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Author Laurie R. KingLaurie R. King was born on September 19, 1952 in Oakland, California. She earned a degree in comparative religion from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1977 and a masters in theology from the Graduate Theological Union in 1984. She later received an honorary doctorate from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific.

King is the New York Times bestselling author of 25 novels and other works, including the Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes stories (from The Beekeeper's Apprentice, named one of the 20th century's best crime novels by the IMBA, to 2016's The Murder of Mary Russell). She has won an alphabet of prizes from Agatha to Wolfe, been chosen as guest of honor at several crime conventions, and is probably the only writer to have both an Edgar and an honorary doctorate in theology. She was inducted into the Baker Street Irregulars in 2010, as "The Red Circle."

Laurie R. King Book List and Awards
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Laurie R. King Bibliography


Russell Series

  1. Beekeeper’s Apprentice - 1994
  2. Monstrous Regiment of Women - 1995
  3. Letter of Mary - 1997
  4. Moor - 1998
  5. O Jerusalem - 1999
  6. Justice Hall - 2002
  7. Game - 2004
  8. Locked Rooms - 2005
  9. Language of Bees - 2009
  10. God of the Hive - 2010
  11. Pirate King - 2011
  12. Garment of Shadows - 2012
  13. Dreaming Spies - 2015
  14. Murder of Mary Russell - 2016
  15. Mary Russell's War - 2016

Russell e-Novella

  • Beekeeping for Beginners - 2011

Stuyvesant & Grey Series

  1. Touchstone - 2008
  2. Bones of Paris - 2013

Martinelli Series

  1. Grave Talent - 1993
  2. To Play the Fool - 1995
  3. With Child - 1996
  4. Night Work - 2000
  5. Art of Detection - 2006

Stand-Alone Novels

  • Darker Place - 1999
  • Folly - 2001
  • Keeping Watch - 2003
  • Califia’s Daughters - 2004
  • Lockdown - June 2017

Non-Fiction

  • Not in Kansas Anymore, TOTO, co-authored with Barbara Peters - 2015
  • Crime & Thriller Writing: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion, co-author with Michelle Spring - 2013
  • My Bookstore, ed. Ronald Rice - 2012
  • Books to Die For, ed. John Connolly and Declan Burke - 2012
  • Intro to Criminal Kabbalah, edited by Lawrence Raphael - 2002

Laurie R. King Awards

  • In the Company of Sherlock Holmes: Anthony and the Silver Falchion
  • A Grave Talent: 1994 Edgar Award for Best First Novel and 1995 John Creasey Memorial Award
  • A Monstrous Regiment of Women: 1996 Nero Wolfe Award for Best First Novel
  • Folly: 2002 Macavity Award
  • The Art of Detection: 2007 Lambda Award for Best Lesbian Mystery
  • Dreaming Spies: 2015 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel

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