With Child (Kate Martinelli #3)
Inspector Al Hawkins is engaged to Jani, an intriguing character to whom we were first introduced in Laurie R. King's scintillating debut, A Grave Talent. In With Child -- King's third installment of the Kate Martinelli series -- Jani's rebellious teenage daughter, Jules, is not taking the transition well. She confides as much to the transient neighborhood youth, Dio. When Dio mysteriously goes missing, Jules engages father-to-be's partner, Kate Martinelli, to investigate. This proves to be quit...more
I was a bit concerned because I read the first, but not the second, book in this series. Fortunately the jump is not too crazy, and I was able to deduct what had previously occured no problem.
I'm not a fan of th ...more
I have been reading King for years - but the Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series, not the Kate Martinelli books. I started with the first one of the series, A Grave Talent, followed by To Play the Fool and now by this one ... With Child. The main character, Kate Martinelli, is an experienced San Francisco police officer in the mid 1990*s who has just been transferred to Homicide in the first book of the series.
But as with all the Laurie R King books that I have read , these a ...more
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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 ...more