The God of the Hive

The God of the Hive

A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

eBook - 2010
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Maintaining tenuous contact only by means of coded messages and cryptic notes with her husband, Sherlock Holmes, and with Holmes' young granddaughter in her safekeeping, Russell will have to call on instincts she didn't know she had as the famous husband and wife sleuths are pursued by a killer immune from the sting of justice.
Publisher: New York : Random House Publishing Group, [2010]
ISBN: 9780553907681
0553907689
Call Number: eBook

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verrhon Oct 20, 2015

Was a good read. Started out a bit hard to follow, as many events had to come together, but then it really held my interest... I like the addition of a Sherlock having a spouse who has similar-thinking such that she can assist him.

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Rubicat
Sep 17, 2015

I am not quite as fond of this book as of the others by Ms. King. I am probably too much a conservative to appreciate the extended family but the story was okay.

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miaone
Oct 29, 2012

I liked that the 2 main characters were apart during most of the book. It was fun to see Russell in a fast-moving action part rather than her living in her head as she so often does in these books. I loved the "green man" part, and hope King puts him in a future book. Adored Holmes' granddaughter, of course.

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klcb
Jul 11, 2012

sequel to Language of Bees, didn't know that when I started it, read OK anyway in an interesting flashback / figure it out by telling the story style. loved the "green man" in the woods character, hope he appears in future books but doubt it.

samdog123 Oct 13, 2011

I always enjoyed this series, featuring Sherlock Holmes and his young wife, Mary Russell--yes, I said wife! This is the 2nd book in a 2 part adventure. Interesting reading, but I really felt that the loose ends might have been tidied up in the first part and this really didn't need to be written at all. Still, I'll be looking forward to the next in the series as I enjoy the characters and Laurie R. King immensely.

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dougsl
Sep 26, 2010

I enjoyed this story, it was fast moving with twists and turns along the way. The villian and climax were a little lightweight though but all in all a fun and easy read.

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Jul 08, 2010

Convoluted. Some you can identify as good guys or bad guys, but several could be either. Not a book to put down before you are finished.

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Jun 23, 2010

Yet another great story of Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes!

suzkath Jun 12, 2010

Once again, the characters are so full and likeable that even when the book is put down you find yourself thinking "I wonder what they're doing now...."?
Excellent pace and plotting, and leaves you wanting more.

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