The Moor: A Mary Russell Novel Characters

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Mary Russell

Wife of Sherlock Holmes, she is a writer, scholar and works with Holmes on mystery cases. Referred to as "Russell" by her husband, she is amused by the fact that others are often confused because she and Holmes don't share a last name. Russell is self-confident and willing to help Holmes when he's working on a mystery. She treks into the moor alone to search for clues. Despite this aspect of her character, she becomes slightly spooked on the moor. She doesn't admit this weakness to Holmes but does admit to herself that she's glad he's nearby. Russell is a competent sleuth in her own right. She understands the need to preserve crime scenes in order to follow clues. When Pethering is found dead in the pond, Russell takes over the crime scene, calling on men to help retrieve the body and to keep people from tracking...

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