The Beekeeper's Apprentice : Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

  • by Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by Jenny Sterlin
  • Series: Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
  • 13 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It's 1914, and a bold, young American called Mary Russell is about to experience a rather dynamic change of life. Deep in the rural English countryside, she meets a retired beekeeper by the name of Sherlock Holmes. Although many years have passed since he astonished Watson by solving Scotland Yard's most baffling crimes, The Great Detective is still very much in possession of his excellent faculties.
Surprisingly for both of them, he sees Mary's untapped potential for his old line of work. When Holmes' greatest enemy returns with a diabolically resourceful plan of revenge, Holmes realises he's facing the case of his lifetime - and that he needs Mary's help to solve it.

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Mary Russell is marvelous.

I very much enjoyed this book. However I do find that the readers voice is too harsh for the voice of Mary that I have developed in my head and Holmes sounds utterly sanctimonious, which I think he must be at times, but surely not 247!
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- Gabrielle Dickinson

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-11-2017
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks