The Dragon Turn: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Fifth Case (The Boy Sherlock Holmes #5)
It seems that traces of the mis ...more
I love all things Sherlock Holmes so I jumped at the chance to read and review this book. If you haven't read the other four books don't worry! This was my first one and I had no trouble getting into the story and finding myself wrapped up in the mystery. I would hazard a guess that the earlier books would provide a richer reading experience and I would like to go back and read them eventually, but overall I think you can start wherever you like in ...more
I had completed the novel titled “The Dragon Turn” written by Shane Peacock. The Dragon Turn is a novel in the series of The Boy Sherlock Holmes. The novel is mainly about Sherlock Holmes, a very good investigator for crimes, attempting to uncover the answer to the case of the death, of an amazing and well-known magician, The Wizard of Nottingham.
I thought this novel was great because it had a good plot. The novel had a good pace to it and the author used vivid vocabulary in the novel, giving a ...more
Problem? There is no body, just blood in Hemsworth’s secret workshop. This is the 1870s - no CSI forensics available. Sherlock starts poking around despite warnings from Insp ...more
I always look forward to reading the next installment of The Boy Sherlock Holmes, knowing I'm in for a good mystery, period piece and adventure. The fifth book in the series, The Dragon Turn was no disappointment! Set in the world of Victorian prestidigitation, the reader is planted back stage at the antics of self-important magicians and the violent death of one leaving very few remains other than pieces of flesh, whilst a rival is collared for the offense ...more
As for the story, I really liked it. The writing flowed nicely, and was beautiful. The word choice was fun, and didn't get boring. At the same time it ...more
Although the 5th book of a series, this book can be read as a stand-alone. The author makes sure you are kept up to date, more or less, with the facts from previous happenstances. In t ...more
This book is about a young detective named'Sherlock" who is investigating a mystery of which a famous magician was brutally murdered by his rival who is soon arrested by the police.Believed to be innocent with the help of his friend,Irene,he finds evidence to release him before being decapitated.When he is release,Sherlock feels guilty if he released an innocent or murder.Now,it's up to him to solve the mystery.
I chose this book because it was a Red Maple book ...more
When a magician is charged with the murder of his rival, leaving no more than a few bits of flesh and hair, Sherlock can't help but ...more
Well I was wrong on two counts. First this book is definitely aimed at a younger group than I had imagined. I would say that this is for third grade up throug ...more
I have been a huge fan of the ...more
The Dragon Turn by Shane Peacock was utterly amazing. It was jam packed with reviting action scenes, emotinal moments that made you catch your breath and tense suspense that would not let you put the book down. It's an awseome read for anyone who wants to put themselves in the shoes of the most greatest detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes.
It all started when young Sherlock Holmes and Irene Doyles attended Alistair Hemsworth's magic show. Everyone was a ...more
Set against a backdrop of a magnificent magi ...more
As a mystery I don't think this is quite as strong as the previous installment, bu ...more
I picked up this book because it is one of the current Red Maple nominees.
I finished it because I wanted to see if my ...more
Summer 1869, and Sherlock Holmes and his friend Irene celebrate her sixteenth birthday by attending the theater to watch a celebrated magician make a real dragon appear on stage. It is the London sensation. Sherlock and Irene meet the magician, Alistair Hemsworth – just as he is arrested for the murder of his rival, The Wizard of Nottingham.
It seems that traces of the missing Wizard’s blood and his spectacles were found in Hemsworth’s secret studio. Hemsworth has a motive: not only is the Wiz
The reason I chose this book is that it is a nominated book of red maple 2013.
The reason I finish this book is becau ...more