The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets
Everyone knows Dr. Watson is Sherlock Holmes? right-hand man?so when he goes missing, it?s a shock. Even Sherlock hasn?t, well, the slightest clue as to where he could be. Enola is intrigued, but weary; she?s still hiding from her older brothers?and getting involved could be disastrous.But when a... show more
Everyone knows Dr. Watson is Sherlock Holmes? right-hand man?so when he goes missing, it?s a shock. Even Sherlock hasn?t, well, the slightest clue as to where he could be. Enola is intrigued, but weary; she?s still hiding from her older brothers?and getting involved could be disastrous.But when a bizarre bouquet shows up at the Watson residence, full of convolvulus, hawthorn, and white poppies, Enola must act. She dons her most discerning disguise yet to find the sender?and quickly, for Enola knows the blossoms symbolize death! Hold your breath because Enola?s about to take it away. The stakes are higher and the mystery deeper than ever before in the third installment of this Edgar-award nominated, critically acclaimed series.
Publish date: January 31st 2008
Publisher: Philomel Books
Pages no: 170
Edition language: English
Series: Enola Holmes Mysteries (#3)
Continuing on with this series and continuing to enjoy it greatly! The series is far from perfect, but it is still just so darn engaging despite any flaws. Funny enough, for a supposed mystery series, I'd say the actually mysteries are pretty weak. They certainly aren't up to the standards of the gr...
Enola Holmes, the younger sister of Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes, has set herself up as a consulting detective. When she hears that Dr.Watson is missing, she dives into the investigation. Her only clue is that Mrs.Watson has been receiving strange bouquets. Enola is a wonderful heroine, smart, reso...
2.5 stars.*some spoilers ahead*I enjoyed this one more than The Case of the Left-Handed Lady. Enola is quite a resourceful little thing. Smart and kind, brave and caring; she's a lovely main character for readers to root for.But I am starting to become truly frustrated with Enola's mother. She needs...
Unabridged.This is my second Enola Holmes and it's fun enough as a quick read but think I am just about 'done' with the concept.
I enjoyed this story, liked how they developed Enola's relationship with her brothers. The feminism comes on a bit strong at times, and since they are trying to make a point about all the ills of an era within a limited group of people, I am letting it slide, but I do believe that there were plenty ...