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The Moor (Mary Russell, #4)
3.94
liked it
(See my review for book 3, A Letter of Mary....the thoughts below pick up where it leaves off)

...Along the same lines, one thing that surprises me in
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not set
Feb 01, 2008
 
The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Mary Russell, #1)
4.08
really liked it
September 2016: Nostalgia/comfort re-read.
Still enjoyed it, but I'm a lot more bummed out about the brownface than I used to be.

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Sep 14, 2016
Jan 02, 2008
 
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
4.37
liked it
Great fun for the fan of Sherlock Holmes. There was more good writing than bad, and even the stinkers were entertaining. Surprises included lots of ch ...more
Nov 04, 2016
Sep 07, 2016
 
A Letter of Mary (Mary Russell, #3)
3.99
liked it
Book three begins to drag, somewhat. Obviously written before the Da Vinci Code craze--I can't see many authors trying to pull off a mystery centered ...more
not set
Jan 02, 2008
 
Locked Rooms (Mary Russell, #8)
4.24
liked it
I'm a big fan of the Mary Russell/Holmes series. Sherlock Holmes + orphaned half-American Jewish teenager = a brilliant marriage of minds. The partner ...more
May 2007
Dec 28, 2007
 
The Seven-Percent Solution
4.14
really liked it
(Re-read 7/29/08)

I read this for the first time around 7th or 8th grade, and remember enjoying it even if I didn't appreciate it quite as much at the
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Jul 29, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
 
Garment of Shadows (Mary Russell, #12)
3.91
liked it
This series is one of my guilty pleasures. (Yes, my fave is problematic.) MRH's amnesia is a nice touch: not only does it allow her to conveniently fo ...more
Aug 03, 2015
Aug 03, 2015
 
The Secret Of Sherlock Holmes
3.97
liked it
LIstened to an audio recording of one 1989 performance with Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke. (Available here: http://www.jeremybrett.info/st_holmes. ...more
Dec 24, 2011
Dec 23, 2011
 
Holy Clues: The Gospel According to Sherlock Holmes
3.78
liked it
A charming and enjoyable book, especially for the Sherlock Holmes enthusiast, but also for anyone who loves mysteries. Author Stephen Kendrick does a ...more
May 19, 2009
Jul 27, 2008
 
A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Mary Russell, #2)
4.04
liked it
A favorite quote:

"I had met Sherlock Holmes at a time when adolescence and the devastating circumstances of my orphaning had left me with an exterior
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not set
Jan 02, 2008
 
The Marriage of Mary Russell (Mary Russell, #13.5)
4.18
it was ok
Pure fangirlling. That's all.
Aug 26, 2016
Aug 26, 2016
 
The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H. Watson, MD
4.03
liked it
Quite enjoyable for Holmes enthusiasts; and a tidy little sleuthing story for mystery-loving audiences, though perhaps less entertaining for such (Mey ...more
Jul 28, 2008
Jul 27, 2008
 
Pirate King (Mary Russell, #11)
3.44
it was ok
The...words...kept....coming....
As ridiculous as The Pirates of Penzance, but not nearly as magnificent.
Aug 05, 2015
Mar 24, 2013
 
Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street: A Life of the World's First Consulting Detective
4.40
None
not set
Jul 29, 2008
 
The Canary Trainer: From the Memoirs of John H. Watson, M.D.
3.67
liked it
None
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Jul 29, 2008
 
In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes
4.04
None
not set
Jul 29, 2008
 
The London of Sherlock Holmes
3.75
None
not set
Jul 29, 2008
 
The Language of Bees (Mary Russell, #9)
4.16
liked it
None
Jun 18, 2009
Mar 20, 2009
 
The Hound of the Baskervilles
4.09
liked it
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Feb 05, 2008
 
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
4.50
really liked it
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Jan 02, 2008
 
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
4.22
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 09, 2008
 
Justice Hall (Mary Russell, #6)
4.19
liked it
None
not set
Jan 02, 2008
 
O Jerusalem (Mary Russell, #5)
4.15
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 02, 2008
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