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Laurie R King

The Beekeeper's Apprentice
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

The Twentieth-Anniversary Edition of the First Novel of the Acclaimed Mary Russell Series by Edgar Award-Winning Author Laurie R. King. An Agatha Award Best Novel Nominee - Named One of the Century's Best 100 Mysteries by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association In 1915, Sherlock Holmes i...

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Garment of Shadows
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

In a strange room in Morocco, 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 on the door. Out in the hive-like streets, she discovers herself strangely adept in the skills of the underworld, escaping ...

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Pirate King
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In England's young silent-film industry, the megalomaniacal Randolph Fflytte is king. But rumors of criminal activities swirl around his popular movie studio. At the request of Scotland Yard, Mary Russell travels undercover to the set of Fflytte's latest cinematic extrava...

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Beekeepers Apprentice
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, the young Mary Russell displays an intellect to impress even Sherlock Holmes--and match ...

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The Moor
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

In re-creating Sherlock Holmes in previous books as an adjunct to her chief protagonist, Mary Russell, King has set the couple's adventures in a milieu consistent with her own creation and, although true to the place and period, independent of Conan Doyle's work. Holmes has been invited by his old f...

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A Monstrous Regiment Of Women
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

It is 1921 and Mary Russell, Sherlock Holmes's brilliant apprentice, is on the verge of acquiring a sizable inheritance. Independent at last her most baffling mystery may now involve Holmes and the burgeoning of a deeper affection between herself and the retired detective. Russell's attentions turn ...

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A Monstrous Regiment of Women
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

A Monstrous Regiment of Women continues Mary Russell's adventures as a worthy student of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and as an ever more skilled sleuth in her own right. Looking for respite in London after a stupefying visit from relatives, Mary encounters a friend from Oxford. The young wo...

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Island of the Mad
by Laurie R King ~ Hardback

Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes untangle the slippery threads of insanity and deadly secrets as they investigate a disappearance in this chilling novel from New York Times bestselling Laurie R. King. "[The Mary Russell series is] the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today."--Le...

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Writes of Passage
by Margaret Maron ~ Paperback

COMPASSION, CONNECTION, AND INSPIRATION... The path of a writing career can be rocky and twisty and full of dead ends. But it's also well-traveled-and in Writes of Passage, fifty-nine mystery authors offer the secrets that helped them navigate their success. When you're in need of an author's roadma...

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The Murder of Mary Russell
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Laurie R. King's 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?...

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Mary Russell's War
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

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 long-running brand of crime fiction with historical treats and narrative sleight of ha...

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To Play the Fool
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

THE SECOND BOOK IN THE KATE MARTINELLI MYSTERY SERIES When a band of homeless people cremate a beloved dog in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, the authorities are willing to overlook a few broken regulations. But three weeks later, when the dog's owner gets the same fiery send-off, the San Francis...

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The Language Of Bees
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

Capitaine Adler, it is not often that a man is given the opportunity to say this, but may I present your father? M. Holmes, your son, Captain Damian Adler. For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroad was a delicious anticipation. There ...

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A Grave Talent
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

This gripping debut of the Kate Martinelli mystery series won the Edgar Awardfor Best First Mystery, generating wide critical acclaim and moving Laurie R.King into the upper tier of the genre. As "A Grave Talent" begins, theunthinkable has happened in a small community outside of San Francisco. Astr...

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The Beekeeper's Apprentice
by Laurie R King ~ Hardback

Author BiographyLaurie R. King is the Edgar Award-winning author of the Kate Martinelli novels and the acclaimed Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes mysteries, as well as a few stand-alone novels. The Beekeeper's Apprentice, the first in her Mary Russell series, was nominated for an Agatha Award and was na...

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The Moor
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

Latest in Laurie King's popular and much admired Mary Russell crime series: 'Beguiling variation on Sherlock Holmes sequels...civilized, ingenious and engrossing' -- Literary Review Rumours of a ghostly carriage and a huge 'devil dog' on a moonlit moor lead Sherlock Holmes and his wife and sleuthin...

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A Letter of Mary
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback

August 1923. All is quiet in the Holmes household in Sussex as Mary Russell works on academic research while Sherlock Holmes conducts malodorous chemistry experiments. But the peace quickly disappears as out of the past comes Dorothy Ruskin, an amateur archeologist from the Holy Land, who brings the...

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Dreaming Spies
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - WINNER OF THE AGATHA AWARD FOR BEST HISTORICAL NOVEL - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST MYSTERIES OF THE YEAR BY THE SEATTLE TIMES Laurie R. King's novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, are critically acclaimed and beloved by readers for th...

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Beginnings
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

INSPECTOR KATE MARTINELLI has worked the SFPD's Homicide Detail for nearly thirty years. She knows all about how a cop builds a case bit by bit to create a clear story from the scattered pieces of evidence. Until the day her fifteen-year-old daughter, Nora, happens to ask about an aunt she'd never m...

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Justice Hall
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

Only hours after Holmes and Russell return from solving one murky 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 unti...

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The God of the Hive
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

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 connec...

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AZ Murder Goes
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

If a dozen or so masters of crime get together, what do they plot? Sometimes mischief, sometimes murder, but sometimes they scheme to share their killer expertise and love of mystery.Do you know: What career choice shaped the work of Joe Gores and Dashiell Hammett? How did Holmes feel about marriage...

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Touchstone
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

London, 1926. Harris Stuyvesant, agent of the US Bureau of Investigation, is on a mission. A series of bomb attacks on American soil, thought to be the work of an up-and-coming British politician, have left him with a vendetta more personal than professional. But when his search for answers leads hi...

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Pirate King
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

The latest adventure for the intrepid Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes takes readers into the frenetic world of silent films, where the pirates are real and the shooting isn't all done with cameras. In England's young silent-film industry, the megalomaniacal Randolph Fflytte is king. Ne...

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The Moor
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

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 spectr...

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With Child
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

THE THIRD BOOK IN THE KATE MARTINELLI MYSTERY SERIES In Laurie R. King's With Child, adrift in mist-shrouded San Francisco mornings and alcohol-fogged nights, homicide detective Kate Martinelli can't escape the void left by her departed lover, who has gone off to rethink their relationship. But whe...

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The Murder of Mary Russell
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

Mary Russell is well used to dark secrets - her own, and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. But what of the other person Mary Russell has opened her heart to, tha...

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The Game
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

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 Kim...

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Writes of Passage
by Margaret Maron ~ Hardback

COMPASSION, CONNECTION, AND INSPIRATION... The path of a writing career can be rocky and twisty and full of dead ends. But it's also well-traveled-and in Writes of Passage, fifty-nine mystery authors offer the secrets that helped them navigate their success. When you're in need of an author's roadma...

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A Study In Sherlock
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

Neil Gaiman. Laura Lippman. Lee Child. These are just three of 18 superstar authors who provide fascinating, thrilling and utterly original perspectives on Sherlock Holmes in this one-of-a-kind book. These modern masters place the sleuth in suspenseful new situations, create characters that solve Ho...

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Lockdown
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

Career Day at Guadalupe Middle School- A day given to innocent hopes and youthful dreams. A day no one in attendance will ever forget. A year ago, Principal Linda McDonald arrived at Guadalupe determined to overturn the school's reputation for truancy, gang violence, and neglect. One of her initia...

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The Game
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

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 Kimb...

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Touchstone
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback

Author BiographyLaurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of thirteen Mary Russell mysteries, five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli, the Stuyvesant & Grey novels Touchstone and The Bones of Paris, and the acclaimed A Darker Place, Folly, and Keeping Watch. She lives in Nor...

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The God Of The Hive
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath of a murderous secret organisation 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 connec...

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Locked Rooms
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

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 eminent Sherlock Holmes, attempt to settle th...

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Island of the Mad
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

June, 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are enjoying a well-needed relaxing summer evening in their home on the Sussex Downs. However, Russell soon receives a desperate telephone call from an old friend. Veronica's aunt, Lady Vivian Beaconsfield, has disappeared following a supervised outing fr...

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Justice Hall
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

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 rumours that have haunted the family ever since. But it's not until Holmes ...

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Garment of Shadows
by Laurie R King ~ Paperback / softback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Laurie R. King's New York Times bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, comprise one of today's most acclaimed mystery series. Now the couple is separated by a shocking circumstance in a perilous part of the world, each racing...

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Island of the Mad
by Laurie R King ~ Hardback

Following the revelations of Mrs Hudson's past and a commission of murder in the spring of 1925, Mary Russell receives word that one of her university friends-a devout feminist-has been committed to Bedlam mental hospital. Russell herself is feeling less than balanced, and the last thing she wants i...

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Crime and Thriller Writing
by Michelle Spring ~ Paperback / softback

Crime and Thriller Writing: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing in these exciting genres. PART 1 explores the nature and history of the genre and helpsyou get started with ideas, planning and research. PART 2 includes tips by bestselling crime writers: Mark Billingha...

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