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(Adventures of Christian Holmes #1)

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An interloper arrives at the CBI, claiming to be a data-collector from headquarters. Christian Holmes, together with Greg Belden, is assigned to help him.

As they work with the outsider, their doubts grow. Who is he, and what did he really come for?

More than one man will be tested, when inspection comes.

Christian Holmes is a detective series, offering humor and moral
Published March 12th 2013 by SALT Christian Press
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C.B. Cook
An interesting, quick read - I think it took me about 20 minutes. I liked the Bible connection at the end. Wasn't much conflict, so if it wasn't so short, I might've dnf-ed it. Interesting, though! ...more
This was a cute short story. It wasn't very gripping, so I'm not sure I'll try any more of the books, but I might.
The main character was rather fun, so I enjoyed him.

Best quote "A walk-in freezer." Beldon noted, and walked in. (Gotta love his stating the obvious.)

I smiled at the end when Holmes is lamenting because there is no plural for the word you and I wanted to shout out "Yes there is!! It's y'all!" ;)
Angie Thompson
This was an interesting short story, and it definitely got me curious about what was really going on. I was a little confused when the perspective shifted away from the first-person character for a while; I guess it was necessary to the story, but it might have helped if we'd had more than one scene from someone else's point of view? Some of the details (not of the plot but the agency, etc.) left me a little confused, but the story was interesting and the message was solid. I'll be continuing th ...more
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Serious topics mixed with humor.
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This is fast moving and loved how technology is used in this thriller series.
Age Appropriate For: All Ages
Best for Ages: 10-18

I am getting into the habit of listening to books on my Kindle while I work on things. I like shorter books because I can enjoy a whole story in one task. This was one of the books I listened to and enjoyed.

I have never been big into Sherlock Holmes, but I do enjoy his stories that I have read. This is an obvious play on Sherlock Holmes, and it made it so interesting. The story was well structured and the plot was very interesting. It was free fro
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Shannon McDermott is the author of the fantasy novel The Valley of Decision, as well as the futuristic The Last Heir. She has written the Adventures of Christian Holmes, a series of humorous detective novellas, and Beauty of the Lilies and Summer Leaves (Sons of Tryas, I and II).

Shannon lives in the Midwest and enjoys coffee, novels, and history.

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