Friday, September 16, 2011

Pirate King by Laurie R. King

Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes take on the cast of Pirates of Penzance in this thrilling tale of “a story within a story” while working on a film crew in Lisbon and Morocco with real pirates.

Mary Russell, undercover as the producer’s assistant, is sent by Chief Inspector Lestrade to investigate the British moving picture industry where the Flytte Film Company is experiencing some rather odd problems. 11th in the series, real pirates on a real pirate ship, the Harlequin, gives realism a new name in the latest Mary Russell – Sherlock Holmes mystery.

Holmes remarks: “I’ve spent much of my life being thought of as a fiction. One grows accustomed to it.” Always thrilling, with humorous commentary, Pirate King, makes for fun and entertaining reading.

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