‘Sherlock’ debuts on PBS on Sunday

Benedict Cumberbatch is the sexiest high-functioning sociopath ever, and Martin Freeman is a Watson to be reckoned with. Instead of telegrams and monographs it’s all texts and blogs, but the best way to get around this 21st-century Holmes’ London is still by cab.

Sally Lockhart Mysteries: The Shadow in the North (review)

It’s a few years after the events of *Ruby in the Smoke,* the first of novelist Philip Pullman’s stories of the spunky Victorian girl detective, and star Billie Piper is even more spectacularly confident in her second outing as the young woman now daring enough to set herself up in the City, London’s financial center, as a consultant…