Island of the Mad: A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes

by King, Laurie R. (Author)

ISBN: 9780804177986

The Lady Vivian Beaconsfield has spent most of her adult life in one asylum after another, yet she seemed to be improving-or at least, finding a point of balance in her madness. So why did she disappear? Did she take the family's jewels with her, or did someone else? The Bedlam nurse, perhaps?

The trail leads Russell and Holmes through an infamous lunatic asylum's dank halls to the sultry Venice lagoon, where ethereal beauty is jarred by Mussolini's Blackshirts, where the gilded Lido set may be tempting a madwoman, and where Cole Porter sits at a piano, playing with ideas....

Story Locale: Europe, 1920s

Publication History: Bantam HC (6/18) Random House, Summer 2019

Format: Paperback, 320 pages

Publisher: Bantam, June 2019

Product Dimensions: 8 L × 5 W × 0 H

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