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Russell, Mary (Fictitious character)

Overview
Works: 12 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 2,267 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Suspense fiction, American  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction  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 )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,334 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 moor : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
    Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, investigate a death at Dartmoor and sightings of a phantom coach on the moor
    A letter of Mary by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
    An old archaeologist friend gives Mary Russell a curled scrap of papyrus covered with Greek symbols. Soon the friend has been murdered, and Mary and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, realize that they are not only solving a murder, but harboring a relic that could stand Christendom on its ear
    The moor [a Mary Russell mystery] by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
    Reverend Barring-Gould seeks Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell to assist him on an eerie mystery. There have been sightings of a ghostly carriage and a gigantic dog on the landscape of the Hound of the Baskervilles
    O Jerusalem by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
    Sherlock Holmes comes out of retirement to travel with his 19-year-ole partner Mary Russell to Palestine where they embark on a dangerous mission
    Justice Hall by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
    Now Mary Russell and her husband , Sherlock Holmes, must solve a mystery lurking deep within Justice Hall: a mansion of dizzying beauty and unearthly perfection
    A letter of Mary : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
    August 1923. All is quiet in the Holmes household in Sussex as Mary Russell works on academic research while Sherlock Holmes conducts malodorous chemistry experiments. But the peace quickly disappears as out of the past comes Dorothy Ruskin, an amateur archeologist from the Holy Land, who brings the couple a lovely inlaid box with a tattered roll of stained papyrus inside. The evening following their meeting, Miss Ruskin dies in a traffic accident that Holmes and Mary soon 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 scroll itself, a deeply troubling letter that seems to have been written by Mary Magdalene and that contains a biblical bombshell
    The language of bees by Laurie R King( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 53 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
    The language of bees : a Mary Russell novel by Laurie R King( Book )
    2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
    In a case that will push their relationship to the breaking point, Mary Russell must help reverse the greatest failure of her legendary husband's storied past--a painful and personal defeat that still has the power to sting ... this time fatally. For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months
    The beekeeper's apprentice ; or, on the segregation of the queen by Laurie R King( Book )
    1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
    "In the early years of WWI, 15-year-old American Mary Russell encounters [Sherlock] Holmes, retired in Sussex Downs where Conan Doyle left him raising bees. Mary, an orphan rebelling against her guardian aunt's strictures, impresses the sleuth with her intelligence and acumen. Holmes initiates her into the mysteries of detection, allowing her to participate in a few cases when she comes home from her studies at Oxford. The collaboration is ignited by the kidnapping in Wales of Jessica Simpson, daughter of an American senator." Publ Wkly. "A wonderfully original and entertaining story that is funny, heartwarming, and full of intrigue ... Holmes fans, history buffs, lovers of humor and adventure, and mystery devotees will all find King's book absorbing from beginning to end." Booklist
 
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