Author Archives: Natalie Conyer

Sherlock – upside down!

  The Only One in the World is an anthology of stories imagining Sherlock Holmes and his off-sider, John Watson, in different places and times, even as different genders. My story, The Adventure of the Disappearing Village, is set in the world of folk-tale Chelm, in the nineteenth century. It presents Sherlock Holmes as a Jewish savant, […]

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THE ONLY ONE IN THE WORLD: Sherlock Holmes (and Watson) – as you’ve never seen them before

Last year I was invited to submit a story for a new Sherlock Holmes anthology. The brief was to imagine Sherlock in another time, another gender, or another place.  The wait is nearly over – the book is coming out in April. It’s titled The Only One in the World, and here’s its cover.   What if […]

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PRESENT TENSE WINS NED KELLY CRIME FICTION AWARD!

I am thrilled to announce that Present Tense has won the 2020 Ned Kelly award for best debut crime novel. These awards (we call them the Neddies) are given by the Australian Crime Writers Association. Here’s the announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De4c-VYFGKk&feature=youtu.be Along with being shortlisted for the Davitt Awards, that makes for some ritzy stickers on the cover.

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