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Laurie R. King by Books LLC

Published June 12th 2010
ISBN : 9781158056941
Paperback
42 pages
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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Kate Martinelli (Novel Series), Mary Russell (Book Series), LockedMoreThis is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Kate Martinelli (Novel Series), Mary Russell (Book Series), Locked Rooms, a Monstrous Regiment of Women, a Grave Talent, Justice Hall, the Beekeepers Apprentice, the Art of Detection, the Language of Bees, the Game, a Letter of Mary, to Play the Fool, With Child, O Jerusalem, the Moor, Night Work. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Locked Rooms is the eighth book in the Mary Russell series by Laurie R. King. It was published in 2005. Unlike Kings previous Mary Russell novels, Locked Rooms is split into 5 separate books. The books alternate between the familiar Mary Russell first-person narrative and a third-person narrator following Sherlock Holmes. The events of the novel follow directly that of The Game. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes sail to San Francisco to close up the house and businesses that Mary inherited after her familys death. Throughout her adolescence and adulthood, Mary has blamed herself for the familys fatal automobile accident. A puzzling codicil to the Russells will, a break-in at the family house, and a failed attempt on Marys life quickly draw Holmes and eventually Mary into an investigation of the real cause of her parents death. Holmes and Russell team up with a former Pinkerton agent Dashiell Hammett, several residents of Chinatown, and a cast of irregulars to solve the mystery that has plagued Mary for ten years. On their way back to Britain from India, Holmes and Russell stop at Russells childhood home in San Francisco. As they approach San Francisco, Russell becomes more and more distracted. Holmes concludes from this, and her recurring dreams of falling objects, a faceless man, and locked rooms, that she is repressing some unpleasant memory. Russell denies this and tries to trac...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=547145