What do you think? I’m not sure if that’s Mary Russell in disguise or one of the characters from the story, but really, does it matter? And I do know that yes, that is the actual castle where much of the story takes place. Which makes me so happy!
A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat—the latest adventure of Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes.
The queen is Marie of Roumania: the doubly royal granddaughter to Victoria, Empress of the British Empire, and Alexander II, Tsar of Russia. A famous beauty, who was married at seventeen into Roumania's young dynasty, Marie had beguiled the Paris Peace Conference into returning her adopted country's long-lost provinces, single-handedly transforming Roumania from a backwater into a force.
The castle is Bran…