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Sherlock Holmes Books In Order (Full List)

Sherlock Holmes is a series of 9 books by Arthur Conan Doyle. The first book published in the series is Study In Scarlet in 1887. Here is a complete list of Sherlock Holmes books in order.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. Study In Scarlet (1887)

"What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done."

In "A Study in Scarlet," join the brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes and his loyal companion Dr. John Watson as they delve into a mysterious murder that leads them on a thrilling journey into the dark underbelly of Victorian London.

  • 📇 123 Pages
  • 📝 30,750 - 36,900 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 4 Hours Reading Time

2. The Sign Of Four (1890)

"How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?"

"The Sign of Four" by Arthur Conan Doyle is a gripping detective novel that follows Sherlock Holmes as he untangles a complex web of murder, treasure, and revenge. With genius deductions and thrilling twists, this classic mystery will keep readers captivated until the very end.

  • 📇 129 Pages
  • 📝 32,250 - 38,700 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 4 Hours Reading Time

3. The Memoirs Of Sherlock Holmes (1893)

"It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important."

Step into the brilliant mind of Sherlock Holmes as he recounts his most captivating adventures in "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes." Arthur Conan Doyle's masterfully crafted collection of short stories will leave you mesmerized and craving for more.

  • 📇 378 Pages
  • 📝 94,500 - 113,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

4. The Hound Of The Baskervilles (1901)

"The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes."

In Arthur Conan Doyle's chilling masterpiece, "The Hound of the Baskervilles," Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson embark on an eerie investigation into the curse haunting the Baskerville family and the terrifying supernatural creature that lurks on the moors of Devonshire.

  • 📇 206 Pages
  • 📝 51,500 - 61,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 7 Hours Reading Time

5. The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

"Never trust to general impressions, my boy, but concentrate yourself upon details."

In Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless classic, "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," join the brilliant detective as he unravels baffling mysteries using logic and keen observation. Engage in thrilling and mind-bending investigations alongside the iconic Sherlock Holmes and his loyal companion, Dr. John Watson.

  • 📇 378 Pages
  • 📝 94,500 - 113,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

6. The Return Of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

"Work is the best antidote to sorrow, my dear Watson."

In "The Return of Sherlock Holmes," the legendary detective once again astonishes readers with his unrivaled intellect and keen observation skills, as he returns to solve twelve perplexing new cases after his presumed demise at the Reichenbach Falls.

  • 📇 455 Pages
  • 📝 113,750 - 136,500 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 15 Hours Reading Time

7. The Valley Of Fear (1915)

"Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius."

"The Valley of Fear" by Arthur Conan Doyle is a gripping crime novel featuring Sherlock Holmes as he uncovers a mysterious murder linked to an infamous secret society, plunging readers into a thrilling tale of suspense, deceit, and the depths of human darkness.

  • 📇 332 Pages
  • 📝 83,000 - 99,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

8. His Last Bow (1917)

"Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last."

In Arthur Conan Doyle's thrilling final installment of the Sherlock Holmes series, "His Last Bow," the famous detective faces his greatest challenge yet, as he unravels a web of espionage and treachery that threatens to plunge Europe into chaos.

  • 📇 242 Pages
  • 📝 60,500 - 72,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 8 Hours Reading Time

9. The Casebook Of Sherlock Holmes (1927)

"Life, it turns out, is infinitely more clever and adaptable than anyone had ever supposed."

In "The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes," Arthur Conan Doyle masterfully presents twelve perplexing mysteries for the brilliant and enigmatic detective to solve. Gripping and ingenious, this collection of short stories showcases the enduring genius of Sherlock Holmes.

  • 📇 282 Pages
  • 📝 70,500 - 84,600 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 9 Hours Reading Time