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Beekeeping for Beginners (Mary Russell Mysteries, Book 10.5) by Laurie R. King

By Laurie R. King

In this crackling brief tale, ny instances bestselling writer Laurie R. King finds an unforgettable new twist within the experience that led supersleuth Sherlock Holmes to find his first (and most interesting) apprentice, Mary Russell.

Sherlock Holmes is heading off a very darkish temper as he roams the Sussex Downs, looking for wild bees. the good conflict could be raging around the Channel, yet at the Downs, the nice detective nears terminal melancholia--only to be stored by way of an stumble upon with headstrong, yellow-haired younger Mary Russell, who quickly turns into the Master's apprentice not just in beekeeping yet in detection.

Holmes immediately spots her amazing skill, yet his sharp eyes additionally see troubling difficulties. Why is that this filthy rich orphan who lives along with her aunt so shabbily dressed? Why is she so at risk of sickness and twist of fate? Is she herself the guts of a secret? those are questions that the nice detective needs to resolution speedy lest his protégée, and his personal new hire on lifestyles, meet a unexpected, tragic end.

The story in their assembly has been informed from Russell's standpoint, yet even those that have by no means met the famed Russell-Holmes pair will learn this story with delight--and, as its climax builds, with breathless pleasure.

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Test your knowledge,” the girl at the Trivia booth said. “Great prizes here. ” the boy at the Beanbag Toss shouted. Eric stood on one of the schoolyard benches. He looked at the children standing near the many booths. ” Cam and Eric walked to the bicycle racks. There was a long line of bicycles, all locked up. They found Donna’s and Diane’s bicycles. But the two girls weren’t there. “Look,” Cam said and pointed to a red-and-blue bicycle. “This one isn’t locked. That’s probably what happened last year.

Donna asked. “We’re studying the game,” Eric said. A tall, skinny girl threw a dime onto the cardboard. The dime bounced up and landed on the ground. A young girl sat on the ground. She dropped a dime onto the cardboard. The dime started to spin in the middle of a circle. Everyone near the booth watched as the dime spun slower and slower. Then it stopped with only half of the dime inside the circle. ” Eric whispered to Donna. ” An older boy came to the booth. He sat on the ground and gently tossed a dime.

Once Cam was in line, she said, “Click,” again and closed her eyes. Then she started counting. ” Diane whispered. “She’s looking at the picture of the jar she has in her head,” Eric explained. ” “It’s my turn,” Diane said. She gave the boy running the game a nickel. He gave her a card. Diane wrote her guess on the card. ” Donna and Eric guessed next. Then it was Cam’s turn. Her eyes were still closed. ” “Let’s go,” the boy running the booth told Cam. “Your memory won’t help you with this game. ” Cam opened her eyes.

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