The Secret Fiend (Hardcover)
The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Fourth Case
Tundra Books, 9780887768538, 256pp.
Publication Date: May 11, 2010
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Set at a time when many in England were in a state of fear because a Jew was running the country, Shane Peacock presents a compelling story filled with an atmosphere of paranoia and secrets and surprises played out on late-night London streets. Sherlock gets drawn deeper and deeper into the pursuit of the Spring Heeled Jack, whose attacks grow in number until it seems that there are Jacks everywhere.
The Secret Fiend is the fourth book in Shane Peacock's award-winning Boy Sherlock Holmes series, combining brilliant storytelling with fascinating historical detail and a mystery worthy of one of the greatest sleuths in English literature.
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Praise For The Secret Fiend: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Fourth Case…
"The first intriguing volume in an ambitious new series ... plenty of readers will ... find themselves irresistibly drawn into his thrilling adventures."
— Booklist, Starred Review
PRAISE FOR DEATH IN THE AIR: THE BOY SHERLOCK HOLMES, HIS SECOND CASE:
"This is an exciting mystery, well written and fast paced...."
— School Library Journal
"This novel is written for the young adult, but adult readers will also find it satisfying.... The fast-paced adventure is a treat."
— The Globe and Mail