Title: Black Ice.
Author: Andrew Lane.
Year of Publication: 2013 (UK).
Publishers: Macmillan Children’s Books (UK).
Format: Available in paperback, and ebook, and an audiobook.
Cost for paperback: 6.99 (UK).
Age Range: 12 and over, if you are younger than this I suggest asking your parents before reading.
This is the third book in a series called Young Sherlock Holmes.
When the teenage Sherlock recieves a summonds to London from his older brother Mycroft, he jumps at the opportunity to spend time in the big city. But once there he will be forced to put all of his studies in reasoning into practice to save his brothers life. For Mycroft is discovered in a locked room standing over a dead body holding a knife.
Sherlock is the only one who believes that Mycroft is innocent, but that won’t save him from the gallows. So Sherlock must set out on a journey that will take him all the way to Moscow and back to find out who is framing his brother for murder. Along the way he will meet some truly fascinating people, as well as the rouges of the underworld, and put his mind to the test in order to save his brother.
The next book in the series is called Fire Storm.
“There’s powe in looking silly and not careing that you do.” Amy Poehler.