The Resource A letter of Mary : a Mary Russell novel, Laurie R. King

A letter of Mary : a Mary Russell novel, Laurie R. King

Label
A letter of Mary : a Mary Russell novel
Title
A letter of Mary
Title remainder
a Mary Russell novel
Statement of responsibility
Laurie R. King
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
August 1923. All is quiet in the Holmes household in Sussex as Mary Russell works on academic research while Sherlock Holmes conducts malodorous chemistry experiments. But the peace quickly disappears as out of the past comes Dorothy Ruskin, an amateur archeologist from the Holy Land, who brings the couple a lovely inlaid box with a tattered roll of stained papyrus inside. The evening following their meeting, Miss Ruskin dies in a traffic accident that Holmes and Mary soon prove was murder. But what was the motivation? Was it the little inlaid box holding the manuscript? Or the woman's involvement in the volatile politics of the Holy Land? Or could it have been the scroll itself, a deeply troubling letter that seems to have been written by Mary Magdalene and that contains a biblical bombshell..
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Summary
Mary Russell, now married to Sherlock Holmes, is approached by an amateur archaeologist who brings Mary, and her husband, the remarkable discovery she has made: a letter that seems to have been written by Mary Magdalene
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Writing style
Character
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038204
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King, Laurie R
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1859-1930
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Doyle, Arthur Conan
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True
Series statement
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes mysteries
Series volume
0003
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  • Holmes, Sherlock
  • Russell, Mary
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
A letter of Mary : a Mary Russell novel, Laurie R. King
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xv, 315 p.
Isbn
9780553577808
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780553577808
Label
A letter of Mary : a Mary Russell novel, Laurie R. King
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xv, 315 p.
Isbn
9780553577808
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780553577808

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