Laurie R. King's A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Mary Russell and Sherlock PDF

By Laurie R. King

ISBN-10: 1429936525

ISBN-13: 9781429936521

It really is 1921 and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's superb apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a level in theology--is at the verge of buying a large inheritance. self reliant eventually, with a fondness for divinity and detective paintings, her such a lot baffling secret may perhaps now contain Holmes and the burgeoning of a deeper affection among herself and the retired detective. Russell's attentions flip to the hot Temple of God and its chief, Margery Childe, a charismatic suffragette and a mystic, whose draw at the younger theology student is impossible to resist. but if 4 bluestockings from the Temple occur useless presently after altering their wills, may possibly sins of a capital nature be afoot? Holmes and Russell examine, as their partnership takes a stunning flip.

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