Rebel Fire

Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins (Volume 2)

Andrew Lane

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes knows that Amyus Crowe, his mysterious American tutor, has some dark secrets. But he didn’t expect to find John Wilkes Booth, the notorious assassin, apparently alive and well in England—and Crowe somehow mixed up in it. When no one will tell you the truth, sometimes you have to risk all to discover it for yourself. And so begins an adventure that will take Sherlock across the Atlantic, to the center of a deadly web—where a friend is in peril and a defeated army threatens to rise again.

Andrew Lane’s exciting second case for the teenage Sherlock leads the young detective to America, straight into the heart of a shocking conspiracy.

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“Have you ever thought about ants?” Amyus Crowe asked.
Sherlock shook his head. “Apart from the fact that they get all over jam sandwiches at picnics, I can’t say I’ve ever given them much thought.”
The two of them were out in the Surrey countryside. The heat of the sun weighed on the back of Sherlock’s neck like a brick. An almost overpowering aroma of flowers and freshly mown hay seemed to hang in the air around him.
A bee buzzed past his ear and he flinched. Ants he was relatively ambivalent about, but bees still spooked

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Praise for Rebel Fire

“…smart…”--Horn Book

 

“Fans of mystery and adventure will find much to like in this page-turner wrought with danger, adventure, and a healthy dose of logical problem solving.”--VOYA

 

“…satisfying and engrossing…"--School Library Journal

 

“This intriguing look at the times and development of a much-loved character fascinates across gender lines.”--Kirkus Reviews

 

 

Praise for Death Cloud, the first book of the series:

 

“A menacing villain and an unexpected twist make for a thoroughly engaging read that will keep readers

turning pages.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“The plot takes off like a rocket, constantly building suspense.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Purists will applaud.” —The Wall Street Journal

 


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REBEL FIRE by Andrew Lane | Kirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of REBEL FIRE . The opening of this second adventuremystery starring the teenage Sherlock Holmes finds two men searching for a giant red leech for their terrifying boss, Duke Balthassaar, ably and ickily introducing the sleuth's antagonist.
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Andrew Lane

Andrew Lane is the author of the Young Sherlock Holmes series of young adult novels, starting with Death Cloud. He has also written numerous spin-off novels based on the BBC sci-fi television series Doctor Who, as well as definitive guides to Babylon 5 and the Wallace and Grommit films, and is the author of The Bond Files: An Unofficial Guide to the World's Greatest Secret Agent. He lives in Dorset, England.

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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April 2012
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ISBN: 9781429961714
ISBN10: 1429961716
Young Adult Fiction352 pages
Age Range: 12 and up
Grade Range: 7 and up
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Young Adult FictionAudio Run Time: 8:00
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 and up
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Age Range: 12 to 18
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April 2012
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October 2012
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