- Unknown Binding
- ISBN-10: 0553907557
- ISBN-13: 978-0553907551
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (270 customer reviews)
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Enjoyable installment in the series and I look forward to the next one.
That's the only thing that mars an otherwise wonderful book full of twists and turns, characters who may not be who they appear to be, and just a little bit of action.
I'm a great believer in reading a series like this in order, but a stranger to the Russell books could enjoy this one without reading the previous eleven.
Laurie R king never disappoints. Though I skipped a few in the series to read this she seamlessly fills in just enough of the Russell-Holmes history to keep the reader apprised. Read morePublished 1 day ago by elsarie
The best of the series yet. I found the history and the cultural information fascinating. Taking the story idea from history and adding the mystery during a time we/ never... Read morePublished 13 days ago by it's me
WAs not interested in the other language - also felt confused by the opening chapters. Did not move very rapidly, rather draggy in spots.Published 20 days ago by Glenn Cline
I was really looking forward to this book but just can't get into it. I'm not giving up yet but hope it picks up soon!Published 21 days ago by Amanda M. Ponzio
Have read other books in this series and enjoyed them tremendously. This one was a bit boring and hard to follow.Published 22 days ago by Linda A. Stone
I'm on my third round through the series! Can't wait for the next gig. Love how King finesses the old Sherlock stories and integrates these new insights into his ways. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Thanks to her movie career and his distant cousin, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes end up in Morocco in the 1920s during the Rif Revolt. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Arthur Digbee
Laurie King makes Sherlock and Mary come to life better in each adventure. They could actually be real people.. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Susan Vannatter
I usually love her Mary Russell books, but this one had only a few high points for me. I like the recurring relationships that intersect with Mary and husband Sherlock Holmes, the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Susan Tournour