I’ve enjoyed the other books in this series that I’ve read, but this one I loved. Totally loved it.
It is 1921 and our hero Mary Russell, has finished her undergraduate course at Oxford. She is also about to come into her inheritance. Her life on the brink of being totally her own. No longer a ward of her aunt’s; she will be able to live as she chooses. But how will she choose, and what does she want to do with her life? Will she pursue an academic career with her interest in theology? Or does her future lie with Holmes and the life of a detective?...Continua
After the first book in this series I was hoping for more of the same with the second volume. I was somewhat disappointed with the result. The book is a true novel, not a collection of shorter mysteries like the previous offering. This would not be a problem on its own, but the 'mystery' did not really begin until halfway through the book. You expect more characterization in the period mystery, but it seemed to just go on too long for me. I plan on continuing the series, but I hope the third book more follows the debut in terms of pacing....Continua