There are a number of books out there on the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. More are military histories, some are cautionary essays and yet others deal with the process behind the making of the nuclear bombs. Chris Wallace has tried to blend all these approaches together in Countdown 1945.
Arthur Conan Doyle created perhaps the most famous detective in literary history when he introduced the world to Sherlock Holmes in A Study in Scarlet. But it has been a while since Doyle passed away (1930), so the mantle of carrying the Holmes legacy forward has fallen – sometimes officially and sometimes not – to other writers.