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Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Series

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When a young woman literally stumbles into Sherlock Holmes, a brilliant mystery series begins. It is 1915, and Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees, when he meets fifteen-year-old Mary Russell—gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, with an intellect to impress even Sherlock Holmes. Under his reluctant tutelage, 20th c…
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The Beekeeper's Apprentice
or, On the Segregation of the Queen (A Mary Russell Mystery)
Laurie R. King - May 27, 2014 (first published in 1994)
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Long retired, Sherlock Holmes quietly pursues his study of honeybee behavior on the Sussex Downs. He never imagines he would encounter anyone whose intellect matched his own, much less an audacious teenage girl with a penchant for detection. Miss Mary Russell becomes Holmes's pupil and quickly hones her talent for deduction, disguises and danger. B...
Book 2
#2
A Monstrous Regiment of Women
A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Laurie R. King - Jul 15, 1995
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Winner of the Nero Wolfe Award...
Book 3
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A Letter of Mary
A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (A Mary Russell Mystery (3))
Laurie R. King - Oct 30, 2007 (first published in 1996)
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The year is 1923 and Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell receive a visit from Dorothy Ruskin, an amateur archaeologist. She shows them a scrap of ancient writing that is supposedly Mary Magdalene's. Soon afterwards she is murdered -- but why?...
Book 4
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The Moor
A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (A Mary Russell Mystery (4))
Laurie R. King - Oct 30, 2007 (first published in 1998)
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In the eerie wasteland of Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes summons his devoted wife and partner, Mary Russell, from her studies at Oxford to aid the investigation of a death and some disturbing phenomena of a decidedly supernatural origin. Through the mists of the moor there have been sightings of a spectral coach made of bones carrying a woman long-ago a...
Book 5
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O Jerusalem
Laurie R. King - Apr 28, 2009 (first published in 1999)
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With her bestselling mystery series featuring Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell, Laurie R. King has created "lively adventure in the very best of intellectual company," according to The New York Times Book Review. Now the author of The Beekeeper's Apprentice and The Moor--the first writer since Patricia Cornwell to win both the American Edgar and Br...
Book 6
#6
Justice Hall
A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Laurie R. King - Apr 28, 2009 (first published in 2002)
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Hours after Holmes and Russell return from solving the murky riddle of The Moor, a bloodied but oddly familiar stranger pounds desperately on their front door, pleading for their help. When he recovers, he lays before them the story of the enigmatic Marsh Hughenfort, younger brother of the Duke of Beauville, returned to England upon his brother's d...
Book 7
#7
The Game
A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Laurie R. King - Apr 27, 2010 (first published in 2004)
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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 Kim....
Book 8
#8
Locked Rooms
Laurie R King - Jul 08, 2010 (first published in 2005)
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Mary Russell and her husband Sherlock Holmes are back in Laurie R. King's highly acclaimed New York Times bestselling mystery series. And this time the first couple of detection pair up to unlock the buried memory of a shocking crime with the power to kill again-lost somewhere in Russell's own past. After departing Bombay by ship, Mary Russell and ...
Book 9
#9
The Language of Bees
A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Laurie R. King - Apr 27, 2010
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In a case that will push their relationship to the breaking point, Mary Russell must help reverse the greatest failure of her legendary husband's storied past--a painful and personal defeat that still has the power to sting...this time fatally. For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroa...
Book 10
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The God of the Hive
A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Laurie R. King - Apr 15, 2010
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In Laurie R. King’s latest Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes mystery, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author delivers a thriller of ingenious surprises and unrelenting suspense—as the famous husband and wife sleuths are pursued by a killer immune from the sting of justice. It began as a problem in one of Holmes’ beloved beehives, led to a murde...
Book 11
#11
Daughter of the Pirate King
Tricia Levenseller - Jan 02, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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Sent on a mission to retrieve an ancient hidden map -- the key to a legendary treasure trove -- seventeen-year-old pirate captain Alosa deliberately allows herself to be captured by her enemies, giving her the perfect opportunity to search their ship.More than a match for the ruthless pirate crew, Alosa has only one thing standing between her and t...
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