Death Cloud

Death Cloud

Book - 2011
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In 1868, with his army officer father posted to India and his mother mysteriously "unwell," fourteen-year-old Sherlock is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt in Hampshire, where he uncovers his first murder. The plot contains violence. Book #1
In 1868, with his army officer father suddenly posted to India, and his mother mysteriously "unwell," fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes is sent to stay with his eccentric uncle and aunt in their vast house in Hampshire, where he uncovers his first murder and a diabolical villain.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2011, c2010
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780374387679
Call Number: TEEN M LANE
Characteristics: 311 p. ; 24 cm

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Lshredder
Aug 21, 2016

This is a great first book can't wait to read the next one. Cool if you liked young bond.

Death Cloud is a mystery novel about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes a a teen. I would advise anyone who is interested in mysteries read this book.

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ucblue
Jul 03, 2013

Very entertaining! Checked out this book for my brother, but ended up reading it myself. Loved getting the backstory on Sherlock Holmes and seeing how he became who he is known to be.

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Michiyuki
Feb 01, 2013

The perfect detective. Even as a kid! All the suspense kept me sitting forward in my chair, and the unexpected is caught red-handed! I think he's even more brilliant as a kid. The best Mystery and Suspense book I've ever read! Even though I always looked ahead. {I bow my head in shame... :P :( } Inspiring book you should definitly read! :D

debwalker May 09, 2011

"Sherlock Holmes is 14 years old and expecting his father to pick him up from school to go home for summer break. Instead, his brother Mycroft shows up, not to take him home, but rather to take him to stay with an aunt and uncle he has never met. Disappointment turns to adventure, danger, and intrigue. This is a wonderful introduction to a beloved character. We'll all be looking for more of this series!"--Christine Crawford, Epilog Books, Quincy, Calif.

tomato Sep 19, 2010

Not bad, but not nearly as good as Shane Peacock's series about the young Sherlock Holmes. Andy Lane's bk. isn't as believable - lacks a sense of reality.

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blue_cheetah_1726
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blue_cheetah_1726 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Michiyuki
Feb 01, 2013

Michiyuki thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99

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Danomite
Mar 25, 2011

Baron Maupertuis: "You will pay for this!"
Sherlock Holmes: "Send me an invoice."

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