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cover image of The Beekeeper's Apprentice Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Series, Book 1 · Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes. by Laurie R. King. ebook. Learn more about The Beekeeper's Apprentice in the National Library Board Title details for The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King - Available. The beekeeper's apprentice, or, On the segregation of the queen. Edition/ Format: eBook: Document: Fiction: English: Second Picador.

Her gifts just keep piling up at an incredible speed from the first moment we and Holmes meet her. I got the feeling that King simply chose a favorite literary crush and then projected her wish-fulfillment fantasy. Watson, Mrs. A perfect Mary-Sue already has a lot of annoyance-potential, but one who flounces said perfection around and treats others in a patronizing way becomes downright unlikable. Her condescension of Watson in particular made me cringe. Holmes at times also slashes at their friendship. Holmes: I work alone. I always have. Even when Watson was with me, he functioned purely as another pair of hands, not in anything resembling partnership. Mary on the phone with Watson: And Uncle, you must not mention this call to anyone, do you understand? Mary: [Watson was] not gifted with the ability to lie, and thus could not be trusted to act a part. And the worst one, by Holmes himself, while talking to Mary: I do occasionally take the thoughts of others into account, you know. Particularly yours. I have to admit that you were completely justified in your protest.

Full of brilliant deduction, disguises, and danger, The Beekeeper's Apprentice , the first book of the Mary Russell—Sherlock Holmes mysteries, is "remarkably beguiling" The Boston Globe.

Laurie R. King is the Edgar Award-winning author of the Kate Martinelli novels and the acclaimed Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes mysteries, as well as a few stand-alone novels.

The Beekeeper's Apprentice, the first in her Mary Russell series, was nom We want your feedback! Click here. King ebook. Between terms, Russell solves her first cases as Holmes's apprentice, catching a German spy disguised a neighbor's butler and apprehending a thief who had burgled the local pub.

In August , Holmes is consulted on the kidnapping of Jessica Simpson, the American senator's daughter, and brings Russell, elevating her apprenticeship. The pair journey in disguise as gypsies and traces the missing girl into Wales , where Russell takes initiative in rescuing Jessica, who develops a bond with her. However, Jessica's kidnappers are merely hired hands, and they fail to find the mastermind behind the plot.

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Russell and Holmes emerge from the case with a stronger sense of partnership, having solidified their mutual trust of each other's instincts. One afternoon in December, Russell returns to her lodgings to find Holmes, injured from a bomb and having defused another one set at Russell's door.

A third fails to kill Dr. Their mysterious opponent stalk Russell and Holmes by savaging their cab and leaving a puzzling series of slashes on the cab seat.

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They deduce she is a formidable woman who knows Holmes's methods thoroughly and has infiltrated some of his secure boltholes in London. Faced with a powerful opponent, Holmes elects to frustrate her by leaving England entirely with Russell. The pair set off for Palestine for six weeks on a mission with two of Mycroft's spies.

For a record of the events of this time, see O Jerusalem novel. Upon their return, Russell and Holmes embark on a charade of estrangement from each other, hoping that Holmes's vulnerability will draw their enemy in for the kill. However, playing the part takes a toll on both.

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They are also under heavy surveillance by the enemy and unable to converse frankly. At her lodgings, she finds Holmes, who informs her that their attacker is preparing to strike. Document, Fiction, Internet resource Document Type: Laurie R King Find more information about: Laurie R King.

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