A Monstrous Regiment of Women

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.

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  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 1429936525
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 55 reviews
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A Monstrous Regiment of Women

A Monstrous Regiment of Women
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release : 15 July 1995
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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

A Monstrous Regiment of Women

A Monstrous Regiment of Women
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : Allison & Busby
  • Release : 20 March 2014
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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

A Monstrous Regiment of Women

A Monstrous Regiment of Women
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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This eagerly awaited sequel to The Beekeeper's Apprentice finds Mary Russell, Sherlock Holmes' young apprentice, is about to come into a considerable inheritance, but she still enjoys nighttime prowls through London's grimy streets. There, she encounters an old friend, who introduces Mary to a temple led by an enigmatic woman. Suddenly, Mary's friend suffers a near-fatal accident, or so it seems. Russell and Holmes launch a quiet investigation--one that may bring the newly rich Russell closer to heaven than she

The Monstrous Regiment of Women

The Monstrous Regiment of Women
  • Author : S. Jansen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 October 2002
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In The Monstrous Regiment of Women , Sharon Jansen explores the case for and against female rule by examining the arguments made by theorists from Sir John Fortescue (1461) through Bishop Bossuet (1680) interweaving their arguments with references to the most well-known early modern queens. The 'story' of early modern European political history looks very different if, instead of focusing on kings and their sons, we see successive generations of powerful women and the shifting political alliances of the period from a very

Monstrous Regiment

Monstrous Regiment
  • Author : Terry Pratchett
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 14 February 2014
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A new stage adaptation of one of Pratchett's best-selling novels The Monstrous Regiment in question is made up of a vampire (reformed and off the blood, thank you), a troll, Igor (who is only too happy to sew you a new leg if you aren't too particular about previous ownership), a collection of misfits and a young woman discovers that a pair of socks shoved down her pants is a good way to open up doors in a man's army."

The Mary Russell Series Books 2-4

The Mary Russell Series Books 2-4
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release : 05 July 2016
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Collected in one volume, A Monstrous Regiment of Women, A Letter of Mary, and The Moor, featuring the retired Sherlock Holmes and his disciple Mary Russell, by New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King. A Monstrous Regiment of Women It is 1921. Mary Russell is on the verge of acquiring a sizable inheritance. Her attentions turn to the New Temple of God and its leader, a charismatic suffragette and a mystic. When four bluestockings from the Temple turn up dead

First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women

First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women
  • Author : Eric McCormack
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 26 January 2016
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A masterpiece of the sexual gothic, this is the story of Andrew Halfnight, whose life, part dream, part nightmare, begins with a mother’s tragic choice and ends with a lover’s embrace. In between he experiences tempests at sea, on land and in the mind; and relatives who kill for love and lovers who sacrifice their bodies; as all the while he moves ever closer to the central mystery of his and all existence. First Blast is Eric McCormack

The Moor

The Moor
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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When Mary Russell is summoned by her partner and husband Sherlock Holmes to the scene of his most celebrated case, that of the Hound of the Baskervilles, there is more to the matter than a phantom hound. Sightings of a spectral coach carrying a long-dead noblewoman over the moonlit moor have heralded a corpse surrounded by oversized paw prints. As Russell and Holmes anticipate, a rational explanation lies beneath the supernatural events--but one far darker than they ever imagined. Martin's

The Language of Bees

The Language of Bees
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : Allison & Busby
  • Release : 29 January 2010
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The New York Times Bestseller. For Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, returning to the Sussex coast after seven months abroad was a delicious anticipation. There was even a mystery to solve - the unexplained disappearance of an entire colony of bees from one of Holmes's beloved hives. But the anticipated sweetness of their homecoming is quickly tempered by a bitter memory from her husband's past. Mary had met Damian Adler only once before, when the promising surrealist painter

The God of the Hive

The God of the Hive
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : Allison & Busby
  • Release : 10 January 2011
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It began as a problem in one of Holmes' beloved beehives, led to a murderous cult, and ended - or so they'd hoped - with a daring escape from a sacrificial altar. Instead, Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, have stirred the wrath and the limitless resources of those they've thwarted. Now they are separated and on the run, wanted by the police, and pursued across the Continent by a ruthless enemy with powerful connections.

Locked Rooms

Locked Rooms
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 01 April 2010
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Mary Russell and her husband Sherlock Holmes are on their way from Bombay to San Francisco to settle some legal affairs related to Mary's inheritance of her family's estate. Approaching port, Mary becomes afflicted with troubling dreams and irrational behavior. Mary was six years old when the 1906 San Francisco earthquake occurred, but she denies having any memory of that time. She was also the only survivor of an automobile "accident" in 1914. As questions are asked, more family members seemed to

A Letter of Mary

A Letter of Mary
  • Author : Laurie R. King
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release : 24 August 2010
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The third book in the Mary Russell–Sherlock Holmes series. It is 1923. Mary Russell Holmes and her husband, the retired Sherlock Holmes, are enjoying the summer together on their Sussex estate when they are visited by an old friend, Miss Dorothy Ruskin, an archeologist just returned from Palestine. She leaves in their protection an ancient manuscript which seems to hint at the possibility that Mary Magdalene was an apostle--an artifact certain to stir up a storm of biblical proportions in