When Jamie Watson is sent to a boarding school at the East Coast against his wishes, he meets Charlotte Holmes. However, the descendant of fabulous Sherlock, who is known everywhere for her complicated character and investigative skill, rather seems to get out of his way. But the inevitable finally happens: When Jamie and Charlotte get involved in a murder case, they are forced to look into this matter together.
As the following murders are related to the criminal cases of Charlotte’s ancestor Sherlock, she is sure that there must be more behind that. Not only is the murderer scared by Charlotte and Jamie’s investigations, but also Sherlock Holmes’s old enemies are thrown into turmoil. A deadly hunt begins and Charlotte and Jamie’s lives are in extreme danger.
This book is suitable for young adults aged 13 and 16.
In this fast-paced mystery story the descendants of Holmes, Watson and Moriarty meet in a gripping way. Charlotte Holmes and Jamie Watson have to know about their families’ past to be able to solve more than one extremely bizarre case in their own time period. A fantastic detective story, not only for Sherlock Holmes fans!
Brittany Cavallaro is a poet, fiction writer, and old-school Sherlockian living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is the author of the poetry collection Girl-King and is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. She earned her BA in literature from Middlebury College and her MFA in poetry from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Currently, she’s a PhD candidate in English literature at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.