The Beekeeper's Apprentice, Laurie R.King
Laurie R.King

The Beekeeper's Apprentice

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1915. The great detective Sherlock Holmes is retired and quietly engaged in the study of honey bees when a young woman literally stumbles into him on the Sussex Downs. Fifteen years old, gawky, egotistical, and recently orphaned, the young Mary Russell displays an intellect to impress even Sherlock Holmes – and match him wit for wit. Under his reluctant tutelage, this very modern twentieth-century woman proves a deft protégée and a fitting partner for the Victorian detective. In their first case together, they must track down a kidnapped American senator's daughter and confront a truly cunning adversary – a bomber who has set trip-wires for the sleuths and who will stop at nothing to end their partnership.
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Холмс и его молодая напарница. Он ворчливо окружает ее заботой, она кокетничает с ним сквозь маску холодной интеллектуалки. Слишком сладко. Не хватает Холмса-социопата.

Bitterness is an aftertaste that comes when the sweetness has had time to fade,
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