Rasputin's Revenge (August Lupa and Jules Giraud Series #2)

Rasputin's Revenge (August Lupa and Jules Giraud Series #2)

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by John Lescroart
     
 

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Auguste Lupa, reputed son of Sherlock Holmes, the greatest detective of all time—and possessor of a brilliant deductive mind in his own right—is summoned to the court of the Czar. There, with a bit of assistance from none other than Holmes and Watson, he untangles a chilling plot that holds the Winter Palace in a lethal grip…Don't miss this

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Auguste Lupa, reputed son of Sherlock Holmes, the greatest detective of all time—and possessor of a brilliant deductive mind in his own right—is summoned to the court of the Czar. There, with a bit of assistance from none other than Holmes and Watson, he untangles a chilling plot that holds the Winter Palace in a lethal grip…Don't miss this historical mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of the Dismas Hardy series.

"It was good to have Holmes and Watson drop in on the action...There's a lot of Sherlock in his son."—Abilene Reporter-News

"The perfect vehicle for mystery fans who relish a good detective story.” —Macon Telegraph and News

Praise for John Lescroart's Dismas Hardy novels

"Today’s best legal thriller series.”—Lee Child

“Grisham and Turow remain the two best-known writers in the genre. There is, however, a third novelist at work today who deserves to be considered alongside Turow and Grisham. His name is John Lescroart.”—Chicago Sun-Times

“Lescroart's books are high entertainment, with accurate legal and police procedures leading the action.”—Sacramento Bee

“A gifted writer….I read him with great pleasure.”—Richard North Patterson

“Blistering courtroom sequences.…the undisputed king of the legal thriller.”—Providence Sunday Journal

“Unfolds like a classic Law & Order.”—Entertainment Weekly 

John Lescroart is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous legal thrillers and mysteries, most of them set in contemporary San Francisco. Among his novels are The Fall, The Keeper, The Ophelia Cut, The Hunt Club,  The Second Chair, The First Law, Nothing But the Truth, and Dead Irish, as well as two novels featuring Auguste Lupa, the reputed son of Sherlock Holmes. 

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Praise for John Lescroart's Dismas Hardy novels

"Today’s best legal thriller series.”—Lee Child

“Grisham and Turow remain the two best-known writers in the genre. There is, however, a third novelist at work today who deserves to be considered alongside Turow and Grisham. His name is John Lescroart.”—Chicago Sun-Times

“Lescroart's books are high entertainment, with accurate legal and police procedures leading the action.”—Sacramento Bee

“A gifted writer….I read him with great pleasure.”—Richard North Patterson

“Blistering courtroom sequences.…the undisputed king of the legal thriller.”—Providence Sunday Journal

“Unfolds like a classic Law & Order.”—Entertainment Weekly 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451209818
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
August Lupa and Jules Giraud Series, #2
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,312,483
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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“It was good to have Holmes and Watson drop in on the action…There’s a lot of Sherlock in his son.”
Abilene Reporter-News

“The perfect vehicle for mystery fans who relish a good detective story.” —Macon Telegraph and News

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