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The Moor ***SIGNED***

Laurie R. King

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ISBN 10: 0312169345 / ISBN 13: 9780312169343
Published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, NY, 1998
Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
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First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, by author on the FULL title page.New unread Very Fine book in Very Fine dust jacket. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in protective clear wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 010613

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Title: The Moor ***SIGNED***

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, NY

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine

Signed: Signed by Author on Full Title Page

Edition: 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing.

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Synopsis:

Edgar winner Laurie R. King continues to remold and reinvent crime fiction legend Sherlock Holmes. In their latest case, married sleuths Mary Russell and Holmes pay a visit to Devonshire, the scene of Conan Doyle's "The Hound of the Baskervilles", to puzzle through a centuries-old family curse. Mystery Guild Alternate National print ads .

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Longtime fans of Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, might think that their favorite sleuth met his fate at the hands of Dr. Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls. Anyone who believes that, however, obviously hasn't read Laurie R. King's delightful series featuring Holmes and his wife(!), Mary Russell. In The Beekeeper's Apprentice, Holmes succumbs to the Oxford scholar's charms; now, in The Moor, fourth in the series, Holmes and Russell are summoned to Devonshire to solve a tin miner's mysterious death. Lonely Dartmoor provides plenty of opportunities for King to both relate the haunting legends of that part of the world and offer some amusing revisions to one of Holmes's most famous cases, The Hound of the Baskervilles. Though Holmes purists might resent the liberties taken with their hero, readers in search of a strong female protagonist, some fascinating local history, and spooky ambience will enjoy The Moor.

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