A Monstrous Regiment of Women

A Monstrous Regiment of Women

A Mary Russell Novel

Unknown - 2007 | 1st Picador ed.
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Winner of the Nero Wolfe Award

It is 1921 and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's brilliant apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a degree in theology--is on the verge of acquiring a sizable inheritance. Independent at last, with a passion for divinity and detective work, her most baffling mystery may now involve Holmes and the burgeoning of a deeper affection between herself and the retired detective. Russell's attentions turn to the New Temple of God and its leader, Margery Childe, a charismatic suffragette and a mystic, whose draw on the young theology scholar is irresistible. But when four bluestockings from the Temple turn up dead shortly after changing their wills, could sins of a capital nature be afoot? Holmes and Russell investigate, as their partnership takes a surprising turn in A Monstrous Regiment of Women by Laurie R. King.

Publisher: New York : Picador/Thomas DunneBooks/St. Martin's Press, 2007.
Edition: 1st Picador ed.
ISBN: 9780312427375
Branch Call Number: FIC King
Characteristics: x, 278 pages ; 21 cm.

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