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In 1924, San Francisco is booming. The great fire and earthquake of 1906 cleared the ground for a modern city, but the closer she comes to the place she used to call home, the more troubling Mary Russell's dreams become. As Russell and her husband, the great detective Sherlock Holmes, attempt to settle their affairs in the City by the Bay, Mary's past isn't the only thing that catches up with them...
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It's 1914, and a bold, young American called Mary Russell is about to experience a rather dynamic change of life. Deep in the rural English countryside, she meets a retired beekeeper by the name of Sherlock Holmes. Although many years have passed since he astonished Watson by solving Scotland Yard's most baffling crimes, The Great Detective is... Read more »
While visiting London, Mary Russell comes across a friend from Oxford. The young woman introduces Mary to Margery Childe, charismatic leader of a religious sect involved in the suffrage movement. When several members of the sect’s female volunteers are murdered, Mary starts to investigate, but events spiral out of control, and Mary's search... Read more »
Mary Russell, assistant and protegee of the great Sherlock Holmes finds herself and her partner once more mired in mystery. When Mary is given a scrap of papyrus by an old archeologist friend, she has no inkling of what it contains. Written in Greek, it could be a letter from a previously unknown apostle - who just happens to be female. However,... Read more »
When Laurie R King brought Sherlock Holmes out of retirement in The Beekeeper's Apprentice, readers were delighted. When she gave him Mary Russell, an American half his age, as a partner and wife, mystery fans around the world were astonished. Laurie R King had skilfully revived literature's most fascinating and eccentric snoop.
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Laurie R. King has received the Edgar and the John Creasey Awards for her finely-crafted works. Her first Mary Russell novel, The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, astonished readers by creating a new case for Sherlock Holmes. Since then each adventure in the series has received enthusiastic praise by critics and mystery fans alike. O Jerusalem takes... Read more »
Classically Holmesian yet enchantingly fresh, with colorful characters and a dazzling historic ambience, O Jerusalem sweeps readers ever onward in the thrill of the chase.
Coming out of retirement, an aging Sherlock Holmes has traveled to Palestine with his 19-year-old partner, Mary Russell. There, disguised as ragged Bedouins, they embark on a... Read more »
Only hours after Holmes and Russell return from solving one riddle on the moor, another knocks on their front door.literally. It's a mystery that begins during the Great War, when Gabriel Hughenfort died amidst scandalous rumors that have haunted the family ever since. But it's not until Holmes and Russell arrive at Justice Hall, a home of... Read more »
A mystery begins during the Great War of 1918, when young Gabriel Hughenfort, dies amidst scandalous rumours that have haunted the family for years. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are called upon to uncover the truth. A missing diary, a purloined bundle of letters and a trail of ominous clues comprise a mystery that will call for Holmes's... Read more »
In the early days of 1924 Mary Russell and her husband, the inimitable Sherlock Holmes, are given an urgent task by his brother Mycroft: Find a British spy gone missing along India's northwest frontier, where men are dying and trouble is brewing. The spy's name? It is one Holmes knows from his sojourn in India long ago, and one Russell knows... Read more »
It's only the second day of 1924, but Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, find themselves embroiled in intrigue. It starts with a New Year's visit from Holmes's brother Mycroft, who comes bearing a strange package containing the papers of an English spy named Kimball O'Hara-the same Kimball known to the world through Kipling's famed... Read more »
New York Times best-selling author Laurie R. King has won sweeping critical acclaim and an impressive collection of awards for her writing. Although other writers have tried, no one has matched King's ability to capture the allure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary sleuth, Sherlock Holmes. En route to San Francisco to settle her family's... Read more »
In 1924, San Francisco is booming. The great fire and earthquake of 1906 cleared the ground for a modern city, but the closer she comes to the place she used to call home, the more troubling Mary Russell's dreams become. As Russell and her husband, the great detective Sherlock Holmes, attempt to settle their affairs in the City by the Bay,... Read more »
In a case that will push their relationship to breaking point, Mary Russell must help reverse the greatest failure of her husband Sherlock Holmes's past - a personal defeat that still has the power to sting. From suicides at Stonehenge to a bizarre religious cult, Russell will find herself on the trail of a killer more dangerous than any she's... Read more »
New York Times best-selling author Laurie R. King has won or been nominated for every major award in mystery writing. King's beloved sleuth Mary Russell here attempts to reverse her legendary husband Sherlock Holmes' greatest failure. "A one-woman case for the defense of unauthorized literary sequels . intelligent, witty, complex and atmospheric... Read more »
It began as a problem in one of Holmes' beloved beehives, led to a murderous cult, and ended - or so they'd hoped - with a daring escape from a sacrificial altar. Instead, Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath and the limitless resources of those they've thwarted. Now they are separated and on the run, wanted by... Read more »
Award-winning author Laurie R. King writes mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell. In this short story, King explores their very first meeting...
Sherlock Holmes is fending off a particularly dark mood as he roams the Sussex Downs, in search of wild bees. The Great War may be raging across the Channel, but on the Downs, the great... Read more »
Best-selling, award-winning author Laurie R. King's tales featuring Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell are among the most popular mysteries being published. Here, King explores the great detective's initial meeting with Russell. Holmes is in a decidedly dark temper as he searches the countryside for wild bees, until he meets the headstrong young... Read more »
Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath of a murderous secret organization bent on infiltrating the government. Now they are separated and on the run, wanted by the police, and pursued across the Continent by a ruthless enemy with limitless resources and powerful connections. Unstoppable together, Russell and Holmes... Read more »
In England’s silent-film industry, Randolph Fflytte is king. Mary Russell is dispatched to investigate the criminal activities that surround Fflytte’s movie studio but nothing seems amiss until the company starts rehearsals in Lisbon. There the thirteen blonde-haired, blue-eyed actresses who Mary is bemusedly chaperoning, meet the swarm of real... Read more »
New York Times best-selling author Laurie R. King’s books have received high praise from critics and have earned the Edgar, Creasey, Wolfe, Lambda, and Macavity awards. As Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes embark on their 11th adventure together, they find themselves immersed in the world of silent filmmaking. Here, the pirates are real—and... Read more »
Mary Russell is trying to solve a pressing mystery: Who am I? She has awakened with shadows in her mind, blood on her hands, and soldiers pounding at the door. Overhead, warplanes pass ominously north. Meanwhile, Holmes needs wants the wisdom of his wife, whom he discovers has gone missing. As Holmes searches, and Russell searches for herself,... Read more »
Fans craving mystery, romance, and adventure will find all that and more in Laurie R. King's New York Times best-selling tales starring Mary Russell and her world-famous husband Sherlock Holmes. Their 11th outing, Garment of Shadows finds the couple separated under strange circumstances. Mary awakens in a dark room with blood on her hands and no... Read more »
For years now, readers of the Russell Memoirs have wondered about the tantalizing mentions of Japan. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes had spent three weeks there, between India (The Game) and San Francisco (Locked Rooms). The time has finally come, to tell that story. It is 1925, and Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes arrive home to find.a stone.... Read more »
Laurie R. King's bestselling Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes series weaves rich historical detail and provocative themes with intriguing characters and enthralling suspense. Russell and Holmes have become one of modern literature's most beloved teams. But does this adventure end it all? Mary Russell is used to dark secrets-her own, and those of her... Read more »
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes untangle the slippery threads of insanity and deadly secrets as they investigate a disappearance in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child called "the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today." A June summer's evening, on the Sussex Downs, in 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes... Read more »
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes turn the Riviera upside down to crack their most captivating case yet in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child called the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today. Its summertime on the Riviera, and the Jazz Age has come to Frances once-sleepy beaches. From their music-filled... Read more »
A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat--all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling new adventure. The queen is Marie of Roumania: the doubly royal granddaughter to Victoria, Empress of the British Empire, and Alexander II, Tsar of Russia. A famous beauty who was married at seventeen into Roumania's young dynasty, Marie... Read more »
Laurie R. King takes readers way back in her bestselling series with this exclusive ebook short story, as Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes embark upon the riskiest adventure of their partnership: their wedding. Though she cannot entirely discount the effects of the head injuries they were both suffering at the time, Mary Russell is delighted by... Read more »
Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of celebrated novels featuring the unique partnership between Mary Russell and the inimitable Sherlock Holmes. None other than Lee Child, himself no stranger to the bestseller list, has described King's beloved series as "the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today."... Read more »
One of the preeminent figures in the realm of mystery fiction, New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King is perhaps most widely celebrated for her works featuring the amiable, if often contentious, partnership between Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes. From the collection Mary Russell's War, "Mary's Christmas" and "Stately Holmes" deliver... Read more »
Laurie R. King illuminates the hidden corners of her beloved Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series in this dynamic story collection. In nine short stories, seven of which have never previously been available in print, and one brand new, never-before-seen Sherlock Holmes mystery-available together for the first time-Laurie R. King blends her... Read more »