By Laurie R. King

ISBN-10: 0345529936

ISBN-13: 9780345529930

In this crackling brief tale, big apple instances bestselling writer Laurie R. King unearths an unforgettable new twist within the experience that led supersleuth Sherlock Holmes to find his first (and best) apprentice, Mary Russell.

Sherlock Holmes is warding off a very darkish temper as he roams the Sussex Downs, looking for wild bees. the good warfare might be raging around the Channel, yet at the Downs, the nice detective nears terminal melancholia--only to be stored through an come across with headstrong, yellow-haired younger Mary Russell, who quickly turns into the Master's apprentice not just in beekeeping yet in detection.

Holmes immediately spots her amazing skill, yet his sharp eyes additionally see troubling difficulties. Why is that this prosperous orphan who lives along with her aunt so shabbily dressed? Why is she so vulnerable to affliction and coincidence? Is she herself the heart of a secret? those are questions that the good detective needs to resolution fast lest his protégée, and his personal new hire on lifestyles, meet a unexpected, tragic end.

The story in their assembly has been advised from Russell's viewpoint, yet even those that have by no means met the famed Russell-Holmes pair will learn this story with delight--and, as its climax builds, with breathless pleasure.

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As you continue on your way, you sense that someone is still behind you. You decide to cross to the other side of the street. The Tapper does the same thing as you do. All kinds of frightening thoughts pass through your mind as you try to lose the stranger. You hope you'll see a police officer, but there's no one in sight. All the stores are closed. The streets are deserted. You wish you hadn't stayed so long at the arcade. You sneak alongside parked cars and quickly scamper across the street again.

He is a professional tennis player, but you have never seen Felix. Uncle Jake mentioned him often in letters, but there was never a photograph of him. To locate Felix, you decide to visit Peru. On the plane you reread Uncle Jake's letters and look at the photographs, hoping to find Felix's address or home town. You uncover no clues. Looking through telephone books in Peru, you find that there are many people in different cities with the name, Felix Miros. You 50 • MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE are not even sure if your Felix has a telephone.

Type in the program and then return to the book. 34 • MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE NEW 1 FOR C = 1 TO 2 LET C » C + 10 PRINT " 20 PRINT " 30 PRINT " 40 PRINT 50 PRINT 60 NEXT 5 1 C RUN Racing toward it, you run up the steps. It feels good to be out of the street. With long strides you rush up to the first floor. It seems as if the building is deserted. You hope the stranger doesn't follow you. But once again you hear the tapping sound, this time on the stairs. Quickly you run up to the next floor. But you can still hear the tapping sound following you.

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