A Holmes & Russell Novel: The Beekeeper's Apprentice

By: Laurie R King

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ISBN
9780006514343
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
352
Dimensions
110 x 177mm

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The first novel in Laurie King's riveting and intelligent series featuring Sherlock Holmes and his partner in sleuthing, Mary Russell.

This is a brilliantly inventive novel that tells the story of Mary Russell, a young girl, who, in 1914, meets a retired beekeeper on the Sussex Downs. His name is Sherlock Holmes, and smug misogynist though he may be, the Great Detective is no fool and can spot a fellow intellect even in a fifteen-year-old woman.

He takes Mary on as his apprentice, and she hones her budding detective skills on a number of small local cases, but then the sky opens on them, and they find themselves the targets of a slippery, murderous and apparently all-knowing adversary. Together they devise a plan to trap their enemy - a plan that may save their lives, but may also kill their relationship . . .
ISBN:
9780006514343
Publication Date:
01 / 09 / 2000
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
110 x 177mm

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