30 Day Challenge: Day 1 - Best Book Read Last Year

The Moor (Mary Russell, #4) - Laurie R. King

I'm going to jump on this 30 day challenge band wagon and see how far I get with it. I plan on doing fairly short answers, so hopefully that will keep me going at a steady pace.

 

Day 1 - Best Book Read Last Year

 

Last year, I discovered the wonder of Laurie R. King's Mary Russel series and fell a little in love. The series centers around a retired Sherlock Holmes and the escapades of his apprentice, Mary Russel. Out of the books I read in this series last year, I would have to choose The Moor as my favorite. It has the classic Hound of the Baskervilles setting, which King pays perfect homage to while still keeping her story original and engaging. Plus, it has a great Gothic quality with how dreary, damp, and isolated everything feels.