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Island of the mad : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes / Laurie R. King.

King, Laurie R, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 11 of 44 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

13 current holds with 44 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library F KING (Text) 39493108353949 Adult New Fiction Checked out 07/03/2018
Anderson Creek Public Library F Kin (Text) 33630004565516 Adult Fiction In transit -
Black Mountain Library F KIN (Text) 0020511881979 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/27/2018
Bordeaux Library F KING (Text) 31781065053702 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/05/2018
Cliffdale Library F KING (Text) 31781065053751 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/05/2018
Cumberland Headquarters F KING (Text) 31781065053728 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/09/2018
East Regional Library F KING (Text) 31781065053777 Adult Fiction Available -
Eden Library Fic (Text) 31554010348364 Adult New Fiction Checked out 07/10/2018
Edneyville Branch KIN (Text) 33258008850930 Adult New Fiction On holds shelf -
Enka-Candler Library F KIN (Text) 0020511881912 Adult New Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780804177962 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0804177961 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 306 pages : map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam, [2018]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: A June summer's evening, on the Sussex Downs, in 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are strolling across their orchard when the telephone rings: an old friend's beloved aunt has failed to return following a supervised outing from Bedlam. After the previous few weeks--with a bloody murder, a terrible loss, and startling revelations about Holmes--Russell is feeling a bit unbalanced herself. The last thing she wants is to deal with the mad, and yet, she can't say no. The Lady Vivian Beaconsfield has spent most of her adult life in one asylum after another, yet she seemed to be improving--or at least, finding a point of balance in her madness. So why did she disappear? Did she take the family's jewels with her, or did someone else? The Bedlam nurse, perhaps? The trail leads Russell and Holmes through a lunatic asylum's stony halls to the warm Venice lagoon, where ethereal beauty is jarred by Mussolini's Blackshirts, where the gilded Lido set may be tempting a madwoman, and where Cole Porter sits ata piano, playing with ideas.
Subject: Russell, Mary (Fictitious character), 1900- > Fiction.
Holmes, Sherlock > Fiction.
Women private investigators > India > Fiction.
Missing persons > Investigation > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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