A monstrous regiment of women: Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Series, Book 2

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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.

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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.


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subject_facet England -- London, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths, FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense, Historical fiction, Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character), Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, London (England) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Women detectives, Women detectives -- England -- London -- Fiction
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topic_facet Fiction, Historical Fiction, Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character), Mystery, Women detectives