A monstrous regiment of women is the second book in the mary russell series of mystery novels by laurie r king the title is taken from a work by john knox published in 1558 the first blast of the trumpet against the monstrous regimen of women. A monstrous regiment of women a novel of suspense featuring mary russell and sherlock holmes a mary russell mystery laurie r king on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers winner of the nero wolfe award it is 1921 and mary russell sherlock holmess brilliant apprentice. A monstrous regiment of women continues mary russells adventures as a worthy student of the famous detective sherlock holmes and as an ever more skilled sleuth in her own right. A monstrous regiment of women as a backdrop to the plot provides wonderful insights into that movement and the kind of women it attracted and why its very well handledthe main plot is very good if somewhat predictable but the subplots given the book depth and texture especially the personal one involving holmes and russell. I think a monstrous regiment of women is the book i most enjoyed because it shows russell pursuing a case that is entirely her own mysterious deaths among the followers of a charismatic feminist preacher and coming into her own as a woman in every sense of the word
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