By Leah Scheier
Inquisitive and observant, Dora goals of escaping her aristocratic kingdom lifestyles to unravel mysteries along Sherlock Holmes. So while she learns that the mythical detective will be her organic father, Dora jumps at the chance to trip to London and enlist his assist in fixing the secret of her cousin's ransomed love letters. yet Dora arrives in London to devastating information: Sherlock Holmes is lifeless. Her goals dashed, Dora is left to depend upon her wits-and the help of an enticing but enigmatic younger detective-to keep her cousin's recognition and support rescue a abducted heiress alongside the way in which.
Steeped in Victorian surroundings and intrigue, this gripping novel, now in paperback, heralds the coming of a clean new voice in younger grownup literature.