Thorndike Press

Dreaming Spies: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

  • Laurie King
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  • ISBN-10: 1594139229
  • ISBN-13: 9781594139222
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.13 lbs ( .51 kgs)
  • 560 Pages | Paperback
  • Published/Released October 2015
  • Bestsellers



A New York Times Bestseller

After a lengthy case in India‚ Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes sail for California to deal with family business‚ breaking up the voyage with a sojourn in southern Japan. Russell looks forward to a change of focus and a chance to travel to a location Holmes has not visited. But aboard the ship‚ intrigue stirs almost immediately. Holmes recognizes a suspected blackmailer‚ and Russell is befriended by a young Japanese woman who seems not what she claims to be.


Customer Reviews

"Intricate clockworks, wheels within wheels."

— Booklist (starred)

"Snappy prose and a captivating plot distinguish King's fourteenth novel featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes. . . . Many will find the character deepened by his partnership with the spirited and clever Russell. This book gives every indication that this series still has a long life ahead of it."

— Publishers Weekly

"Compulsively readable . . . Through astute, precise, and elegant writing, great attention to time and place, and beautifully realized characters, King has created a mystery series that is at once intelligent, reflective, and action filled."

— Library Journal