Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer and medical doctor, born on May 22, 1859, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is best known for creating the iconic detective character Sherlock Holmes, first introduced in the novel 'A Study in Scarlet' in 1887. Doyle's works featuring Holmes and his loyal friend Dr. John Watson have become classics of crime fiction. Doyle also wrote historical novels, romance, science fiction, plays, and poetry. He was knighted in 1902 for his contributions to literature and the field of medicine. Doyle passed away on July 7, 1930, in Crowborough, England.


This list of books are ONLY the books that have been ranked on the lists that are aggregated on this site. This is not a comprehensive list of all books by this author.

  1. 1. The Hound of the Baskervilles

    This classic mystery novel follows a detective and his partner as they investigate a supernatural hound that has been haunting the Baskerville family for generations, supposedly causing the death of the recent family head. As the pair navigate the eerie moors surrounding the Baskerville estate, they unravel a plot of deception and murder, all while trying to protect the new heir from the same grisly fate. The story is a thrilling blend of mystery, suspense, and horror.

  2. 2. The Complete Sherlock Holmes

    This book is a comprehensive collection of all 56 short stories and four novels centered around the brilliant detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his loyal friend, Dr. John Watson. Set in late 19th and early 20th century London, the stories follow Holmes as he uses his exceptional deductive reasoning and astute observation skills to solve a variety of complex and intriguing mysteries. From murder and theft to espionage and the supernatural, no case is too challenging for this iconic detective.

  3. 3. A Study In Scarlet

    "A Study in Scarlet" is a gripping detective novel that introduces the brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes and his loyal companion Dr. John Watson. When a mysterious murder takes place in London, Holmes and Watson are called upon to solve the case. As they delve deeper into the investigation, they uncover a complex web of revenge, love, and betrayal that spans across continents and decades. With Holmes' unparalleled deductive skills and Watson's steadfast support, the duo unravels the truth behind the murder and brings the culprits to justice. This thrilling tale not only showcases Holmes' extraordinary abilities but also explores the unique bond between the detective and his trusted friend.

  4. 4. Return Of Sherlock Holmes : Includes

    This collection marks the exciting comeback of literature's most famous detective after his presumed demise at the Reichenbach Falls. The brilliant sleuth resumes his intellectual duels with criminals in a series of thrilling adventures, showcasing his unparalleled deductive skills and unwavering pursuit of truth. Alongside his loyal friend Dr. John Watson, the detective tackles a series of baffling cases that take them from the foggy streets of London to the English countryside, confronting ingenious criminals, including the return of his formidable arch-nemesis. The stories within this anthology continue to celebrate the enduring legacy of the master detective and his contribution to the mystery genre.

  5. 5. The Sign of Four

    This classic detective novel follows the brilliant investigator and his loyal friend as they tackle a complex case involving a stolen treasure, a secret pact among four convicts and two mismatched allies, a wooden-legged man and a dwarf. The story, set in 19th century London, is a thrilling tale of mystery, murder, and a beautiful woman's desperate plea for help, which leads them on a high-speed chase through the city's murky backstreets and bustling river docks. The duo's deductive skills are tested to the limit in this multi-layered narrative that explores themes of justice, betrayal, and the destructive power of greed.

  6. 6. The Lost World

    "The Lost World" is an adventure novel that follows a group of explorers as they embark on a perilous journey to a remote plateau in South America, where prehistoric creatures still roam. Led by an eccentric professor, the team encounters dangerous dinosaurs, hostile tribes, and treacherous terrain, testing their courage and resilience. As they strive to survive and document their discoveries, the explorers face thrilling encounters and unexpected challenges that push them to their limits. This thrilling tale of exploration and survival is filled with suspense, action, and a sense of wonder as the characters navigate the mysteries of this lost world.