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The Case of the Missing Marquess: An Enola Holmes Mystery (original 2006; edition 2007)

by Nancy Springer

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Title:The Case of the Missing Marquess: An Enola Holmes Mystery
Authors:Nancy Springer
Info:Puffin (2007), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 240 pages
Collections:For school, Read but unowned
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Tags:Mystery, Historical fiction

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The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer (2006)

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Listened to the audiobook. Loved the atmosphere and the voice and the premise. I would have enjoyed a slightly more complex and character-driven plot.
  devafagan | Jan 2, 2015 |
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  mshampson | Oct 31, 2014 |
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  ChewDigest | Sep 12, 2014 |
Enola Holmes is the fourteen year old sister of Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes. Their mother mysteriously vanishes on Enola's birthday, and Enola is determined to find her and thwart the wishes of Mycroft whatever the cost. Soon she finds herself trying to solve another mystery while searching for her mother.

This was a fun, quick read and should be a fun series to follow. ( )
  TheMadHatters | Mar 15, 2014 |
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The only light struggles from the few gas street-lamps that remain unbroken, and from pots of fire suspended above the cobblestones, tended by old men selling boiled sea snails outside the public houses.
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When Enola Holmes, sister to the detective Sherlock Holmes, discovers her mother has disappeared, she quickly embarks on a journey to London in search of her. But nothing can prepare her for what awaits. Because when she arrives, she finds herself involved in the kidnapping of a young marquess, fleeing murderous villains, and trying to elude her shrewd older brothers—all while attempting to piece together clues to her mother’s strange disappearance. Amid all the mayhem, will Enola be able to decode the necessary clues and find her mother?

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Enola Holmes, much younger sister of detective Sherlock Holmes, must travel to London in disguise to unravel the disappearance of her missing mother.

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