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The Mary Russell Series Books 1-4: The Beekeeper's Apprentice; A Monstrous Regiment of Women; A Letter of Mary; The Moor (Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes #1-4)

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Collected in one volume, the first four novels featuring the retired Sherlock Holmes and his disciple Mary Russell by New York Times-bestselling author Laurie R. King.
The Beekeeper's Apprentice
In 1915, Sherlock Holmes and his fifteen-year-old protege Mary Russell are called to Wales to help Scotland Yard find the kidnapped daughter of an American senator, a case of inter
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ebook, 1328 pages
Published March 17th 2014 by Minotaur Books
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Suzanne J.
Sequels to The Beekeeper's Apprentice that continue to deliver a mysterious and fresh insight into the detective's private life and what it must have been like to live with him!
Wendie
Nov 01, 2016 Wendie rated it liked it
Took awhile to get into the mystery but I like the characters and mystery once it got started.
Susan
Nov 22, 2014 Susan rated it really liked it
Read the first one for book club and then read the others. If you are a fan of Sherlock Holmes, this is a more modern look at him even though it is set in the early 20th century. Expands his personality some. Quite enjoyable.
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This series is well-written and thought-provoking. I just ordered the next one!
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Fun and entertaining. Characters are well-developed.
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Edgar-winning mystery writer Laurie R. King writes series and standalone novels. Her official forum is
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King's most recent novel, Dreaming Spies, sees Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes travel from Japan to Oxford, in a case with international players and personal meaning. The Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series foll
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Other Books in the Series

Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (1 - 10 of 14 books)
  • The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Mary Russell, #1)
  • A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Mary Russell, #2)
  • A Letter of Mary (Mary Russell, #3)
  • The Moor (Mary Russell, #4)
  • O Jerusalem (Mary Russell, #5)
  • Justice Hall (Mary Russell, #6)
  • The Game (Mary Russell, #7)
  • Locked Rooms (Mary Russell, #8)
  • The Language of Bees (Mary Russell, #9)
  • The God of the Hive (Mary Russell, #10)

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