The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories keeps breaking records - the most new stories, the most participating authors, etc - but its the quality of the reviews that is the most rewarding. Just in the thirteen great review from Publishers Weekly - here are links to them all (ten are starred reviews):
"The 16 pastiches in Marcum’s splendid 18th Sherlock Holmes anthology prove that creative authors can recapture the essence of Conan Doyle’s characters with an impossible crime or seemingly supernatural angle without relying on vampires or werewolves."
"This is yet another impressive array of new but traditional Holmes stories."
"The 16 stories in Marcum’s excellent 16th pastiche anthology pit Sherlock Holmes against ghosts, werewolves, and various other monsters, offering clever, rational solutions to seemingly paranormal mysteries".
"This series shows no sign of flagging, welcome news for the many eager for more Holmes."
“More than 300 pastiches later, this MX series shows no sign of running out of steam”
“Amazingly, Marcum has found 22 superb pastiches, almost all from unknown authors. This is more catnip for fans of stories faithful to Conan Doyle’s originals.
“Marcum continues to amaze with the number of high-quality pastiches that he has selected”
“This is an essential volume for Sherlock Holmes fans”
"Marcum continues to find new Sherlock Holmes adventures of consistently high quality”
“Sherlockians will rejoice that more volumes are on the way”
“The imagination of the contributors in coming up with variations on the volume’s theme is matched by their ingenious resolutions”
“Sherlockians eager for faithful-to-the-canon plots and characters will be delighted”
“This is a must-have for all Sherlockians”