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Pirate King (with bonus short story Beekeeping for Beginners): A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by [Laurie R. King]
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Pirate King (with bonus short story Beekeeping for Beginners): A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Kindle Edition

3.8 out of 5 stars 547 ratings

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“Brilliant . . . [This] tangled web includes some very high comedy from Gilbert and Sullivan, pirates, and early moviemaking.”Booklist (starred review)
 
“Fast-paced and funny.”St. Louis Post-Dispatch
 
LAURIE R. KING’S BESTSELLING NOVELS OF SUSPENSE FEATURING MARY RUSSELL AND SHERLOCK HOLMES ARE . . .

“Audacious.”Los Angeles Times
 
“Delightful and creative.”The Wall Street Journal
 
“Lively adventure in the very best of intellectual company.”The New York Times Book Review
 
“Rousing . . . riveting . . . suspenseful.”Chicago Sun-Times
 
“Beguiling . . . tantalizing.”The Boston Globe

About the Author

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. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B004J4XGEU
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bantam (September 6, 2011)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ September 6, 2011
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1470 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 321 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 0553807986
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.8 out of 5 stars 547 ratings

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5.0 out of 5 stars W S Gilbert would have loved this
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1.0 out of 5 stars A real disappointment
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2.0 out of 5 stars As a standalone, a non-starter, but a good intro to a further cycle of Russell stories.
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3.0 out of 5 stars An amusing book to read.
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