By Laurie R. King
During this exciting new crime novel that ingeniously bridges Laurie R. King’s Edgar and Creasey Awards—winning Kate Martinelli sequence and her bestselling sequence starring Mary Russell, San Francisco murder detective Kate Martinelli crosses paths with Sherlock Holmes–in a spellbinding twin secret which could come merely from the “intelligent, witty, and complicated” brain of New York Times bestselling writer Laurie R. King….
Kate Martinelli has visible her percentage of unusual issues as a San Francisco cop, yet by no means something particularly like this: an ornate Victorian sitting room immediately out of a Sherlock Holmes story–complete with violin, tobacco-filled Persian slipper, and gunshots within the wallpaper that spell out the initials of the overdue queen.
Philip Gilbert was once a real Holmes enthusiast, from his antiquated décor to his classic cloth wardrobe. And no mere fan of fiction’s nice detective, yet a number one professional with a set of useful memorabilia–a assortment a few may kill for.
And probably a person did: In his assortment is a century-old manuscript purportedly written by means of Holmes himself–a manuscript that eerily echoes information of Gilbert’s personal murder.
Now, with assistance from her associate, Al Hawkin, Kate needs to stick with the convoluted path of a killer–one who can have expert on the ft of the best brain of all times.
From the Hardcover edition.
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