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Laurie R. King

Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of thirteen Mary Russell mysteries, five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli, the Stuyvesant & Grey novels Touchstone and The Bones of Paris, and the acclaimed A Darker Place, Folly, and Keeping Watch. She lives in Northern California.

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Dreaming Spies
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Hardcover | February 17, 2015
$26.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-53179-7 (0-345-53179-5)

Laurie R. King’s New York Times bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, are critically acclaimed and beloved by readers for the author’s adept interplay of history and adventure. Now the intrepid duo is finally trying to take a little time for themselves—only to be swept... Read more






The Bones of Paris
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-53178-0 (0-345-53178-7)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE SACRAMENTO BEE

New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King, beloved for her acclaimed Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series, consistently writes richly detailed and thoroughly suspenseful novels that bring a distant time and place to brilliant life. Now, in this thrilling new... Read more






The Bones of Paris
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Hardcover | September 2013
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-53176-6 (0-345-53176-0)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE SACRAMENTO BEE

New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King, beloved for her acclaimed Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series, consistently writes richly detailed and thoroughly suspenseful novels that bring a distant time and place to brilliant life. Now, in this thrilling new... Read more






Garment of Shadows
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | August 2013
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38676-9 (0-553-38676-X)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Laurie R. King’s New York Times bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, comprise one of today’s most acclaimed mystery series. Now, in their newest and most thrilling adventure, the couple is separated by a shocking circumstance in a perilous part of the... Read more






Pirate King (with bonus short story Beekeeping for Beginners)
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | April 2012
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38675-2 (0-553-38675-1)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
In England’s young silent-film industry, the megalomaniacal Randolph Fflytte is king. But rumors of criminal activities swirl around his popular movie studio. At the request of Scotland Yard, Mary Russell travels undercover to the set of Fflytte’s latest cinematic extravaganza, Pirate King. Based on Gilbert... Read more






A Study in Sherlock
Edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger, Contribution by Lee Child, Neil Gaiman and Alan Bradley
Bantam | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8246-6 (0-8129-8246-0)

BESTSELLING AUTHORS GO HOLMES—IN AN IRRESISTIBLE NEW COLLECTION edited by award-winning Sherlockians Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
 
Neil Gaiman. Laura Lippman. Lee Child. These are just three of eighteen superstar authors who provide fascinating, thrilling, and utterly original perspectives on Sherlock Holmes in this one-of-a-kind book. These modern masters place... Read more






The God of the Hive
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | August 2011
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-59041-8 (0-553-59041-3)

Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath of a murderous secret organization bent on infiltrating the government. Now they are separated and on the run, wanted by the police, and pursued across the Continent by a ruthless enemy with limitless resources and powerful connections.

Unstoppable together, Russell and...

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The Game
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-553-38637-0 (0-553-38637-9)



It’s only the second day of 1924, but Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, find themselves embroiled in intrigue. It starts with a New Year’s visit from Holmes’s brother Mycroft, who comes bearing a strange package containing the papers of an English spy named Kimball O’Hara—the same Kimball known to... Read more






The Language of Bees
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-553-58834-7 (0-553-58834-6)

For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroad was especially sweet. There was even a mystery to solve—the unexplained disappearance of an entire colony of bees from one of Holmes’s beloved hives.
But the anticipated sweetness of their homecoming is quickly tempered by... Read more






Locked Rooms
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-553-38638-7 (0-553-38638-7)

En route to San Francisco to settle her family’s estate, Mary Russell, in the company of husband Sherlock Holmes, falls prey to troubling dreams—and even more troubling behavior. In 1906, when Mary was six, the city was devastated by a catastrophic earthquake. For years Mary has insisted she lived elsewhere at... Read more






Justice Hall
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38171-9 (0-553-38171-7)

Only hours after Holmes and Russell return from solving one 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... Read more






O Jerusalem
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-38324-9 (0-553-38324-8)


At the close of the year 1918, forced to flee England, Sherlock Holmes and his nineteen-year-old apprentice Mary Russell enter British-occupied Palestine under the auspices of Holmes’s enigmatic brother, Mycroft. Their arrival coincides with a rash of unsolved murders that has baffled the authorities and seems unrelated to the growing tensions... Read more






Touchstone
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | December 2008
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-58666-4 (0-553-58666-1)

New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King takes us to a remote cottage in Cornwall in this gripping tale of intrigue, terrorism, and explosive passions that begins with a visit to a recluse code-named . . .

Once studied by British intelligence for his excruciating sensitivity to the world’s turmoil... Read more






The Art of Detection
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Paperback | May 2007
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-58833-0 (0-553-58833-8)

In this thrilling new crime novel that ingeniously bridges Laurie R. King’s Edgar and Creasey Awards—winning Kate Martinelli series and her bestselling series starring Mary Russell, San Francisco homicide detective Kate Martinelli crosses paths with Sherlock Holmes–in a spellbinding dual mystery that could come only from the “intelligent, witty, and complex”... Read more






Califia's Daughters
Written by Leigh Richards and Laurie R. King
Spectra | Paperback | August 2004
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-58667-1 (0-553-58667-X)

Set in the near future and inspired by the captivating myth of the warrior queen Califia, this brilliantly inventive novel tells the story of a small, peaceful community of women tucked away in a world gone mad.

Only the elders of the Valley remember life the way it used to be, when... Read more






Keeping Watch
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | February 2004
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38252-5 (0-553-38252-7)

Acclaimed as one of the most original talents to emerge in the last decade, award-winning author Laurie R. King returns to Folly Island to deliver her most stunning achievement yet--a breathtaking novel of suspense that explores the very essence of good and evil.

Allen Carmichael came back from Vietnam a lifetime ago--but... Read more






The Hound of the Baskervilles
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Introduction by Laurie R. King
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$9.00/11.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6606-0 (0-8129-6606-6)

Introduction by Laurie R. King
 
The most famous of the Sherlock Holmes stories, The Hound of the Baskervilles features the phantom dog of Dartmoor, which, according to an ancient legend, has haunted the Baskervilles for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville dies suddenly of a heart attack on the grounds of... Read more






Folly
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Trade Paperback | May 2002
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-38151-1 (0-553-38151-2)

An acclaimed master of suspense creates a heroine you will never forget in this superbly chilling novel of a woman who begins a desperate undertaking that may transform her life--or end it.

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR WORST FEARS AREN’T ALL IN YOUR MIND?

Rae Newborn is a woman on the edge: on the... Read more






Night Work
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Paperback | November 2000
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-57825-6 (0-553-57825-1)

Night Work

Kate and her partner, Al Hawkin, are called to a scene of carefully executed murder: the victim is a muscular man, handcuffed and strangled, a stun gun's faint burn on his chest and candy in his pocket. The likeliest person to want him dead, his often-abused wife, is meek and... Read more






A Darker Place
Written by Laurie R. King
Bantam | Paperback | December 1999
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-57824-9 (0-553-57824-3)

Called "one of the most original talents to emerge in the '90s" by Kirkus Reviews, award-winning author Laurie R. King delivers an intelligent, terrifying, engrossing drama of good and evil, unlike any she has written before...

A respected university professor, Anne Waverly has a past known to few: Years ago, her own... Read more





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