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Justice Hall Audiobook

Justice Hall

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Publisher's Summary

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?

© 2002 Laurie R. King; (P) 2003 Recorded Books

What the Critics Say

"A spellbinding mystery...superb." (The Washington Post)
"Consistently smart and poignant...[Conan Doyle] would probably approve." (Chicago Tribune)
"Audacious...Mary Russell is never less than fascinating company." (Los Angeles Times)

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    Wendy 06-13-15
    Wendy 06-13-15
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    "First half dull, second half attention grabbing"

    The story was excellent after you labored through the first half of the book. It dragged on and on with exhausting descriptions of Justice Hall that really had little to do with the story line. It was worth the persistence though as the story bloomed.

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    JWH 06-11-15
    JWH 06-11-15
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    "Good read"

    Another good story. Characters were more interesting here than in oh Jerusalem. Narrator does a fine job - perhaps with the exception of any form of North American accent! But hardly a deterrent as a listener.

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    Judith 05-27-15
    Judith 05-27-15 Member Since 2015
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    "One of the best!"

    Working my way through the series and Justice Hall stands out. Many twists and turns, a poignant family story and Ms. King's wonderful prose bring the reader much closer to these characters than in some of the other books. Jenny Sterlin is a wonder!

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    Justina 05-16-15
    Justina 05-16-15
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    "wonderful"

    I love this series . I have been hooked since the Beekeepers apprentice.

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    Taylor Savage 05-02-15
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    "Never liked Sherlock before this..."
    If you could sum up Justice Hall in three words, what would they be?

    Mary Russell Shines!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The Mary Russell character adds such superb depth to what could be just another English murder mystery series. Laurie H. King crafted the Mary Russell character so she doesn't always follow the rules of the times. Her partnership with Holmes and her own sharp mind allows her to move through the world in genius disguises. The character is bigger than live, tough, independent and as smart as he. What could be better?


    Any additional comments?

    The series is full of wonderful history, it is truly riveting, and Jenny Sterlin is an amazing performer. Cudos to all involved!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Julefool 04-22-15
    Julefool 04-22-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Wonderful read after O Jerusalem!"

    This book is appreciated much more if "O Jerusalem" is read first. A masterpiece! It exceeded my expectations. Narrator wonderful.
    Characters full.

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    A. Zell 04-20-15
    A. Zell 04-20-15
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    "One of the Best!"

    Many suspects, incredible setting and globe-trotting to Canada. It's Russell and Holmes with some wonderful new friends. You won't be sorry!

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    Jamie 03-16-15
    Jamie 03-16-15
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    "Great Listen!"

    I think that after The Beekeeper's Apprentice this is my next favorite Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes book by far! The story is very interesting and Jenny Sterlin, as always, does a fantastic job!

    I never would have guessed where this book was headed or what the twist and turns there were going to be, but that's what made it so interesting and compelling. If you are a fan of the other Mary Russell/Sherlock Homes books, then I full-heartedly recommend this book! There is enough interaction between the two main character, that remind you of the other stories before, with a great mix of new/old character that ultimately make for a fantastic read/listen!

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    NoelleJ 02-09-15
    NoelleJ 02-09-15
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    "A favorite"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Justice Hall to be better than the print version?

    Equally good


    Any additional comments?

    I love, love, love Justice Hall and O Jerusalem. I just listened to them back to back and will listen again and again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Hcantwell 01-23-15
    Hcantwell 01-23-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Swept Away"

    The details of the Hall, the People who inhabit it and whom it inhabits along with the tensions and twists of the story make this an enjoyable listen. Outstanding narration/storytelling.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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