By Jason Lethcoe

“Think Treasure Island’s Jim Hawkins and Encyclopedia Brown rolled into one adventurous, creative, God-fearing lad, and also you get the assumption. enjoyable, suspenseful, and unpredictable, the No position Like Holmes books are magnificent reads, and writer Jason Lethcoe is a very good craftsman of phrases as well. I hugely suggest this series.” —Robert Liparulo, bestselling writer of Dreamhouse Kings and The thirteenth Tribe

The new resident in 221A Baker Street is approximately to provide Sherlock Holmes a run for his magnifying glass!

When Griffin is shipped to stick with his detective uncle at 221A Baker highway for the summer season, he's sure that his uncle needs to be the nice Sherlock Holmes! yet Griffin is dissatisfied to find that Holmes lives at 221B Baker Street and his uncle lives unit 221A. His uncle is a detective, simply no longer a good one. but if Griffin meets a girl with a case that Holmes has grew to become away for being too ridiculous, he and his uncle crew as much as support her. alongside the best way, Griffin indicates his uncle simply what it capacity to have actual religion in God, even if the case demanding situations that.  the girl claims that her husband used to be eaten through the Loch Ness Monster, yet monsters aren’t real—or are they?

 

“The No position Like Holmes books will trap you on first web page and never allow you to move until eventually the ultimate interesting twist and switch. Jason Lethcoe is a wonderful author having the ability to craft a narrative that entertains all readers (adults are welcome to take a peek!).” —Robert Whitlow, bestselling writer of the Tides of fact series

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The large minute fingers clunked ahead. 11 fifty-eight. Please, God, exhibit me what to— yet sooner than he’d even entire his prayer, the answer provided itself. It was once a very determined factor to do, and but Griffin knew that whether it price him his existence, it used to be worthy saving the lives of others. He rushed as much as the place Snodgrass and Moriarty have been combating. The conflict looked to be approximately over. Moriarty towered over his uncle, his sword pointed triumphantly at his chest. Griffin observed that his uncle’s spear used to be mendacity close by, out of succeed in. Moriarty glanced on the enormous fingers of the clock and backpedal to Snodgrass. with no announcing a observe, Griffin knew what he was once pondering. They have been all doomed. There wasn’t sufficient time to flee the blast. yet judging through the glance at the villain’s face, he was once going to kill Snodgrass earlier than being killed himself, if just for the excitement of seeing him die. Knives flew previous Griffin as he ran towards his uncle. He used to be so purpose upon his plan that he didn’t see considered one of Moriarty’s henchman coming towards him along with his lengthy, glittering blade out and prepared. The scarred man’s face used to be twisted with animal ferocity, and whilst he threw the blade, it flew with lethal accuracy. Griffin felt a pinch on his calf. one of many knives should have nicked him. yet he neglected it, took objective at Moriarty, and fired. The Stinger’s blast narrowly overlooked the villain, however it did knock Moriarty off stability. Hoping that it had received his uncle a bonus, Griffin knelt, dropped the Stinger, and grabbed his uncle’s electric spear. 11 fifty-nine. Griffin attempted to run again towards the large gears, yet all of sudden learned that his leg wasn’t operating. having a look down, he observed a purple pool collecting round his shoe. The final knife hadn’t simply nicked him. Numbly, he checked out the knife deal with that protruded out of the part of his calf and the sizeable quantity of blood at the ground. battling for each ounce of energy, he limped as shut as he may possibly to the rotating gears. there has been no signal of Moriarty’s thugs wherever. it sounds as if they’d fled the clock tower, nervous to avoid wasting their very own lives. Griffin may well experience that there has been no time left, that at any second the large minute hand might swing into position and the clock may strike twelve. His leg used to be throbbing because the surprise wore off, and he felt dizzy, his imaginative and prescient cloudy from the lack of blood. He’d simply have one likelihood, a unmarried shot to hit the field. He concept desperately of David while he confronted Goliath. In that tale, a tender boy had introduced down a tremendous in a single shot. And Griffin knew that his hand were guided via the Lord. As You helped David, please, support me now . . . Griffin pulled the set off at the spear, and because the electrical energy sparked, he threw the spear towards the field with all of his may. yet he by no means observed even if the spear hit the objective. all at once he felt a negative ache and, having a look down, observed the purpose of Moriarty’s sword sticking out from the center of his chest. Then every little thing went black. Griffin was once already subconscious whilst Snodgrass shot Moriarty within the again with the Stinger, sending him right into a coma-like sleep to attend for police.

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