Leslie S. Klinger is considered to be one of the world’s foremost authorities on Sherlock Holmes, Dracula, H. P. Lovecraft, Frankenstein, and the history of mystery and horror fiction. He is the editor of many books, including the three-volume set, The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes. The first two volumes, The Complete Short Stories, won an Edgar Award for “Best Critical/ Biographical” work. He also edited two anthologies of classic 19th-century mysteries, In the Shadow of Sherlock Holmes and In the Shadow of Agatha Christie. Klinger is a member of the Baker Street Irregulars and lives in Malibu, California.