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Russell, Mary (Fictitious character)

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Works: 48 works in 311 publications in 1 language and 19,397 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  History  Detective and mystery stories, American  Detective and mystery stories, English  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Spy stories  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Classifications: PS3561.I4813, 813.54
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Publications about Mary (Fictitious character) Russell
Most widely held works about Mary (Fictitious character) Russell
    O Jerusalem : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,056 libraries worldwide
    In 1919, Sherlock Holmes and his future wife Mary Russell are smuggled into Palestine under cover of darkness. Disguised as Arabs they foil a Turkish plot to regain control of Jerusalem from the British
    The God of the hive : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R King( Book )
    13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
    Maintaining contact by cryptic notes with her husband, Sherlock Holmes, and with Holmes' young granddaughter in her safekeeping, Russell will have to call on instincts she didn't know she had they are pursued by a killer immune from the sting of justice
    The game by Laurie R King( file )
    12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
    English spy Kimball O'Hara - who inspired Rudyard Kipling's famous title character in Kim - has gone missing and is feared either kidnapped or killed. Russell and Holmes, a secret friend of Kim, make for India to take up the search
    Locked rooms : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    20 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,175 libraries worldwide
    Mary Russell and her husband Sherlock Holmes are on their way from Bombay to San Francisco to settle some legal affairs related to Mary's inheritance of her family's estate. Approaching port, Mary becomes afflicted with troubling dreams and irrational behavior. Mary was six years old when the 1906 San Francisco earthquake occurred, but she denies having any memory of that time. She was also the only survivor of an automobile "accident" in 1914. As questions are asked, more family members seemed to have died in violent, unexplained ways. Aided by a hard-boiled crime writer named Dashiell Hammett, Russell and Holmes attempt to discover why Mary is targeted for assassination
    The game : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    23 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
    Traveling incognito, Mary Russell and her famed spouse, Sherlock Holmes, head for India to search for a missing spy, the famous orphan who inspired Rudyard Kipling's Kim, and find themselves caught up in a dangerous, high-level game of intrigue and political machinations
    Locked rooms by Laurie R King( file )
    9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
    Mary Russell and her husband Sherlock Holmes are on their way from Bombay to San Francisco to settle some legal affairs related to Mary's inheritance of her family's estate. Approaching port, Mary becomes afflicted with troubling dreams and irrational behavior. Mary was six years old when the 1906 San Francisco earthquake occurred, but she denies having any memory of that time. She was also the only survivor of an automobile "accident" in 1914. As questions are asked, more family members seemed to have died in violent, unexplained ways. Aided by a hard-boiled crime writer named Dashiell Hammett, Russell and Holmes attempt to discover why Mary is targeted for assassination
    The beekeeper's apprentice, or, On the segregation of the queen by Laurie R King( Book )
    22 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 998 libraries worldwide
    In 1914, a young woman named Mary Russell meets a retired beekeeper on the Sussex Downs. His name is Sherlock Holmes. And although he may have all the Victorian "flaws" listed above, the Great Detective is no fool, and can spot a fellow intellect even in a fifteen-year-old woman. So, at first informally, then consciously, he takes Mary as his apprentice. They work on a few small local cases, then, on a larger and more urgent investigation, which ends successfully. All the time, Mary is developing as a detective in her own right, with the benefit of the knowledge and experience of her mentor and, increasingly, friend. And 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 off their relationship
    The moor : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    19 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
    Twenty years after he solved the case of the hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes returns to Dartmoor to investigate a murder and another sighting of the hound. On this occasion he is accompanied by his wife, Mary Russell, who narrates
    Garment of shadows : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R King( Book )
    9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
    In a strange room in Morocco, Mary Russell is trying to solve a pressing mystery: Who am I? She has awakened with shadows in her mind, blood on her hands, and soldiers pounding at the door. Out in the hive-like streets, she discovers herself strangely adept in the skills of the underworld, escaping through alleys and rooftops, picking pockets and locks. She is clothed like a man, and armed only with her wits and a scrap of paper showing a mysterious symbol. Overhead, warplanes pass ominously north. Meanwhile, Holmes is pulled by two old friends and a distant relation into the growing war between France, Spain, and the Rif Revolt led by Emir Abd el-Krim - who could be a Robin Hood, or a power-mad tribesman
    A letter of Mary : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
    Late in the summer of 1923, Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the illustrious Sherlock Holmes, are ensconced in their home on the Sussex Downs, giving themselves over to their studies: Russell to her theology, and Holmes to his malodorous chemical experiments. Interrupting the idyllic scene, amateur archaeologist Miss Dorothy Ruskin visits with a startling puzzle. Working in the Holy Land, she has unearthed a tattered roll of papyrus with a message from Mary Magdalene. Miss Ruskin wants Russell to safeguard the letter. But when Miss Ruskin is killed in a traffic accident, Russell and Holmes find themselves on the trail of a fiendishly clever murderer. Clearly there was more to Miss Ruskin than met the eye. But why was she murdered? Was it her involvement in the volatile politics of the Holy Land? Was it her championing of women's rights? Or was it the scroll--a deeply troubling letter that could prove to be a Biblical bombshell? In either case, Russell and Holmes soon find that solving her murder may be murder itself
    O Jerusalem by Laurie R King( file )
    10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
    Unabridged
    The god of the hive a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R King( file )
    6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
    Maintaining tenuous contact only by means of coded messages and cryptic notes with her husband, Sherlock Holmes, and with Holmes' young granddaughter in her safekeeping, Russell will have to call on instincts she didn't know she had as the famous husband and wife sleuths are pursued by a killer immune from the sting of justice
    Justice Hall by Laurie R King( file )
    10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
    Five years after working with Ali and Mahmoud Hazr in Palestine, Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell are shocked when they meet the brothers again in England. Instead of Arabs, their friends are really British aristocrats, Alistair and Marsh Hughenfort. The brothers need help finding the heir to their family estate, the stunningly beautiful Justice Hall. This is a search that will eventually take Holmes and Russell thousands of miles from home
    Pirate king by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
    "As Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes embark on their 11th adventure together, they find themselves immersed in the world of silent filmmaking. Here, the pirates are real-- and unlike the shooting done with a camera, this sort can be deadly" -- from publisher's web site
    The language of bees : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
    For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroad was especially sweet. There was even a mystery to solve--the unexplained disappearance of an entire colony of bees from one of Holmes's beloved hives. But the anticipated sweetness of their homecoming is quickly tempered by a galling memory from her husband's past. Mary had met Damian Adler only once before, when the promising surrealist painter had been charged with--and exonerated from--murder. Now the talented and troubled young man was enlisting their help again, this time in a desperate search for his missing wife and child
    The language of bees by Laurie R King( file )
    10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 640 libraries worldwide
    Returning to London after extensive travels abroad, Mary and husband Sherlock Holmes receive an unexpected visit from Sherlock's estranged son Damian. Years ago, Damian was arrested following the muder of his drug dealer. No more people have died, and Damian is once again a suspect. Further complicating matters, Damian's wife and child are missing. While Sherlock helps Damian search for his loved ones, Mary launches her own investigation in an attempt to reveal Damian's troubled history
    Justice Hall : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
    Only hours after Holmes and Russell return from solving one murky riddle on the moor, another knocks on their front door ... literally. It's a mystery that begins during the Great War, when Gabriel Hughenfort died 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 set in a garden modeled on Paradise, that they fully understand the irony echoed in the family motto, Justicia fortitudo mea est: A trail of ominous clues comprise a mystery that leads from an English hamlet to the city of Paris to the wild prairie of the New World. The trap is set, the game is afoot; but can Holmes and Russell catch an elusive killer -- or has the murderer caught them?
    Garment of shadows [a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes] by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
    Waking up in Morocco with no memory of her identity, Mary Russell is enmeshed in the political and military uprisings of Europe, while Sherlock Holmes taps the assistance of T. E. Lawrence to restore Mary's memory and prevent a full-scale war that threatens countless lives
    A monstrous regiment of women by Laurie R King( Book )
    7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
    Theologian Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes team up to solve the murder of a wealthy feminist in London. The victim belonged to a movement whose demands go far beyond what the suffragettes seek. By the author of The Beekeeper's Apprentice
    The moor [a Mary Russell mystery] by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    10 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
    In their latest case, married sleuths Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes pay a visit to Devonshire to puzzle through a centuries-old family curse
 
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