -- Romance of America / A. Conan Doyle.