Annotations for Case of the Cryptic Crinoline


Baker & Taylor
In late nineteenth-century London, fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes, much younger sister of detective Sherlock Holmes, turns to Florence Nightingale for help when her investigation into the disappearance of a Crimean War widow grows cold.

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Baker & Taylor
Without visits from family members and no friends to call her own, Enola has relied upon her landlady, Mrs. Tupper, for the only companionship she has in her lonely life, thus when she is kidnapped, devastated Enola throws her heart and soul in the case to locate the culprits and bring her dear friend back home.

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Penguin Putnam
EnolaÕs landlady, Mrs. Tupper, is the closest thing Enola has to family these days, besides her occasional run-ins with her brother Sherlock. Even though Mrs. Tupper is nearly deaf and can barely cook, sheÕs an endearing presence as Enola longs for her absent mother. So imagine her horror when Enola comes home to find Mrs. Tupper kidnapped! Who would take her, and why? And what does Florence Nightingale have to do with it? From the master of mystery Nancy Springer, hereÕs another absorbing adventure for our award-winning, unstoppable heroine, Enola Holmes.

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