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Island of the Mad: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, King Laurie R.

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Автор: King Laurie R.
Название:  Island of the Mad: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes   (Лори Кинг: Остров сумашедших)
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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ISBN: 0804177961
ISBN-13(EAN): 9780804177962
ISBN: 0-8041-7796-1
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-8041-7796-2
Обложка/Формат: Hardcover
Страницы: 320
Вес: 0.485 кг.
Дата издания: 12.06.2018
Язык: ENG
Размер: 23.50 x 15.57 x 1.60 cm
Поставляется из: США
Описание: Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes untangle the slippery threads of insanity and deadly secrets as they investigate a disappearance in this chilling novel from New York Times bestselling Laurie R. King.

The Mary Russell series is] the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today.--Lee Child

With Mrs Hudson gone from their lives and domestic chaos building, the last thing Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, need is to help an old friend with her mad and missing aunt.

Lady Vivian Beaconsfield has spent most of her adult life in one asylum after another, since the loss of her brother and father in the Great War. And although her mental state seemed to be improving, shes now disappeared after an outing from Bethlem Royal Hospital . . . better known as Bedlam.

Mary wants nothing to do with the case--but she cant say no. And at least it will get her away from the challenges of housework and back to the familiar business of investigation. To track down the vanished woman, she brings her deductive instincts and talent for subterfuge to the fore--and of course, enlists her husbands legendary prowess. Together, she and Holmes travel from the grim confines of Bedlam to the winding canals and sun-drenched Lido cabarets of Venice--only to find the foreboding shadow of Benito Mussolini darkening the fate of a city, an era, and a tormented English lady of privilege.




The Murder of Mary Russell: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Автор: King Laurie R.
Название: The Murder of Mary Russell: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
ISBN: 0804177902 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780804177900
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1795 р.
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Justice Hall

Автор: King Laurie R
Название: Justice Hall
ISBN: 074901525X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780749015251
Издательство: Неизвестно
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Цена: 864 р.
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Описание: Gabriel Hughenfort died during the Great War, amidst scandalous rumors that have haunted the family ever since. But it`s not until Holmes and Russell arrive at Justice Hall, a home of unearthly perfection, that they fully understand the irony echoed in the family motto, Justicia fortitudo mea est: "Righteousness is my strength."

Dreaming Spies: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Автор: King Laurie R.
Название: Dreaming Spies: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
ISBN: 0345531795 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345531797
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1667 р.
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Dreaming Spies

Автор: King Laurie R.
Название: Dreaming Spies
ISBN: 0749018216 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780749018214
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Описание: 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes arrive home to find a stone. The stone is inscribed with the same name that they last saw in the Tokyo garden of the future emperor of Japan. In Japan there were spies; in Oxford there are dreams. In both places, there is a small, dark-haired woman, and danger...

Dreaming Spies: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Автор: King Laurie R.
Название: Dreaming Spies: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
ISBN: 0345531817 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345531810
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1026 р.
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Описание: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - WINNER OF THE AGATHA AWARD FOR BEST HISTORICAL NOVEL - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST MYSTERIES OF THE YEAR BY THE SEATTLE TIMES

Laurie R. King's novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, are critically acclaimed and beloved by readers for the author's adept interplay of history and adventure. Now the intrepid duo is finally trying to take a little time for themselves--only to be swept up in a baffling case that will lead them from the idyllic panoramas of Japan to the depths of Oxford's most revered institution.

After a lengthy case that had the couple traipsing all over India, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are on their way to California to deal with some family business that Russell has been neglecting for far too long. Along the way, they plan to break up the long voyage with a sojourn in southern Japan. The cruising steamer Thomas Carlyle is leaving Bombay, bound for Kobe. Though they're not the vacationing types, Russell is looking forward to a change of focus--not to mention a chance to travel to a location Holmes has not visited before. The idea of the pair being on equal footing is enticing to a woman who often must race to catch up with her older, highly skilled husband.

Aboard the ship, intrigue stirs almost immediately. Holmes recognizes the famous clubman the Earl of Darley, whom he suspects of being an occasional blackmailer: not an unlikely career choice for a man richer in social connections than in pounds sterling. And then there's the lithe, surprisingly fluent young Japanese woman who befriends Russell and quotes haiku. She agrees to tutor the couple in Japanese language and customs, but Russell can't shake the feeling that Haruki Sato is not who she claims to be.

Once in Japan, Russell's suspicions are confirmed in a most surprising way. From the glorious city of Tokyo to the cavernous library at Oxford, Russell and Holmes race to solve a mystery involving international extortion, espionage, and the shocking secrets that, if revealed, could spark revolution--and topple an empire.

Praise for Dreaming Spies

" Holmes and Russell's] unusual partnership is, as always, a delight to observe, and King expertly combines rich historical detail, deftly drawn characters and taut suspense. For Holmes fans, mystery lovers and those interested in either Japan or Oxford, this novel is a multilayered and entirely enjoyable journey."--Shelf Awareness

"Compulsively readable . . . Through astute, precise, and elegant writing, great attention to time and place, and beautifully realized characters, King has created a mystery series that is at once intelligent, reflective, and action filled."--Library Journal

"A story that keeps the reader enthralled . . . one of the most consistently outstanding mystery series out there. Any time spent with the Russell-Holmes duo is a delight."--Booklist

"Snappy prose and a captivating plot distinguish King's fourteenth novel featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes. . . . Many will find the character deepened by his partnership with the spirited and clever Russell."--Publishers Weekly

"The author continues to offer up incredible plotlines. . . . Holmes and Russell's] emotional bond only adds to the magic, suspense, and beauty of the original creation. King's imagination continues to shine "--Suspense Magazine

" King] manages more surprises than usual in this graceful exercise in cultural tourism-cum-intrigue."--Kirkus Reviews

From the Hardcover edition.

Folly

Автор: Laurie R. King
Название: Folly
ISBN: 0007111347 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007111343
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
Цена: 643 р.
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Описание: A moving, resonant and haunting psychological suspense novel from an award-winning author. A lonely island off the northwest coast of America. A ruined folly. A woman's fight to reconstruct her life after the devastating loss of her husband and daughter. A threat from the past...Rae Newborn, shattered after a catastrophic nervous breakdown and an attempted rape, is left on a deserted island off the coast of Washington State. Her aim is single-handedly to rebuild a family house destroyed by fire back in the nineteen twenties. All she wants is to be left in peace, but memories and real life intrude. Her nights are haunted by ghosts from her past and fears that the monsters lying there will return; her days interrupted by unwelcome visits from the local police and a mysterious intruder. But her tranquillity is truly disturbed when she makes a discovery in the foundations of the house, one that throws a dark shadow over her whole family history. What really happened on the island eighty years ago? And what was the truth behind her great uncle's disappearance after his return, shell-shocked, from the trenches of the First World War? Violence comes down through the years to explode once again on the isolated island, this time threatening to destroy not just Rae but future generations as well...

With Child

Автор: King, Laurie
Название: With Child
ISBN: 0553574582 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553574586
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 417 р.
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Описание: A thriller featuring San Francisco homicide detective Kate Martinelli. A visit to her friend Lee on a North Washington farm turns sour, when the twelve-year-old girl she is looking after disappears, and is thought to have been the latest victim of a local seal killer.

Touchstone

Автор: King, Laurie R.
Название: Touchstone
ISBN: 0553803557 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553803556
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 1538 р.
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Moor, The

Автор: Laurie R. King
Название: Moor, The
ISBN: 0006510868 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006510864
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
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Цена: 1103 р.
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Описание: Latest in Laurie King's popular and much admired Mary Russell crime series: 'Beguiling variation on Sherlock Holmes sequels...civilized, ingenious and engrossing' -- Literary Review Rumours of a ghostly carriage and a huge 'devil dog' on a moonlit moor lead Sherlock Holmes and his wife and sleuthing partner Mary Russell back to the eerie scene of one of his most celebrated cases. And when the body of tin miner Josiah Gorton is found surrounded by oversize paw prints, it looks as if the Hound of the Baskervilles has returned to haunt Dartmoor once more. Attempting to unravel the mystery, Holmes and Russell find themselves caught up in local legend, myth and folklore as a devilish pattern begins to develop against the backdrop of the dark, foreboding Devonshire moor. True to their expectations, events have a real-world explanation, but it is one that combines more wild emotion, surprise, and frightening suspense than any ghost story could.

Monstrous Regiment of Women, A

Автор: Laurie R. King
Название: Monstrous Regiment of Women, A
ISBN: 0006514944 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006514947
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
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Цена: 919 р.
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Описание: Second in Laurie King's acclaimed Mary Russell mystery series: 'Beguiling variation on Sherlock Holmes sequels...civilized, ingenious and engrossing' -- Literary Review In this the riveting sequel to The Beekeeper's Apprentice, Mary Russell has metamorphosed from able apprentice to skilled detective in her own right. After a tedious visit from relatives, Mary is looking for respite in London when she comes across a friend from Oxford. The young woman introduces Mary to the enigmatic Margery Childe, leader of the New Temple of God, a charismatic sect involved in the post-World War One suffrage movement, with a feminist slant on Christianity. Intrigued and curious, Mary begins to wonder if the New Temple is a front for something more sinister. When a series of murders claims members of the movement's wealthy young female volunteers, Mary, with Holmes in the background, starts to investigate, but events spiral out of control as the situation becomes ever more desperate, and Mary's search plunges her into the worst danger she has yet faced...

Letter of Mary, A

Автор: Laurie R. King
Название: Letter of Mary, A
ISBN: 000651085X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780006510857
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
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Цена: 1011 р.
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Описание: August, 1923. The quiet in the Holmes household in Sussex is shaken when Dorothy Ruskin, an amateur archaeologist from the Holy Land, appears with an exquisite inlaid box containing a scrap of ancient writing. Miss Ruskin soon dies in a traffic accident that Holmes and Mary prove was murder. But what was the motivation? Was it the little inlaid box holding the manuscript? Or the woman's involvement in the volatile politics of the Holy Land? Or could it have been the manuscript itself - a letter seemingly written by Mary Magdalene that contains a biblical bombshell. Beautifully written and steeped in authentic period detail, A Letter of Mary is a fascinating and intelligent read.

Justice Hall

Автор: Laurie R. King
Название: Justice Hall
ISBN: 000711138X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007111381
Издательство: HarperCollins UK
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Цена: 1011 р.
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Описание: The latest in Laurie R King's hugely popular Mary Russell mystery series: 'Beguiling variation on Sherlock Holmes sequels...civilized, ingenious and engrossing' -- Literary Review Hours after Holmes and Russell return from solving the murky riddle of The Moor, a bloodied but oddly familiar stranger pounds desperately on their front door, pleading for their help. When he recovers, he lays before them the story of the enigmatic Marsh Hughenfort, younger brother of the Duke of Beauville, returned to England upon his brother's death, determined to learn the truth about the untimely death of the hall's expected heir...a puzzle he is convinced only Holmes and Russell can solve. It's a mystery that begins during the Great War of 1918, when young Gabriel Hughenfort, the late Duke's only son, died amidst scandalous rumors that have haunted the family ever since. While Holmes heads to London to uncover the truth of Gabriel's war record, Russell joins an ill-fated shooting party. A missing diary, a purloined bundle of letters, and a trail of ominous clues comprise a mystery that will call for Holmes's cleverest disguises and Russell's most daring journeys into the unknown...from an English ha The trap is set, the game is afoot, but can they catch an elusive villain in the act of murder before they become his next victims?


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