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Laurie R. King is the bestselling author of "A Darker Place," four contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli, and five acclaimed Mary Russell mysteries. She lives in northern California. Her newest book is the ninth one in the Mary Russell mystery series, The Language of Bees. (Publisher Provided) Laurie R. King is a mystery writer, who holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in theology. Her first novel, Grave Talent, was published in 1993 and won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Since then, she has written over twenty books including the Mary Russell Mysteries series, the Stuyvesant and Grey series, the Kate Martinelli Mystery series, A Darker Place, Folly, and Keeping Watch. She has also co-authored a number of nonfiction works and anthologies including Crime Writing, The Grand Game, and Studies in Sherlock. Laurie's title, Dreaming Spies, is a 2015 New York Times Bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Beekeeper's Apprentice… (more)
The Beekeeper's Apprentice 5,740 copies, 282 reviews
A Monstrous Regiment of Women 3,047 copies, 97 reviews
A Letter of Mary 2,602 copies, 74 reviews
The Moor 2,372 copies, 68 reviews
O Jerusalem 2,240 copies, 64 reviews
The Game 2,115 copies, 64 reviews
Locked Rooms 2,084 copies, 72 reviews
Justice Hall 2,083 copies, 59 reviews
The Language of Bees 1,605 copies, 78 reviews
The God of the Hive 1,376 copies, 128 reviews
A Grave Talent 1,298 copies, 38 reviews
The Art of Detection 1,192 copies, 38 reviews
Pirate King 1,056 copies, 94 reviews
Garment of Shadows 958 copies, 62 reviews
To Play the Fool 942 copies, 15 reviews
A Darker Place 895 copies, 16 reviews
Night Work 887 copies, 16 reviews
With Child 838 copies, 15 reviews
Dreaming Spies 807 copies, 93 reviews
Folly 788 copies, 12 reviews
Touchstone 730 copies, 35 reviews
The Murder of Mary Russell 719 copies, 78 reviews
The Bones of Paris 577 copies, 72 reviews
Keeping Watch 536 copies, 15 reviews
Island of the Mad 491 copies, 52 reviews
Riviera Gold 348 copies, 31 reviews
Beekeeping for Beginners 298 copies, 27 reviews
Castle Shade 274 copies, 22 reviews
Califia's Daughters 256 copies, 9 reviews
Lockdown 247 copies, 54 reviews
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes (Editor) 219 copies, 13 reviews
Back to the Garden 190 copies, 18 reviews
The Marriage of Mary Russell 153 copies, 12 reviews
Mrs. Hudson's Case 81 copies, 5 reviews
Mary's Christmas [short story] 59 copies, 5 reviews
Hellbender 28 copies, 3 reviews
Mila's Tale 6 copies, 1 review
Stately Holmes 4 copies, 1 review
No title 3 copies
Paleta Man [short story] 1 copy, 1 review
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (Contributor) 1,446 copies, 19 reviews
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Contributor) 752 copies, 15 reviews
Down These Strange Streets (Contributor) 490 copies, 19 reviews
Unusual Suspects: Stories of Mystery & Fantasy (Contributor) 399 copies, 10 reviews
Naked Came the Phoenix: A Serial Novel (Contributor) 301 copies, 7 reviews
The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories (Contributor) 127 copies, 3 reviews
Deadly Anniversaries (Contributor) 51 copies, 6 reviews

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