Hello avid readers.
I apologize for taking so long to update, but it has been a very busy Summer for me, and I am sure it has been for most of you as well. I am still in the process of reading “A Dangerous Fortune”, which I would like to comment on as being a really intriguing read. However, I also started reading yet another book, something a little later and more suited to my interests:
“Young Sherlock Holmes: Red Leech” by Andrew Lane.
This is one in a series of books, detailing the life of the renowned Sherlock Holmes when he was a child, reliving the events that made him into the icon he is today. It is well written, although the wording is slightly more simplistic than that of the Ken Follett books I have been reading as of late. It still has that good old Sherlock feel, and if you are a fan of BBC shows such as Dr Who and Torchwood, then I think you will definitely find much delight by delving into this novel. Here is the synopsis from the back of the book, to help wet your appetite:
“Sherlock Holmes knows that adults keep secrets. But he didn’t expect to find the world’s most famous assassin apparently living in Surrey when he’s meant to be dead – and his own brother somehow involved. When no one will tell you the truth, sometimes you have to risk all to discover it for yourself. So begins an adventure that will lead Sherlock to America, to the centre of a deadly web – where life and death are cheap, and truth has a price no sane person would pay . . .”
I would definitely recommend that you check out this book, and you can post your feedback in the comments.