No Place Like Holmes

By Jason Lethcoe

“Think Treasure Island’s Jim Hawkins and Encyclopedia Brown rolled into one adventurous, inventive, God-fearing lad, and also you get the belief. enjoyable, suspenseful, and unpredictable, the No position Like Holmes books are great reads, and writer Jason Lethcoe is a very good craftsman of phrases as well. I hugely suggest this series.” —Robert Liparulo, bestselling writer of Dreamhouse Kings and The thirteenth Tribe

The new resident in 221A Baker Street is approximately to provide Sherlock Holmes a run for his magnifying glass!

When Griffin is distributed to stick with his detective uncle at 221A Baker highway for the summer time, he's yes that his uncle needs to be the nice Sherlock Holmes! yet Griffin is disenchanted to find that Holmes lives at 221B Baker Street and his uncle lives unit 221A. His uncle is a detective, simply now not an exceptional one. but if Griffin meets a lady with a case that Holmes has became away for being too ridiculous, he and his uncle staff as much as aid her. alongside the best way, Griffin indicates his uncle simply what it capacity to have real religion in God, even if the case demanding situations that.  the lady claims that her husband was once eaten by way of the Loch Ness Monster, yet monsters aren’t real—or are they?

 

“The No position Like Holmes books will seize you on first web page and never allow you to cross until eventually the ultimate interesting twist and switch. Jason Lethcoe is a superb author having the ability to craft a narrative that entertains all readers (adults are welcome to take a peek!).” —Robert Whitlow, bestselling writer of the Tides of fact series

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I had Watts visit the industry this morning with many of the funds your mom despatched. You’ll locate no matter what sustenance you wish in there. ” Griffin’s uncle nodded to a leather-based satchel at the seat subsequent to him. Griffin understood this to intend that he may possibly aid himself. Oh, how his belly rumbled! It felt like an age and a part on the grounds that he’d eaten. regrettably, while he unwrapped the sealed package deal inside of his uncle’s satchel, he was once sorely upset. rather than scrumptious pastries or cheese or fruit, there have been a few dried herrings and a few form of black, lumpy sausage that appeared terrible. “Black pudding,” his uncle stated. “Blood sausage. It’s made of the blood of cows. You mom constantly enjoyed it, so i presumed chances are you'll too. ” Griffin felt his abdominal lurch. How disgusting! If this have been what his uncle ate, it used to be no ask yourself he was once regularly so short-tempered. even if, Griffin was once so hungry he proposal he may well to boot supply the meals a test. He picked up one of many small fish by way of its tail and attempted nibbling at its undersides. It used to be lousy. yet Griffin felt certain that as undesirable because it used to be, it needed to be larger than the black pudding. by some means he simply couldn’t photograph his mom having fun with that, it doesn't matter what his uncle acknowledged. He ate as a lot of the fish as he used to be capable, attempting to think it was once whatever else. yet in spite of a photographic reminiscence, he couldn’t strength just like a beautiful sandwich of sliced poultry and cheese onto the greasy little fish. completing his unusual meal, Griffin positioned what remained of the fish and the untouched black sausage again within the satchel. whereas he were consuming, his uncle were examining a replica of the London instances. After final the leather-based satchel, Griffin spotted a small article at the entrance web page of the paper that learn, theft AT LIMEHOUSE DOCKS Police examine the disappearance of imports returning from China. The Shanghai Scorpion, a boat lately arrived from Hong Kong, bore a number of goods of price for induction into the British Museum, together with a number of old vases and a few important artworks given to Her Majesty from the Emperor. Police have been relieved to find the treasures untouched, yet fifteen hundred kilograms of fireworks have been suggested lacking. The conditions round the disappearance stay a secret. Police suspect that the fireworks theft used to be performed by means of keen celebrants of an upcoming chinese language vacation. “Uncle, I suggest, Mr. Snodgrass? ” “What is it? ” “Did you take place to learn the item at the entrance web page, the single in regards to the theft? ” His uncle peeled down an fringe of the paper and gave him a withering stare. “Of path I did. I learn each part of the Times,” he responded coldly. “Don’t you're thinking that it sounds oddly suspicious? ” “Nothing open air of the standard, I guarantee you,” Snodgrass stated, returning to his paper. “It is because the police stated, most likely a bunch of chinese language ruffians who're too bad to manage to pay for their very own fireworks. I don’t have time to meddle with such trifling affairs. ” “But it's strange,” Griffin stated. “After all, the robbers stole simply fireworks and left the main worthy contents untouched.

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