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The case of the missing marquess (original 2006; edition 2006)

by Nancy Springer

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Title:The case of the missing marquess
Authors:Nancy Springer
Info:New York Philomel cop. 2006
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The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer (2006)

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An excellent start to a series that captures the spirit of Sherlock Holmes mysteries, but told from the point of view of his younger sister. Enola is just a smart and witty as her brother and with a different view of the world, especially the role women play in it. This is a middle grade series, but it doesn't read like one. I think fans of mystery will enjoy this, younger or older. ( )
  MillieHennessy | Sep 30, 2015 |
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.
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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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