A Monstrous Regiment Of Women Paperback
It is 1921 and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's brilliant apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a degree in theology - is on the verge of acquiring a sizable inheritance.
Independent at last, with a passion for divinity and detective work, her most baffling mystery may now involve Holmes and the burgeoning of a deeper affection between herself and the retired detective.
Russell's attentions turn to the New Temple of God and its leader, Margery Childe, a charismatic suffragette and a mystic, whose draw on the young theology scholar is irresistible.
But when four bluestockings from the Temple turn up dead shortly after changing their wills, could sins of a capital nature be afoot?
Holmes and Russell investigate, as their partnership takes a surprising turn.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Allison & Busby
- Publication Date: 01/02/2013
- Category: Historical mysteries
- ISBN: 9780749014995
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