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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 406
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376

    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 3,924
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,604
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,589

    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

    • 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 1,542
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,417
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,410

    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

    • Locked Rooms

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,474
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036

    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

    • 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 1,060
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 982
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 985

    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

    • Justice Hall

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,524
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,103

    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

    • 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 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,545
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,131

    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

    • 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 853
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 783
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 782

    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

    • 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 1,344
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,040
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • if you like Russell as theologian

    • By connie on 08-24-09

    Regular price: $23.08

    • 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 1,228
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,129

    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 Game

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    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
    • Makes the past come alive

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-21-18

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Dreaming Spies

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,484
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,324
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,320

    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

    • 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 924
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 810
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 817

    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

    • Pirate King

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    In England’s silent-film industry, Randolph Fflytte is king. Mary Russell is dispatched to investigate the criminal activities that surround Fflytte’s movie studio, but nothing seems amiss until the company starts rehearsals in Lisbon. There the 13 blonde-haired, blue-eyed actresses whom Mary is bemusedly chaperoning meet the swarm of real buccaneers Fflytte has recruited to provide authenticity. As movie make-believe becomes true terror, Russell and Holmes themselves may experience a final fade-out.

    Regular price: $22.79

    • 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 304
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fine for fans of the series

    • By Robin on 02-26-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Beekeeping for Beginners

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Robert Ian Mackenzie
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287

    Best-selling, award-winning author Laurie R. King’s tales featuring Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell are among the most popular mysteries being published. Here, King explores the great detective’s initial meeting with Russell. Holmes is in a decidedly dark temper as he searches the countryside for wild bees, until he meets the headstrong young woman who will become his apprentice and eventual bride.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great short story

    • By Phalene on 05-28-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The God of the Hive

    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    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

    • The Game

    • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,078
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 859
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 858

    The seventh Mary Russell novel finds her searching for the missing Kimball O'Hara, the famous "Kim" of the Rudyard Kipling novel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Grand Conceit, A Deligntful Listen

    • By Patrick Mabry, Jr. on 09-25-13

    Regular price: $41.97

    • Pirate King

    • A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
    • By: Laurie R. King
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 935
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 823
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 825

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favorite Mary Russell

    • By chris on 10-01-11

    Regular price: $24.46

    • 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 1,739
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305

    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

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