Darlene A. Cypser was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but lived in Poughkeepsie, New York, during elementary school and high school
before returning to Norman, Oklahoma for college and law school. In 1987 she moved to Boulder, Colorado where she practiced law
until 1999 when she began producing and selling movies, and running other businesses. In 2017 she earned a Master of Arts degree
from the University of Colorado Denver. Currently, Darlene is practicing law again in the Denver area and teaching History of the
American West at the Community College of Denver.
She has been an avid follower of Sherlock Holmes for over 40 years. She is currently the Chief Surgeon of Dr. Watson's
Neglected Patients, the Colorado scion of the Baker Street Irregulars. She is also a member of the Hudson Valley Sciontists
and The Hounds of the Internet. Her first Sherlock Holmes novel was The Crack in the Lens which is followed by The Consulting
Detective Trilogy. She has also published four Sherlock Holmes short stories as ebooks: "The Adventure of the Apprentice's Coin,"
"The Mystery of the Ghostly Bells," "Sherlock Holmes and the Cup of Artemis," and "Sherlock Holmes and the Dark Prince."
The Baker Street Journal (the official publication of the Baker Street Irregulars) published two articles that she wrote
about Arthur Conan Doyles' stories in the 1980s, and published her piece called "Adventures in Copyright" in 2014.