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A Letter of Mary

(1997)
(The third book in the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series)
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August, 1923. The quiet in the Holmes household in Sussex is shaken when Dorothy Ruskin, an amateur archaeologist from the Holy Land, appears with an exquisite inlaid box containing a scrap of ancient writing. Miss Ruskin soon dies in a traffic accident that Holmes and Mary prove was murder. But what was the motivation? Was it the little inlaid box holding the manuscript? Or the woman's involvement in the volatile politics of the Holy Land? Or could it have been the manuscript itself - a letter seemingly written by Mary Magdalene that contains a biblical bombshell. Beautifully written and steeped in authentic period detail, A Letter of Mary is a fascinating and intelligent read.

Genre: Historical Mystery
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"A Letter of Mary is a wonderful book, simultaneously inventive, charming, witty and suspenseful... I loved it." - Elizabeth George


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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: A Letter of Mary
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-4395-6084-6 / 978-1-4395-6084-6 (USA edition)
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June 1999 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Letter of Mary (Collins crime)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-00-232656-6 / 978-0-00-232656-8 (UK edition)
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April 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Letter of Mary
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-312-20728-x / 978-0-312-20728-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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April 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Letter of Mary: A Mary Russell Novel (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-7838-8067-7 / 978-0-7838-8067-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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January 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Letter of Mary: A Mary Russell Novel
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-312-14670-1 / 978-0-312-14670-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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Paperback Editions

December 2015 : Canada Paperback
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Title: A Letter of Mary (Large Print 16pt)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-4587-6871-6 / 978-1-4587-6871-1 (Canada edition)
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January 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Letter of Mary (Mary Russell Mystery 3) (Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-7490-1505-5 / 978-0-7490-1505-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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August 2009 : UK Paperback

Title: A Letter of Mary
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-00-736171-8 / 978-0-00-736171-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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October 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Letter of Mary: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (A Mary Russell Mystery)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-312-42738-7 / 978-0-312-42738-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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July 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Letter of Mary (Mary Russell Mystery 3)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-00-651085-X / 978-0-00-651085-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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January 1998 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Letter of Mary (A Mary Russell Novel)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-553-57780-8 / 978-0-553-57780-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Letter of Mary: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (A Mary Russell Mystery)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-4272-6002-8 / 978-1-4272-6002-4 (USA edition)
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January 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Letter of Mary: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes: The Mary Russell Series, Book 3
Author(s): Laurie R King
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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January 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Letter of Mary: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes: The Mary Russell Series, Book 3
Author(s): Laurie R King
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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January 2014 : USA Audio CD

Title: Letter of Mary (A Mary Russell Mystery)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-223-07576-1 / 978-1-223-07576-1 (USA edition)
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January 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Letter of Mary (A Mary Russell Mystery)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-4272-5151-7 / 978-1-4272-5151-0 (USA edition)
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September 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Letter of Mary
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September 2011 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Letter of Mary
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September 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Letter of Mary
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September 2011 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Letter of Mary
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-4074-8859-7 / 978-1-4074-8859-2 (UK edition)
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September 2007 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Letter of Mary
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Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 1997 : Canada Audio Cassette
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Title: A Letter of Mary
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-88646-420-X / 978-0-7887-0649-3 (Canada edition)
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January 1997 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: A LETTER OF MARY (Mary Russell Mystery)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-84197-145-6 / 978-1-84197-145-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Clipper Audio Books
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1997 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Letter of Mary
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-4407-2851-8 / 978-1-4407-2851-8 (USA edition)
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1997 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Letter of Mary by Laurie R. King Unabridged CD Audiobook
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 1-4407-2850-X / 978-1-4407-2850-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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1996 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: A Letter of Mary (A Mary Russell Mystery)
Author(s): Laurie R King
ISBN: 0-7887-7497-2 / 978-0-7887-7497-3 (USA edition)
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Kindle Editions

March 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Letter of Mary (A Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes Mystery)
Author(s): Laurie R King
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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August 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Letter of Mary: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Author(s): Laurie R King
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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