Mary Russell's War

Mary Russell's War

And Other Stories of Suspense

Book - 2016
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"A dynamic short story collection that illuminates many hidden corners of the beloved, best-selling Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series. Since the first book-length 'memoir' appeared in 1994, famous partner, Sherlock Holmes, has excited a community of readers, young and old. With this collection, nine previously published short stories and one never-before-seen Sherlock Holmes mystery are brought together for the first time." -- From back cover.
Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2016
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781464207334
146420733X
Branch Call Number: MYS KING-L
Characteristics: ix, 300 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Klinger, Leslie S.

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63booklover
May 10, 2017

Another treasure to add to the collection!!

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sandratm
Apr 10, 2017

I discovered Laurie R King's Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Mystery series while stuck at an airport. I found the Moor and since I wanted something to take me away from a busy miserable day, it looked like just the ticket. It was.

King has an ability to create atmosphere and "real" characters. Mary Russell Mysteries is a collection of short stores that for those of us who have read the entire series fill in the gaps with some additional information. While the stories do stand alone, they really shine when you've read the series. If you ever read Sherlock Holmes mysteries by Conan Doyle, you'll appreciate the additional dimension that has been added to Holmes, Mycroft, Mrs. Hudson and the other characters . I strongly suggest you begin at the beginning with "The Beekeeper's Apprentice and get ready to enjoy yourself.

PimaLib_ChristineR Feb 01, 2017

A terrific set of the Mary Russell short stories all in one place. Find out about Holmes' and Russell's wedding. Read the amazingly informative journal of Mary as WWI opens and she loses nearly everyone she has ever cared for. Touching, interesting, and fun, these stories fill in the gaps that serious readers of the series want answered.

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