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The Language of Bees - Laurie R. King
The Language of Bees
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For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroad is a delicious anticipation. But the longed for sweetness of their homecoming is quickly tempered by a bitter memory from her husband's past.
For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroad is a delicious anticipation. But the longed for sweetness of their homecoming is quickly tempered by a bitter memory from her husband's past.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780749007195 (0749007192)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
Series: Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (#9)
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.5 The Language of Bees (Mary Russell #9)
First of all, if you like audiobooks at all and think you might be interested in this series, I'd whole-heartedly recommend listening to any of the Mary Russell books narrated by Jenny Sterlin. She does such a good job that I'd rather listen to these than read them. I went 3.5 stars for this one ...
To Shoot or Not to Shoot
To Shoot or Not to Shoot rated it
3.0 The Language of Bees
Have an extra half star. Picked it up for the title. Initially I was a bit disappointed by the main character Mary and by the writing which is a bit ponderous, but it soon picked up as I got to know her properly. This isn't this first in this series - actually the ninth - so I guess the author had n...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 OK, That Was Intense
For those who don't know, the Mary Russell series are books of basically Sherlock Holmes fan fiction. Set in the early 20th Century, King gives Holmes a female romantic and professional partner, Mary Russell, a much younger--and feminist partner. And yes, incongruous and unlikely as that might sound...
Read Fragment
Read Fragment rated it
The intricacies of this story made for a slow middle, but once the villain's shape began to emerge, momentum carried me straight through to the second book of this pair.
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
4.0 The Language of Bees (Mary Russell Novels)
Good, probably heading into my favorite LRK novels..you can def. see the characters really coming into their own.
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