The God of the Hive: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes


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5.53 X 8.42 X 0.81 inches | 0.62 pounds

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About the Author

Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of thirteen Mary Russell mysteries, five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli, the Stuyvesant & Grey novels Touchstone and The Bones of Paris, and the acclaimed A Darker Place, Folly, and Keeping Watch. She lives in Northern California.


"The great marvel of King's series is that she's managed to preserve the integrity of Holmes's character and yet somehow conjure up a woman astute, edgy, and compelling enough to be the partner of his mind as well as his heart."--Washington Post Book World

"King enriches the Sherlockian legacy."--Boston Globe

"The God of the Hive is mesmerizing--another wonderful novel etched by the hand of a master storyteller. No reader who opens this one will be disappointed."--Michael Connelly, author of The Scarecrow

"A dazzling continuation of the adventures of the world's most famous beekeeper, and his equally daunting 'apprentice, ' The God of the Hive will astonish and delight even the most seasoned of Holmes' devotees."--Katherine Neville, The Fire

"The Mary Russell series is the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today, and this is the best installment yet."--Lee Child, author of Gone Tomorrow

"Without a doubt, King is the master of Sherlockian authors."--Gayle Lynds, author of The Book of Spies

"All it takes is the very first page of the newest installment in Laurie R. King's brilliant series for and you're gone . . . disappearing into an artfully crafted, creative and craft world . . . This is historical suspense at its best, rich with atmosphere, mystery, psychological insight and complex, fascinating characters. But it's not just the plot of Russell's world, or how she matches wits with Holmes that makes King's books such standouts, it's how she brings heart and soul to great detective novels."--M.J Rose, author of The Hypnotist

Laurie R. King's bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are . . .

"Audacious."--Los Angeles Times - "Funny and fearless."--Houston Chronicle - "Delightful and creative."--The Wall Street Journal - "Clever, literate, and thoroughly knowledgeable."--San Jose Mercury News - "A lively adventure in the very best of intellectual company."--The New York Times Book Review - "Rousing . . . riveting . . . suspenseful."--Chicago Sun-Times - "Lush, colorful and utterly compelling."--Detroit Free-Press - "Beguiling . . . tantalizing."--The Boston Globe