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    • Island of the Mad

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 506
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 464
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 464

    With Mrs. Hudson gone from their lives and domestic chaos building, the last thing Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, need is to help an old friend with her mad and missing aunt. Lady Vivian Beaconsfield has spent most of her adult life in one asylum after another, since the loss of her brother and father in the Great War. And although her mental state seemed to be improving, she’s now disappeared after an outing from Bethlem Royal Hospital...better known as Bedlam.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a little let down but still worth the listen.

    • By Victoria L Snyder on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Beekeeper's Apprentice, or On the Segregation of the Queen

    • Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Book 1
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,044
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,716
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,702

    This program includes a preface read by the author. In 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, the young Mary Russell displays an intellect to impress even Sherlock Holmes - and match him wit for wit. Under his reluctant tutelage, this very modern 20th-century woman proves a deft protégée and a fitting partner for the Victorian detective.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great mystery!

    • By Ruth on 03-24-14

    Regular price: $25.50

    • For the Sake of the Game

    • Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon
    • By: Laurie R. King - editor, Leslie S. Klinger - editor, Peter S. Beagle, and others
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner, Simon Vance, Derek Perkins, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    For the Sake of the Game is the latest volume in the award-winning series from New York Times best-selling editors Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger, with stories of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, and friends in a variety of eras and forms. King and Klinger have a simple formula: Ask some of the world's greatest writers-regardless of genre - to be inspired by the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle. The results are surprising and joyous. 

    Regular price: $24.47

    • A Letter of Mary: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

    • The Mary Russell Series, Book 3
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,084
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,005
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,008

    The third book in the Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes series. It is 1923. Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the retired Sherlock Holmes, are enjoying the summer together on their Sussex estate when they are visited by an old friend, Miss Dorothy Ruskin, an archeologist just returned from Palestine.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sherlock, Mary Russell, & Mary Magdalene....what?

    • By Steph on 06-22-14

    Regular price: $25.51

    • A Monstrous Regiment of Women: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

    • The Mary Russell Series, Book 2
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,590
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,461
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,452

    It is 1921 and Mary Russell - Sherlock Holmes's brilliant apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a degree in theology - is on the verge of acquiring a sizable inheritance. Independent at last, with a passion for divinity and detective work, her most baffling mystery may now involve Holmes and the burgeoning of a deeper affection between herself and the retired detective.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Echoes of "Another Shirt Ruined!"

    • By PeachPecan on 05-02-14

    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Murder of Mary Russell

    • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin, Susan Lyons
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,253
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150

    Mary Russell is used to dark secrets - her own and those of her famous partner and husband, Sherlock Holmes. Trust is a thing slowly given, but over the course of a decade together, the two have forged an indissoluble bond. And what of the other person to whom Mary Russell has opened her heart: the couple's longtime housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A New Twist for Holmes & Co.

    • By Carole T. on 04-13-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Language of Bees

    • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,577
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,173
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162

    New York Times best-selling author Laurie R. King has won or been nominated for every major award in mystery writing. King's beloved sleuth Mary Russell here attempts to reverse her legendary husband, Sherlock Holmes', greatest failure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To all Holmes buff's,

    • By mike on 06-04-10

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Garment of Shadows

    • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Book 12
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin, Robert Ian Mackenzie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 943
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 828
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 835

    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 on the door. Out in the hivelike 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 containing a mysterious Arabic phrase. Overhead, warplanes pass ominously north.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Be Careful What You Wish For

    • By Jeanette Finan on 09-18-12

    Regular price: $24.46

    • Mary Russell's War

    • And Other Stories of Suspense
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 290
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285

    In nine short stories, seven of which have never previously been available in print, and one brand-new, never-before-seen Sherlock Holmes mystery - available together for the first time - Laurie R. King blends her long-running brand of crime fiction with historical treats and narrative sleight of hand.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exquisite as usual.

    • By J. A. Hermes on 03-09-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Mary's Christmas

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    From the collection Mary Russell's War, "Mary's Christmas" delivers the author's signature blend of narrative mastery and historical detail while shining light on previously unexplored corners of the Russell-Holmes universe. Laurie R. King blends her long-running brand of crime fiction with historical treats and narrative sleight of hand.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • well done! classic Mary

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-10-17

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Moor: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

    • Mary Russell, Book 4
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 881
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 806
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 805

    In the eerie wasteland of Dartmoor, Sherlock Holmes summons his devoted wife and partner, Mary Russell, from her studies at Oxford to aid the investigation of a death and some disturbing phenomena of a decidedly supernatural origin. Through the mists of the moor there have been sightings of a spectral coach made of bones carrying a woman long-ago accused of murdering her husband - and of a hound with a single glowing eye.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Excellent Entry

    • By Gary L. Richardson on 04-07-15

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Locked Rooms

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,498
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,060
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,059

    New York Times best-selling author Laurie R. King has won sweeping critical acclaim and an impressive collection of awards for her writing. Although other writers have tried, no one has matched King's ability to capture the allure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary sleuth, Sherlock Holmes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't miss this jewel!

    • By Melanie on 06-17-07

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Dreaming Spies

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,341
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,337

    For years now, readers of the Russell Memoirs have wondered about the tantalizing mentions of Japan. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes had spent three weeks there, between India ( The Game) and San Francisco ( Locked Rooms). The time has finally come to tell that story. It is 1925, and Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes arrive home to find...a stone. A stone with a name, which they last saw in the Tokyo garden of the future emperor of Japan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haiku and Holmes - A Fine Brew

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-22-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The God of the Hive

    • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,765
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329

    New York Times best-selling author Laurie R. King enjoys immense popularity and a resounding chorus of critical acclaim for her exquisite mysteries. The God of the Hive continues the thread King began in The Language of Bees, in which Mary Russell and her famous husband, Sherlock Holmes, face trouble with Scotland Yard and the deadliest of adversaries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Imaginative and engrossing listen

    • By connie on 05-01-10

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Justice Hall

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,549
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,127

    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?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Holmes since Arthur Conan Doyle

    • By S. Dale on 01-15-04

    Regular price: $20.99

    • O Jerusalem

    • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,065
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061

    It is 1918. Coming out of retirement, an aging Sherlock Holmes travels to Palestine with his 19-year-old partner, Mary Russell. There, disguised as ragged Bedouins, they embark on a dangerous mission. If they fail, the holy city goes up in flames.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • O Jerusalem! What fun!

    • By pdxAlexa on 05-06-09

    Regular price: $23.08

    • The Game

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    In the early days of 1924, Mary Russell and her husband, the inimitable Sherlock Holmes, are given an urgent task by his brother, Mycroft: find a British spy gone missing along India's northwest frontier, where men are dying and trouble is brewing. The spy's name? It is one Holmes knows from his sojourn in India long ago, and one Russell knows from a book. It is Kimball O'Hara, known to the world by the name Rudyard Kipling called him - Kim....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From Aristocrat to beggar

    • By Kindle Customer on 11-21-18

    Regular price: $22.27

    • The God of the Hive

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    It began as a problem in one of Holmes' beloved beehives, led to a murderous cult, and ended - or so they'd hoped - with a daring escape from a sacrificial altar. Instead, Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath and the limitless resources of those they've thwarted. Now they are separated and on the run, wanted by the police and pursued across the continent by a ruthless enemy with powerful connections. Unstoppable together, Russell and Holmes will have to survive this time apart, maintaining tenuous contact only by means of coded messages and cryptic notes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorites!

    • By Anonymous User on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $18.54

    • Stately Holmes

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    From the collection Mary Russell's War, "Stately Holmes" delivers the author's signature blend of narrative mastery and historical detail while shining light on previously unexplored corners of the Russell-Holmes universe. Laurie R. King blends her long-running brand of crime fiction with historical treats and narrative sleight of hand.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun quick glimpse into a Holmes Christmas

    • By Hellon Taylor on 04-29-18

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • By: John Joseph Adams (editor), Robert J. Sawyer, Christopher Roden, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 21 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 597
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 402

    A modern short story collection featuring the great detective.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Improbable and Incredible.

    • By Shannyn Campbell on 03-28-10

    Regular price: $29.99

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