Fire storm

by Lane, Andrew, 1963-

Format: Book on CD 2013
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Young Adult YA CD BOOK FIC LAN
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
 
Collection  Young Adult
 
Call Number  YA CD BOOK FIC LAN
 
 
Summary
In Fire Storm , Andrew Lane's fourth action-filled puzzler for teen Sherlock, plunges the young detective into a fight for his life as he battles to discover what has happened to his missing friends.   Young Sherlock's friend and her father have vanished. Their house looks as if nobody has ever lived in it; the neighbors claim never to have heard of them. Sherlock begins to doubt his sanity, until a clever clue points him to Scotland. Following that clue leads him into a mystery that involves kidnapping, bodysnatchers, and a man who claims he can raise the dead. Only the budding detective Sherlock can untangle the mind-bending--and dangerous--puzzles that ensnare his friends. Think you know Sherlock Holmes? Think again!
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "When 16-year-old Sherlock Holmes' former tutor and his daughter disappear from their home, the young detective embarks on a quest to find and rescue them, which takes him from the English countryside, through London, and into Edinburgh, Scotland. This is the fourth entry in the Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins series, which explores the beginnings of the famous character. The story here is formulaic, but the clues are inventive and at times intricate. There are references to an earlier adventure, which established the reasons why Holmes is searching for Amyus Crowe, but readers can enjoy this entry without any backstory. At times Lane overexplains history or culture in a way that underestimates his audience, and Holmes' sidekick, Matty, knows too much about too many subjects to be believable as a street urchin. But these quirks won't prevent enjoyment of the story. Try this with fans of Philip Pullman's Sally Lockhart series.--Welch, Cindy Copyright 2014 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Lane, Andrew, 1963- Young Sherlock Holmes.
Subjects Holmes, Sherlock -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Holmes, Sherlock -- Fiction.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- Scotland -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Kidnapping -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Missing persons -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Children's audiobooks.
Publisher New York, NY :2013
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Langton, James, narrator.
Participants/Performers Read by James Langton.
Language English
Notes Compact discs.
Description 7 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781427233172
1427233179
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