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Russell, Mary (Fictitious character)

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Works: 48 works in 278 publications in 6 languages and 17,175 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Detective and mystery stories, English  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Young adult works  Spy stories 
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 )
    16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,012 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 game by Laurie R King( file )
    12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,247 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 by Laurie R King( file )
    8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
    Haunted by her dreams, Mary Russell arrives in San Francisco in 1924 to settle her parents' estate. But she quickly encounters a few surprises and learns there may be a great deal more to her childhood in this city than she ever knew. As Mary tries to cobble the pieces of her shadowy past together, her husband Holmes wonders if she may be repressing vital memories. And one thing seems certain--someone wants Mary's remembrances to stay buried
    The God of the hive : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R King( Book )
    11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,015 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
    The beekeeper's apprentice, or, On the segregation of the queen by Laurie R King( Book )
    24 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 963 libraries worldwide
    Chance meeting with a Sussex beekeeper turns into a pivotal, personal transformation when fifteen-year-old Mary Russell discovers that the beekeeper is the reclusive, retired detective Sherlock Holmes, who soon takes on the role of mentor and teacher
    The moor : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    20 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 926 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
    Locked rooms : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 882 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
    A letter of Mary : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    11 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Croatian and held by 875 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 847 libraries worldwide
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    Garment of shadows : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R King( Book )
    7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
    The shadows of war are drawing over the ancient city of Fez, and Holmes badly wants the wisdom and courage of his wife, who has gone missing. As Holmes searches for her, and Russell, suffering a temporary memory loss, searches for her "self," each tries to crack deadly parallel puzzles before it's too late for them, for Africa, and for the peace of Europe
    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 832 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
    The game : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
    Traveling incognito, Mary Russell and her 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 intrigue
    Justice Hall by Laurie R King( file )
    7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 695 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."--Container
    The language of bees by Laurie R King( file )
    11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 642 libraries worldwide
    When Sherlock Holmes's son appears unexpectedly on their cottage doorstep, Mary Russell senses that something is amiss. Sure enough, the young man disappears as quickly as he had surfaced. But danger lurks!
    Justice Hall : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 544 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?
    Pirate king by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 521 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
    Garment of shadows [a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes] by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 406 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 )
    8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 370 libraries worldwide
    A Monstrous Regiment of Women continues Mary Russell's adventures as a worthy student of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and as an ever more skilled sleuth in her own right. Looking for respite in London after a stupefying visit from relatives, Mary encounters a friend from Oxford. The young woman introduces Mary to her current enthusiasm, a strange and enigmatic woman named Margery Childe, who leads something called "The New Temple of God." It seems to be a charismatic sect involved in the post-World War I suffrage movement, with a feminist slant on Christianity. Mary is curious about the woman, and intrigued. Is the New Temple a front for something more sinister? When a series of murders claims members of the movement's wealthy young female volunteers and principal contributors, Mary, with Holmes in the background, begins to investigate. Things become more desperate than either of them expected as Mary's search plunges her into the worst danger she has yet faced
    The moor [a Mary Russell mystery] by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 353 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
    A letter of Mary by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
    The day after she delivers a letter that appears to have been written by Mary Magdalene, the amateur archaeologist is killed in a car accident that proves to be murder, and Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell investigate
 
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English (218)
Russian (2)
French (1)
Croatian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Korean (1)
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