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“The Beekeeper’s Apprentice” e-book free from April 1 to 15!

Do you love mystery novels? Did you love reading the Sherlock Holmes novels? If it’s yes and yes, check out Laurie R. King’s series of Y.A. novels about Mary Russell, a young Sherlock Holmes apprentice and her adventures.

Not quite willing to part with your money yet? Well, Laurie R. King has made her novel “The Beekeeper’s Apprentice” free for download from April 1 to 15 only! So check out this first novel (of a series) and see if it whets your appetite!

“The Beekeeper’s Apprentice was chosen as one the “100 Favorite Mysteries of the 20th Century” by the IMBA and a Notable YA book by the American Library Association.

Please fill out the form on the site above, and then check your email. You will receive an email from digitalmarketing@mail.macmillan.com with a link to your free download, which comes in four unzippable PDF files. Due to legal requirements, please check the box to receive future email updates from Picador. You can unsubscribe at any time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but trust us — the book is free!”

From Publishers Weekly (Amazon):

“Sherlock Holmes takes on a young, female apprentice in this delightful and well-wrought addition to the master detective’s casework. In the early years of WW I, 15-year-old American Mary Russell encounters Holmes, retired in Sussex Downs where Conan Doyle left him raising bees. Mary, an orphan rebelling against her guardian aunt’s strictures, impresses the sleuth with her intelligence and acumen. Holmes initiates her into the mysteries of detection, allowing her to participate in a few cases when she comes home from her studies at Oxford. The collaboration is ignited by the kidnapping in Wales of Jessica Simpson, daughter of an American senator. The sleuthing duo find signs of the hand of a master criminal, and after Russell rescues the child, attempts are made on their lives (and on Watson’s), with evidence piling up that the master criminal is out to get Holmes and all he holds dear. King ( A Grave Talent ) has created a fitting partner for the Great Detective: a quirky, intelligent woman who can hold her own with a man renowned for his contempt for other people’s thought processes.”

In case you missed the link, click here to get your free e-book. And while you’re at it, check out the author’s blog for more info about her books.

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