Sherlock Holmes and his scholarly companion Mary Russell are caught up in an exciting mystery when an archaeologist leaves them with a treasured find, a papyrus supposedly written by Mary Magdalene. When the archaeoligist winds up dead and someone attempts to make off with the artifact, Holmes and Russel become embroiled in a rollicking story filled with political intrigue and highbrow sleuthing. The level of writing hasn't been higher in this Laurie King series.
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When an old archaeologist friend is killed shortly after leaving a document with Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes that suggests that Mary Magdalene was an apostle, the two are drawn into a game with a clever murderer.