Enola Holmes is hiding from the worlds most famous detectiveher own brother, Sherlock Holmes. But when she discovers a hidden cache of bold, brilliant charcoal drawings, she cant help but venture out to find who drew them: young Lady Cecily, who has disappeared from her bedroom without a trace. Braving midnight streets where murderers roam, Enola must unravel the cluesa leaning ladder, a shifty-eyed sales clerk, political pamphletsbut in order to save Lady Cecily from a powerful villain, Enola risks revealing more than she should . . .
In her follow-up to The Case of the Missing Marquess, which received four starred reviews, two-time Edgar Award winner Nancy Springer brings us back to the danger and intrigue of Victorian London as she continues the adventures of one of the wittiest and most exciting new heroines in todays literature.