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mary_russell @mary_russell Oxford and Eastbourne, UK

Theologian, detective. My 16th memoir, Riviera Gold, will be released in June 2020. Sample the first memoir, THE BEEKEEPER'S APPRENTICE, https://t.co/NdU0Y1pBor

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I'm pleased. That is a lovely knife. https://t.co/kaF3GPcvZ2But then, tyres on wet gravel sound nothing like the crack of doom. MURD #TheMurderofMaryRussell #MaryRussellhttps://t.co/3GTdOl2aomIrony comes in many flavours, sweet to bitter. The harshest irony I ever tasted was this: when I was interrupted th… https://t.co/ny78CXuLRo“It would make for an interesting monograph,” he continued. “The significance of a society’s hallmark beverage…”… https://t.co/iXhvPxiZe5“It’s a rock, Holmes.” Sherlock Holmes raised his tea-cup to his lips. “Is it the water from our well that makes M… https://t.co/XQjRzSZVqXToday I start posting quotes from Dreaming Spies (DREA) https://t.co/bgxYb7KSDQ and The Murder of Mary Russell (MUR… https://t.co/HAIzfM1xdfI have many readers who only "read" the audio versions of my memoirs. I'm pleased no matter what format is used.… https://t.co/SAtC6akYTtIt was lovely to have my next memoir, #RivieraGold, included on this list. #MaryRussell #SherlockHolmes https://t.co/VA2yApdm2WThe setting was exquisite, the hosts charming and the other guests a mix of artists and rogues. #RivieraGoldhttps://t.co/L9AwXBlGRI
5/27
2020
Ms King goes to great lengths as my literary agent and editor to make sure my information and descriptions are corr… https://t.co/C3e7vkK7Tq"I was reflecting just how, after the business at the top of the stairs, it may be a while before you approach me w… https://t.co/1aLdNXiBUTPerhaps I ought to ask your name?” “Sherlock Holmes. You call me Holmes.” “The name had a distinct ring of famil… https://t.co/PRiDEpHbyVAs I set my hands upon the rope, there came a melodramatic whisper: “‘And noiseless as a lovely dream is gone. / An… https://t.co/HkXMdy8vum“It is true, beauty and reliability rarely go hand in hand.” Which rather trod underfoot the compliment with whic… https://t.co/GcrM5RNv8qToday is the last day of quotes from Pirate King #Pira https://t.co/mwuYHgJmsv and Garment of Shadows #GARMhttps://t.co/REG7aGq7wfAll the accolades for my first memoir almost bring a blush to my cheek. #SherlockHolmes #MaryRussellhttps://t.co/NsXkd17Sp7For die-hard fans of Mary Russell and the continuing adventures of Sherlock Holmes, I give you the ineffable Laurie… https://t.co/BtnOTq7cbq
Retweeted by mary_russellI believe this goes until 31, May, so still time to enter. Sorry. U.S. only. #MaryRussell #SherlockHolmeshttps://t.co/8Ydm9Qa9kEA lovely compliment. I am honoured every time I hear that a read enjoys re=reading my memoirs. https://t.co/KWsr05pkid
5/26
2020
"You know him?" “We met in Jerusalem, just after the war. My…Russell and I were in Palestine for a few weeks. Livi… https://t.co/H2Mw8xuil6"I have heard of Colonel Lawrence. I do not know that I would have wished him under my command." "Lawrence was a s… https://t.co/Xwe26SSzpZ“Do you want to see some letters of recommendation or something?” “You speak English and you’re dead sober at two… https://t.co/utEQ4Yj8Rj“Oh how utterly jolly, a life-saver in sensible shoes, you are so very welcome, Miss--- “Er,” I said, retrieving… https://t.co/UedKtgGGe2So true, as it happens I did attack him in both #PirateKing and #GarmentofShadows More quotes from both today. https://t.co/KUOZ1kNlWvSip your shelter-in-place tea from a Riviera Gold mug while you’re reading #RivieraGold…. And where might you find… https://t.co/FOQzVOIbqD
Retweeted by mary_russellI'm always amused when we are advertised as the world's greatest detective and her husband Sherlock Holmes. I'm not… https://t.co/r96B7bxbZ4I first saw elephants in India and still find them an amazing creature. #MaryRussell #SherlockHolmes #TheGame https://t.co/IuJau4Whxr
5/25
2020
It does happen when he isn't occupied by his own endeavours. https://t.co/pgzGl2DQGGA familiar sight along the Thames of a foggy evening. https://t.co/YOZRGi2WAg…for the first time, I noticed a faint indentation around the ring finger of my right hand. I stared at it. I tur… https://t.co/lbRLFZcSwYSoldiers! Aimless urgency blew into open panic. I could not be taken by them, it was essential that I remain free,… https://t.co/raUazIpyaX"Holmes: no. I have an entire academic year to catch up on. I have no interest whatsoever in the entertainment of h… https://t.co/V7IAJQOyqc"It shouldn't take you more than two weeks, three at the most. You'd probably find the solution before arriving in… https://t.co/eH34yJ0C5bNow on to quotes. https://t.co/YVGOrsYlf8#PirateKing #MaryRussell and her husband, #SherlockHolmes, venture into the frenetic world of silent films, where… https://t.co/CiTg4qht7x
Retweeted by mary_russellBeing on a list of fictional characters isn't very flattering. I'm as real as #SherlockHolmes #MaryRussell https://t.co/bvjFpJted2Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes turn the Riviera upside down to crack their most captivating case yet in… https://t.co/0q4VBqFLJY
Retweeted by mary_russellThank you for the RT. https://t.co/tJa3xv9WxzHolmes and I still play chess. We are evenly matched and enjoy the battle. #SherlockHolmes #MaryRussell https://t.co/9tKzOa4SVF
5/24
2020
Monte Carlo was a place like no other and held villain and innocent in equal measure. #RivieraGold #MaryRussellhttps://t.co/RSvMWxRrmPLess than 3 weeks until the launch: #RivieraGold June 9, 2020. #MaryRussell #SherlockHolmes and Mrs Hudson find the… https://t.co/7k3KiAlZ94
Retweeted by mary_russellThe shutters hadn't been locked. ...perhaps it meant that my situation was not the source of that feeling of urgenc… https://t.co/DnV0bDmqZPSweat broke out all over my body, despite the cold of the room. There was a good explanation, for everything. One t… https://t.co/BloPseTuPK"It would not be a singing part," he said. I walked out of the room. He raised his voice. "I would do it myself, bu… https://t.co/trD0AF18M1"Gilbert and Sullivan?" I exclaimed. "Pirates as in Penzance? Light opera and heavy humour" No. Absolutely not." PI… https://t.co/TJhmMmHxk6And Garment of Shadows. https://t.co/IIy20kEEnCThis week's quotes are from Pirate King. https://t.co/lPkVo9NBBpSummer Sun Sweepstakes Enter for your chance to win a bundle of books that is almost too hot to handle!… https://t.co/hZ02q3sRxN
Retweeted by mary_russellWhile you wait (im)patiently for @LaurieRKing's latest #MaryRussell & #SherlockHolmes novel, RIVIERA GOLD (out 9 Ju… https://t.co/G2lmDPm1bq
Retweeted by mary_russellA mere sprite. Happy birthday to you. https://t.co/iMLXBODLozHappy birthday. You are holding your age well. https://t.co/NW3IUVv958
5/23
2020
Which at times has irritated and delighted me, often in equal measure. #SherlockHolmes #MaryRussell #RivieraGold https://t.co/WPbBpxIhDMThe knowledge of where was just beyond my grasp...what had been so urgent it drove me to my feet. Or, my name. Who… https://t.co/7jLxC2TdeYThe light of a candle/the sunshine smell of linen/the slope of ceiling/the soft throat of a young girl asleep/the b… https://t.co/gbmreSrg1g“Although they may decide to place you among the support staff.” “Pirates have support staff?” “Are we talking abo… https://t.co/K0fD087AyV“You would, of course, be undercover.” “Naturally. With a cutlass between my teeth.” “I should think you would… https://t.co/YrUCj6HvSUMore quotes today from Pirate King (PIRA) https://t.co/mwuYHgJmsv and Garment of Shadows (GARM) https://t.co/UoWVTcPl6wThis image brings to mind the story with the last line, "It's turtles all the way down." https://t.co/9JvcX1eqxf https://t.co/tGwhYfw2YpHolmes snorted at me when I told him I would acknowledge the birth of Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle on this day in 18… https://t.co/C8GiwimoyoThank you for the recommendation. The link is to Ms King's rather charming introduction to the 20th Anniversary edi… https://t.co/FVOBtqRNbhCheck out these exciting summer releases, from: @mary_russell, @alicewriterland, @RuthWareWriter, @sharilapena,… https://t.co/hkE7Prpvaq
Retweeted by mary_russellI'm rather excited that it will be out in a few weeks also. Thank you for the pre-order. https://t.co/SAJXrHsWN7Ah, Ms King also sent you one of my cards. I do hope you enjoy #RivieraGold #SherlockHolmes #MaryRussell https://t.co/Cld7ZjfDNsYour memory has not failed you as those are all components of that memoir. #GarmentofShadowshttps://t.co/xkBkw3yu7R
5/22
2020
Ms King has received the first copies of Riviera Gold from the U.S. publisher. https://t.co/jkXQMp5qmuWith today's weather I have been content on our terrace, but I'm hoping many will wish to join me on the Riviera. https://t.co/B95D5cCgX8The sun had moved while I slept. A while later, another thought: Time is passing. And with that, a tendril of urgen… https://t.co/9gTkn21ipaI was in bed. A bed, at any rate. I had been flattened by a steam-roller, trampled under a stampede of bison. I ac… https://t.co/cPzm3ieMckNo, Holmes was right: best to be away if I could. Which circled the discussion around to its beginnings. “Why sho… https://t.co/rUw0ZooV98“How long? I asked. “He thought two weeks.” Fourteen days…of first hand opportunity to revenge himself on me verba… https://t.co/561TcnvArFContinuing today with quotes from Pirate King (PIRA) https://t.co/mwuYHgJmsv and Garment of Shadows (GARM) https://t.co/UoWVTcPl6wHow lovely to be included in the list. Thank you. https://t.co/FCrqXGJb9iThat is beautiful and it would be a shame to miss #internationalTeaDay. It is a lovely day here on the Sussex Downs… https://t.co/LNKnNX7bNDLovely that you can share my memoirs with your spouse. https://t.co/BLif1exGcK
5/21
2020
You have until May 31st to enter to win this bundle of books that includes Riviera Gold. Sorry, U.S. residents only. https://t.co/CdXBmFonqCMorocco might be a small country, but it was plenty big enough to swallow one young woman. Russell, he thought, w… https://t.co/9YdovwxMNmThe big man had the brains of a tortoise, but even he was beginning to look alarmed. Sherlock Holmes drew a calming… https://t.co/lkuxMBi35B“You should, of course, feel welcome to remain here.” The words seemed to contain a weight beyond their surface me… https://t.co/deRCd2B0u4“Honestly, Holmes? Pirates?” “Think of it as an adventure, Russell.” “May I point out that this past year has b… https://t.co/JWYyAzoEDgToday I start a week of quotes from Pirate King (PIRA) https://t.co/mwuYHgJmsv and Garment of Shadows https://t.co/UoWVTcPl6wBeekeeping for Beginners or The Beekeeper's Apprentice might be the perfect books for #WorldBeeDay.… https://t.co/oYn7imjy4cHow flattering, thank you. https://t.co/uUonf9s3jZSeveral of my readers have reported they are doing the same. It is very gratifying. https://t.co/HsvgrFI8zJMy heavens that is intense reading. I am pleased you are enjoying my memoirs. https://t.co/WcwGAhTJdgOxford has such a rich history. https://t.co/AhwWL6bHhaHow lovely. As I'm married to a beekeeper this is perfect. #WorldBeeDay https://t.co/214WdIBfe2
5/20
2020
Sorry, this is only open to U.S. residence as it is run by my U.S. publisher. https://t.co/mrAkWef2lWSo it hadn’t been just my concussion: It would seem that we were actually setting forth into a fairy-tale. GOTH… https://t.co/YsB5rdA1KsI’d been in charge of this small life less than twelve hours, and I could already feel an ulcer coming on. How did… https://t.co/Xrc26XJWaABees feel joy, and outrage, and contentment. Bees play, tossing themselves in flight with no point but for the plea… https://t.co/4C8LKZYdaGA bee has no loyalty to the keeper, only to the hive; no commitment to the place, only to the community. Despite… https://t.co/2g7Mx3ShWhToday is the last of quotes from The Language of Bees (LANG) https://t.co/mGW5piY7Iu and The God of the Hive (GOTH) https://t.co/auMyaoYVorModest as always but the pie was most welcome. https://t.co/uY8pRuLhPLMs King and my reader's artwork make a powerful combination. https://t.co/vlLvy8dJkDNot an auspicious arrival. https://t.co/APLFIBwF1bI describe T.E. Lawrence as "...small, shy, awe-inspiring" in O Jerusalem having met him in 1919. #MaryRussellhttps://t.co/BxaTUYM0XE
5/19
2020
#RivieraGold is included in this Summer sweepstakes giveaway by my U.S. publisher Random House. You can enter here: https://t.co/CdXBmFonqCImagine Mrs Hudson at 22. #SherlockHolmes #MaryRussell #RivieraGold https://t.co/2dIciqN5EK https://t.co/0IntaSI7cbUnder present circumstances, Sherlock’s mental processes would be fired to a white-hot pitch that would melt the wa… https://t.co/dT3uoWHSUXBut, no… Sooner or later, his mind would cut through solid wall, build a ladder out of information, weave wings out… https://t.co/RsRtqkJqDc
5/18
2020

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