Tag Archives: Laurie R. King

Lockdown – Laurie R. King

In my eyes, Laurie R. King can do no wrong. She has been on my Indispensables List for over two decades, and she is absolutely one of those writers whom I will follow anywhere. I doubt I would normally read … Continue reading

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Garment of Shadows – Laurie R. King

Bless Netgalley’s buttons, persistence paid off and I finally got approved. If only it hadn’t taken me so long to get this review written … par for the course, lately. The story is well set up, with an economy and … Continue reading

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The Game – Laurie R. King

Again, a brilliant idea, beautifully executed. To repeat myself yet again, I am generally disapproving when a writer plucks up another writer’s characters and makes use of them. But that’s largely because it’s usually done so horribly badly, and is … Continue reading

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Justice Hall – Laurie R. King

Beautiful. Just beautiful. In the combined desire to reread the Holmes/Russell series and still hurry to get to Pirate King, I skipped two books: Letter of Mary I did not have, and O Jerusalem was a departure of setting and … Continue reading

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The Moor – Laurie R. King

I would have loved to have reread The Hound of the Baskervilles before this, but I was in a hurry to get to the ARC of Pirate King that was waiting. Next time – because these are definitely books I … Continue reading

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A Monstrous Regiment of Women – Laurie R. King

A Monstrous Regiment of Women isn’t my favorite of the Holmes/Russell novels, but that’s a little like saying dark isn’t my favorite type of chocolate. It’s still chocolate, and therefore by definition far better than many another thing. Mary Russell … Continue reading

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Unusual Suspects – ed. Dana Stabenow

I’ve never liked short stories, as a class. (This might be why I’ve never tried writing them.) There are certainly exceptions; several writers are always exceptions to the rule, and other stories have come out of the blue and surprised … Continue reading

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The Beekeeper’s Apprentice – Laurie R. King

This is one of those ideas that Should Not Work. It should foment outrage in the heart of even the mildest Sherlockophile that Laurie R. King should choose to bring a retired Sherlock Holmes together with a young woman, even … Continue reading

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Pirate King: Laurie R. King

I won this book, to my intense delight, from LibraryThing’s Early Readers giveaway – many thanks. I did a read-through of most of the Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes novels (how funny that Holmes takes second billing) in preparation for reading my … Continue reading

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