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Laurie R. King’s “The Art of Detection”

artofdetectionJust Desserts Logo 225During our May 2009 meeting, we discussed Laurie R. King’s 2006 novel The Art of Detection, featuring San Francisco homicide investigator Kate Martinelli. This particular mystery features an investigation into the death of a Sherlock Holmes memorabilia dealer, and allowed King to interweave an original Sherlock Holmes mystery from the 1920s into a contemporary plot.  King is also known for her Sherlockian “Mary Russell” novels.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on May 28, 2009. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us on June 25th at South Branch Library (6:45 p.m.), as we discuss the Andrew Greeley mystery, The Bishop at the Lake.