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For the Sake of the Game

Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon

by Laurie R. King Editor · Laurie R. King Author

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In a sensational follow-up to Echoes of Sherlock Holmes and In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, a brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doyle canon

For the Sake of the Game is the latest volume in the award-winning series from New York Times bestselling editors Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger, with stories of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, and friends in a variety of eras and forms. King and Klinger have a simple formula: ask some of the world's greatest writers-regardless of genre-to be inspired by the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle.

The results are surprising and joyous. Some tales are pastiches, featuring the recognizable figures of Holmes and Watson; others step away in time or place to describe characters and stories influenced by the Holmes world. Some of the authors spin whimsical tales of fancy; others tell hardcore thrillers or puzzling mysteries. One beloved author writes a song; two others craft a melancholy tale of insectoid analysis.

This is not a volume for listeners who crave a steady diet of stories about Holmes and Watson on Baker Street. Rather, it is for the generations of people who were themselves inspired by the classic tales, and who are prepared to let their imaginations roam freely.

Features stories by Peter S. Beagle, Rhys Bowen, Reed Farrel Coleman, Jamie Freveletti, Alan Gordon, Gregg Hurwitz, Toni L. P. Kelner, William Kotzwinkle and Joe Servello, Harley Jane Kozak, D. P. Lyle, Weston Ochse, Zoe Sharp, Duane Swierczynski, and F. Paul Wilson

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2018

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 262.6 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 262.6 MB

Rhys Bowen (Contributor)

Reed Farrel Coleman is a New York Times bestselling author whose works have won Macavity,...

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Laurie R. King (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, Macavity, and Lam...

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Laurie R. King (Editor)

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, Macavity, and Lam...

More about Laurie R. King

Peter S. Beagle (Contributor)

Peter S. Beagle has won the Hugo, Nebula, Mythopoeic, and Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire awards. He is also the recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement and the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Honor. His novel The Last Unicorn ...

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Harley Jane Kozak (Contributor)

Harley Jane Kozak is an actress whose screen credits include Parenthood, When Harry Met Sally, The Favor, and Arachnophobia. She lives with her family in Southern California.

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Alan Gordon (Contributor)

Rhys Bowen is a USA Today bestselling author who has been nominated for every major award in mystery writing, including the Edgar(R) Award, and has won many, including both the Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards. She is also the author of the Mo...

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Leslie S. Klinger (Author)

Leslie S. Klinger is one of the world's foremost authorities on Sherlock Holmes. He is the editor of the three-volume set The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes. The first two volumes, The Complete Short Stories, won the Edgar for Best Critical/Biograp...

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Leslie S. Klinger (Editor)

Leslie S. Klinger is one of the world's foremost authorities on Sherlock Holmes. He is the editor of the three-volume set The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes. The first two volumes, The Complete Short Stories, won the Edgar for Best Critical/Biograp...

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F. Paul Wilson (Contributor)

F. Paul Wilson is the New York Times bestselling author of horror, adventure, medical thrillers, science fiction, and virtually everything in between. He is perhaps best known for the Repairman Jack series, which includes Ground Zero, The Tomb, an...

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Creators

Contributor :
Rhys Bowen
Narrator :
Andrew Eiden
Narrator :
Simon Vance
Author :
Laurie R. King
Editor :
Laurie R. King
Narrator :
Keith Szarabajka
Contributor :
Gregg Hurwitz
Contributor :
Reed Farrel Coleman
Contributor :
Zoe Sharp
Contributor :
D. P. Lyle
Contributor :
Peter S. Beagle
Narrator :
Marisa Calin
Contributor :
Weston Ochse
Contributor :
Toni L. P. Kelner
Narrator :
Derek Perkins
Narrator :
Justine Eyre
Narrator :
Scott Brick
Narrator :
Grover Gardner
Contributor :
Harley Jane Kozak
Narrator :
Emily Sutton-Smith
Narrator :
Various Narrators
Narrator :
James Patrick Cronin
Contributor :
Duane Swierczynski
Contributor :
Jamie Freveletti
Contributor :
William Kotzwinkle
Contributor :
Alan Gordon
Narrator :
James Langton
Author :
Leslie S. Klinger
Editor :
Leslie S. Klinger
Contributor :
F. Paul Wilson
Narrator :
Ralph Lister
Narrator :
Julie McKay
Narrator :
Suzanne Elise Freeman
Contributor :
Joe Servello
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