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Riviera Gold

Followers of the series will enjoy King’s delightful new series entry, while first-time readers will love the setting and the twists of the mystery.
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Lockdown

Recommend for fans of psychological suspense. ["While the plot is not particularly original, King has pulled together an interesting assemblage that keeps the reader intrigued": LJ Xpress Review 6/30/17 review of the Bantam hc.]
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The Murder of Mary Russell: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

Patient readers will be rewarded by the rich character development and further filling out of King's complex world. Best for fans of historical mysteries and those who enjoy other portrayals of Sherlock Holmes on TV shows such as Sherlock and Elementary. [See Prepub Alert, 10/12/15.]
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Dreaming Spies: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

As in previous novels, King expertly explores other cultures, bringing 1920s Japan to life. The twists and turns of this mystery will keep readers satisfied with another compelling Russell and Holmes case. [See Prepub Alert, 8/11/14.]
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The Bones of Paris

This atmospheric mystery will please King fans and newbies alike. ["Murder is beside the point here, with the novel offering instead a paean to Jazz Age Paris, which King clearly evokes," read the review of the Bantam hc, LJ Xpress Reviews, 8/16/13.]
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The Bones of Paris: Novel of Suspense

It takes the reader a significant investment of time to reach the conclusion that there has been an actual murder and even longer to figure out who the suspects are. Murder is beside the point here, with the novel offering instead a paean to Jazz Age Paris, which King clearly evokes. The reader walks those streets with Harris, rubbing elbows with Man Ray and Hemingway. Recommended for readers interested in historical fiction set in the era and literary mysteries. [Library marketing.]
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The Arvon Book of Crime and Thriller Writing

This well organized, welcoming volume will be of interest to writers who are embarking upon writing crime fiction. Readers of the genre might also enjoy finding out more about the process that their favorite writers go through to create gripping works of mystery and suspense. The volume works as a reference resource, to identify specific items of interest, but could also be read from cover to cover.
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Pirate King

Recommended for series fans as well as devotees of historical mysteries. [See Prepub Alert, 3/7/11; Bantam will release in July King's e-novella Beekeeping for Beginners, in which Holmes relates from his point of view Russell's first weeks with him.—Ed.]
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Pirate King

Sherlock Holmes joins wife Mary Russell as she watches over the young actresses cast in Fflytte Films's latest extravaganza, The Pirates of Penzance, being made on location in Lisbon and Morocco...

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