George V. Reilly

Review: Pirate King

Pirate King
Title: Pirate King
Author: Laurie R. King
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
Publisher: Bantam
Copyright: 2011
Pages: 368
Keywords: historical mystery, Holmes
Reading period: 14–16 May, 2015

Mary Russell—Sherlock Holmes’ much younger wife—in­ves­ti­gates the odd goings on in a British silent film company that’s making a pirate film on location in Lisbon and Morocco in 1924. The filmmakers get more than they bargained for, as the rogues they cast as pirates seem to be real pirates.

A decent entry in this series.

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