Works by Arthur Conan Doyle Featuring Sherlock Holmes

Just how many Sherlock Holmes novels and short stories are there?  Here’s a list that includes the date they were published.

A Study in Scarlet

This was published in 1887 in Beeton’s Christmas Annual.

Cover of Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887

Cover of Beeton’s Christmas Annual in 1887

The Sign of The Four

This was published in 1890 in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine.

Lippincott's Monthly Magazine featuring The Sign of the Four.

Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine featuring The Sign of the Four.

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

This short story collection was published from 1891 through 1892 in The Strand.

  •    A Scandal in Bohemia
  •    The Red-headed League
  •    A Case of Identity
  •    The Boscombe Valley Mystery
  •    The Five Orange Pips
  •    The Man with the Twisted Lip
  •    The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
  •    The Adventure of the Speckled Band
  •    The Adventure of the Engineer’s Thumb
  •    The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor
  •    The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet
  •    The Adventure of the Copper Beeches

Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

This collection of short stories was published from 1892 through 1893 in The Strand.

  • Silver Blaze
  • The Yellow Face
  • The Stock-broker’s Clerk
  • The “Gloria Scott”
  • The Musgrave Ritual
  • The Reigate Squire (known in the US as “The Reigate Puzzle” and in the UK as “The Reigate Squires”)
  • The Crooked Man
  • The Resident Patient
  • The Greek Interpreter
  • The Naval Treaty
  • The Final Problem

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

This collection of short stories was originally published in 1903 through 1904 in The Strand.

  • The Adventure of the Empty House
  • The Adventure of the Norwood Builder
  • The Adventure of the Dancing Men
  • The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist
  • The Adventure of the Priory School
  • The Adventure of Black Peter
  • The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton
  • The Adventure of the Six Napoleons
  • The Adventure of the Three Students
  • The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez
  • The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter
  • The Adventure of the Abbey Grange
  • The Adventure of the Second Stain

The Hound of the Baskervilles

This novel was originally published in a serialized format in 1901 through 1902 in The Strand.

Cover of the 1st edition of the novel - 1902

Cover of the 1st edition of the novel – 1902

The Valley of Fear

This novel was originally published in a serialized format in 1914 through 1915 in The Strand.

1915 Dust-jacket for The Valley of Fear

1915 Cover for The Valley of Fear

His Last Bow

The stories in this collection were originally published between 1908 and 1917.

  • The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
  • The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
  • The Adventure of the Red Circle
  • The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans
  • The Adventure of the Dying Detective
  • The Disappearance of Lady Francis Carfax
  • The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot
  • His Last Bow

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

The stories in this collection were originally published between 1921 and 1927.

  • The Adventure of the Illustrious Client
  • The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier
  • The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone
  • The Adventure of the Three Gables
  • The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire
  • The Adventure of the Three Garridebs
  • The Problem of Thor Bridge
  • The Adventure of the Creeping Man
  • The Adventure of the Lion’s Mane
  • The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger
  • The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place
  • The Adventure of the Retired Colourman