The beekeeper's apprentice : Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Series, Book 1. / Laurie R King.
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- ISBN: 9781427244970 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 2015.
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Narrator: Jenny Sterlin.
An Agatha Award Best Novel NomineeNamed One of the Century's Best 100 Mysteries by the IndependentMystery Booksellers AssociationFrom New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King comes the book that introduced us to the ingenious Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes mysteriesIn 1915, Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honeybees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, the young Mary Russell displays an intellect to impress even Sherlock Holmes-and match him wit for wit. Under his reluctant tutelage, this very modern twentieth-century woman proves a deft protégée and a fitting partner for the Victorian detective. In their first case together, they must track down a kidnapped American senator's daughter and confront a truly cunning adversary-a bomber who has set trip wires for the sleuths and who will stop at nothing to end their ...
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