The Murder of Mary Russell
Author: Laurie R. King
Release Date: April 5, 2016
Series: Mary Russell #14
I can’t believe we’re already on the 14th book for Laurie R. King’s Mary Russell series.
“The Murder of Mary Russell” had me a little nervous going in since I was afraid it was an unexpected series ender. While King does take a startling turn with a main character, it looks like we’ll still be getting the occasional book in the future.
Everyone has their secrets and no one knows this better than Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell’s housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson. For decades she’s managed to keep the events that led her to becoming Holmes’ housekeeper under the rug. This all threatens to crumble when she returns home one day to find Mary missing and two large pools of blood on the floor. A necklace hanging from the mantel piece makes Mrs. Hudson fear her past has finally caught up with her and that Mary has paid the price. Continue reading