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Laurie R. King (born 1952) is an American author best known for her detective fiction. Among her books are the Mary Russell series of historical mysteries, featuring Sherlock Holmes as her partner, and a series featuring Kate Martinelli, a fictional lesbian San Francisco, California, police officer.

King's first book, A Grave Talent (1993), received the 1994 Edgar Award for Best First Novel and a 1995 John Creasey Memorial Award. This was followed by the 1996 Nero Award, for A Monstrous Regiment of Women, and the 2002 Macavity Award for Best Novel, for Folly. She has also been nominated for an Agatha Award, an Orange Prize, and two more Edgars. Using the pseudonym "Leigh Richards", she has published a futuristic novel, Califia's Daughters (2004).

King earned a BA degree in comparative religion from the University of California, and then completed an MA in Old Testament Theology at Graduate Theological Union where her thesis was on "Feminine Aspects of Yahweh". She later received an honorary doctorate from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific. She has lived for many years in the hills above Monterey Bay near Santa Cruz, California. From 1977 until his death in early 2009, she was married to the historian, Noel Quinton King. They became the parents of two children, Zoe and Nathan.

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Total Books: 289
In League with Sherlock Holmes Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon
Riviera Gold
2020 - Riviera Gold [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 16 - Large Print] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781432880354
ISBN-10: 1432880357
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Beginnings A Kate Martinelli novella
2019 - Beginnings a Kate Martinelli Novella (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781732464728
ISBN-10: 1732464723
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Island of the Mad
2019 - Island of the Mad [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 15] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780804177986
ISBN-10: 0804177988
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Lockdown
2018 - Lockdown (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780804177955
ISBN-10: 0804177953
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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The Murder of Mary Russell
2017 - The Murder of Mary Russell [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 14] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780804177924
ISBN-10: 0804177929
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 8

Mary Russell's War
2016 - Mary Russell's War [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780749021528
ISBN-10: 0749021527
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Aricinin Ciragi
2016 - Aricinin Ciragi [The Beekeeper's Apprentice - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 1 - Turkish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9786059696197
ISBN-10: 6059696198
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Mary Russell's War and Other Stories of Suspense
2016 - Mary Russell's War and Other Stories of Suspense [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781464207334
ISBN-10: 146420733X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 6

A Monstrous Regiment of Women
2016 - A Monstrous Regiment of Women [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781458768674
ISBN-10: 1458768678
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Justice Hall
2016 - Justice Hall [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 6] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781458768827
ISBN-10: 1458768821
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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A Letter of Mary
2015 - A Letter of Mary [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 3 - Large Print] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781458768711
ISBN-10: 1458768716
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

The Moor
2015 - The Moor [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 4 - Large Print] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781458768773
ISBN-10: 1458768775
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Dreaming Spies
2015 - Dreaming Spies [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 13] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780749018214
ISBN-10: 0749018216
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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To Play the Fool
2014 - To Play the Fool [Kate Martinelli, Bk 2 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781427259967
ISBN-10: 1427259968
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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With Child A Novel
2014 - With Child a Novel [A Kate Martinelli Mystery] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781427259981
ISBN-10: 1427259984
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Bones of Paris
2014 - The Bones of Paris [Harris Stuyvesant, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780345531780
ISBN-10: 0345531787
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.
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Writes of Passage Adventures on the Writer's Journey
2014 - Writes of Passage Adventures on the Writer's Journey [Sisters in Crime The Writing Life - Volume 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781941962190
ISBN-10: 194196219X
Genres: Reference, Self-Help
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The Beekeeper's Apprentice
2014 - The Beekeeper's Apprentice [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 1] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781250050113
ISBN-10: 1250050111
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 2

The Beekeeper's Apprentice
2014 - The Beekeeper's Apprentice [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781250055705
ISBN-10: 1250055709
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 5

A Grave Talent A Novel
2014 - A Grave Talent a Novel [A Kate Martinelli Mystery] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781427258755
ISBN-10: 1427258759
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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2014 - Grave Talent [A Kate Martinelli Mystery] (Audio CD)
2014 - With Child [Kate Martinelli, Bk 3] (Paperback)
 
2013 - Garment of Shadows [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 12 - Large Print] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2013 - Crime and Thriller Writing a Writers' Artists' Companion [Writers' and Artists' Companions] (Paperback)
2013 - The Bones of Paris [Touchstone, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
2012 - O Jerusalem [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 5] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2012 - Pirate King [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 11] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2012 - The God of the Hive [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 10 - Large Print] (Paperback)Hardcover
2010 - Locked Rooms [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 8] (Paperback)
2010 - The Game [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 7] (Paperback)
2010 - The Language of Bees [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 9] (Paperback)
2010 - List Marii [A Letter of Mary - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 3 - Polish Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - O Jerusalem [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 5] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2008 - Touchstone [Harris Stuyvesant, Bk 1] (Paperback)
2007 - Touchstone [Harris Stuyvesant, Bk 1] (Hardcover)
2007 - The Art of Detection [Kate Martinelli, Bk 5] (Paperback)
2006 - Le Testament De Marie Madeleine [A Letter of Mary - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 3 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - L'allieva E L'apicultore [The Beekeeper's Apprentice - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 1 - Italian Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Todliches Testament [A Monstrous Regiment of Women - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 2 - German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2004 - Le Cercle Des Heritieres [A Monstrous Regiment of Women - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 2 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Keeping Watch [Folly Island, Bk 2] (Paperback)
2003 - Folly [Folly Island, Bk 1 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2003 - Un Rastro Del Pasado [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2002 - El Juego Del Loco [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2002 - Folly [Folly Island, Bk 1] (Paperback)
2002 - Das Moor Von Baskerville [The Moor - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 4 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - Wer Rache Schwort [German Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - Night Work [Kate Martinelli, Bk 4] (Paperback)
2000 - Night Work [Kate Martinelli, Bk 4] (Paperback)
2000 - The Birth of a New Moon [aka A Darker Place - Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)
2000 - Kadinlar Alayi [A Monstrous Regiment of Women - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 2 - Turkish Edition] (Paperback)
1999 - A Darker Place [aka The Birth of a New Moon] (Paperback)
1999 - O Jerusalem [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 5] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1997 - Die Apostelin [A Letter of Mary - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 3 - German Edition] (Paperback)
1997 - Die Gehilfin Des Bienenzuchters [The Beekeeper's Apprentice - Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 1 - German Edition] (Paperback)
1997 - With Child [Kate Martinelli, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1996 - The Beekeeper's Apprentice [Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1996 - To Play the Fool [Kate Martinelli, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1996 - Et Farling Talent [A Grave Talent in Bokmål Norwegian] (Paperback)