Biography: Best-known for his Sherlock Holmes detective stories, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a man of many talents. A doctor by training, Doyle served as a surgeon in the Boer War and was knighted for his service in 1902. His writings include historical fiction and nonfiction as well as poetry an science fiction, reflecting a growing interest in spiritualism later in life.

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  1. The Firm of Girdlestone
    The Firm of Girdlestone
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 2.4/5 (218 votes cast)

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    When the queen of diamonds has failed businessmen John and Ezra Girldestone, they turn to the queen of hearts for redemption, or at least renumeration. Wooing lovely heiress Kate Horston turns out to be harder than they expected, though, leaving them with one sinister option: murder.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  2. Sir Nigel
    Sir Nigel
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 2.3/5 (195 votes cast)

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    In service to King Edward III, Sir Nigel Loring must prove himself worthy of the hand of his the Lady Mary by performing three deeds in her honor. On his way to the altar, Nigel rescues a woman from dishonor, fights a pirate leader, and battles against the Spanish at sea, among other heroic feats.

    Category: Historical Romance

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  3. The Parasite
    The Parasite

    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Parasite
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 2.3/5 (178 votes cast)

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    Miss Penclosa has a crippled leg and a supernaturally strong mind. Young physiologist Austin Gilroy is drawn by his professor to test her psychic powers, but the medium enchants his fiancee and falls in love with Gilroy herself. Science may not be enough to save Gilroy from her grim charms.

    Category: Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  4. The Sign of the Four
    The Sign of the Four
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 2.7/5 (293 votes cast)

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    Miss Mary Morstan comes to detective Sherlock Holmes for help solving the mystery of the disappearance of her father. Every year since her father vanished, Miss Morstan has received a valuable pearl from an anonymous gift-giver. Who sends the pearls, and why?

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  5. A Study in Scarlet
    A Study in Scarlet
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 3.3/5 (645 votes cast)

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    Sherlock Holmes makes his debut in the mystery of a corpse found in a run-down, abandoned house. He encounters a strange clue, the word RACHE written in blood on the wall near the body. Only the astute mind of Mr. Holmes can make sense of such a cryptic clue.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romantic Suspense

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  6. Beyond the City
    Beyond the City
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 2.6/5 (245 votes cast)

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    The girl next door is much more than ordinary in this surprising domestic romance by Arthur Conan Doyle. A remarkable departure from his famous detective stories, Beyond the City explores the relationships between the residents of three adjoining homes. The cast of characters includes a widowed doctor with two daughters, a retired admiral with a wife and son, and a feminist living with her nephew.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  7. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Rating: 3.4/5 (1208 votes cast)

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    A series of mysteries are solved by detective Sherlock Holmes. A Colonel dies after receiving seeds in the mail, a young bride disappears, a jewel is stolen and a son is accused of this father's murder.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romantic Suspense

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