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The murder of Mary Russell : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King

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The murder of Mary Russell : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
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The murder of Mary Russell
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a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
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Laurie R. King
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eng
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  • "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 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. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson? Russell's faith and affection are suddenly shattered when a man arrives on the doorstep claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. What Samuel Hudson tells Russell cannot possibly be true, yet she believes him--as surely as she believes the threat of the gun in his hand. In a devastating instant, everything changes. And when the scene is discovered--a pool of blood on the floor, the smell of gunpowder in the air--the most shocking revelation of all is that the grim clues point directly to Clara Hudson. Or rather to Clarissa, the woman she was before Baker Street. The key to Russell's sacrifice lies in Mrs. Hudson's past. To uncover the truth, a frantic Sherlock Holmes must put aside his anguish and push deep into his housekeeper's secrets--to a time before her disguise was assumed, before her crimes were buried away. There is death here, and murder, and trust betrayed. And nothing will ever be the same. Praise for the award-winning novels of Laurie R. King "The great marvel of King's series is that she's managed to preserve the integrity of Holmes's character and yet somehow conjure up a woman astute, edgy, and compelling enough to be the partner of his mind as well as his heart."--The Washington Post Book World "The most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today."--Lee Child "A lively adventure in the very best of intellectual company."--The New York Times "Erudite, fascinating. by all odds the most successful re-creation of the famous inhabitant of 221B Baker Street ever attempted."--Houston Chronicle "Intricate clockworks, wheels within wheels."--Booklist (starred review) "Imaginative and subtle."--The Seattle Times "Impossible to put down."--Romantic Times "Remarkably beguiling."--The Boston Globe"--
  • "Has Laurie King followed in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's footsteps and killed off her protagonist? Sherlock Holmes is back in the latest in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child has hailed as "the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today"--but is Mary Russell? When the novel opens, the shabby carpet of 221B Baker Street is drenched in blood--and no one knows the fate of Mary Russell. Could this be the final performance for the world's best-known Holmesian author?"--
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Title
The murder of Mary Russell
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Worried about Mary Russell? Well, you should be. She’s opened her door to the wrong man and deeply troubling secrets are set to tumble out, rewriting her history and putting herself and the people she loves in a dangerous spot. Once again, King spins a tantalizing tale of deception and misdirection for her readers’ delight and scores a direct hit in her latest Russell-Holmes mystery. -- Deborah Walsh for LibraryReads
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LibraryReads Favorites, 2016.
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10471146
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.I4813
LC item number
M87 2016
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes mysteries
Series volume
14
Target audience
adult
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a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
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a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
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Laurie R. King
The murder of Mary Russell : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King
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The murder of Mary Russell : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King
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24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
359 p. :
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9780804177900
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acidfree paper)
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2015045500

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