Rebel Fire

Rebel Fire

CD-Audio Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins

By (author) Andrew Lane, By (author) Andy Lane, Read by Dan Weyman, Read by Daniel Weyman

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  • Publisher: MACMILLAN AUDIO
  • Format: CD-Audio | 6 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 150mm x 16mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 24 April 2012
  • ISBN 10: 1427213607
  • ISBN 13: 9781427213600
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged

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Fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes knows that Amyus Crowe, his mysterious American tutor, has some dark secrets. But he didn't expect to find John Wilkes Booth, the notorious assassin, apparently alive and well in England--and Crowe somehow mixed up in it. When no one will tell you the truth, sometimes you have to risk all to discover it for yourself. And so begins an adventure that will take Sherlock across the Atlantic, to the center of a deadly web--where a friend is in peril and a defeated army threatens to rise again. "Rebel Fire," Andrew Lane's exciting second case for the teenage Sherlock, leads the young detective to America, straight into the heart of a shocking conspiracy.

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Andrew Lane is the author of the Young Sherlock Holmes series of young adult novels, starting with "Death Cloud." He has also written numerous spin-off novels based on the BBC sci-fi television series "Doctor Who," as well as definitive guides to "Babylon 5" and the Wallace and Grommit films, and is the author of "The Bond Files: An Unofficial Guide to the World's Greatest Secret Agent." He lives in Dorset, England. Daniel Weyman is an English film and voiceover actor who has worked extensively in radio and audiobooks. His reading of Andy McNab's "Meltdown" was voted No.1 in "The Independent"'s Top 10 Children's Audiobooks in 2008, and his reading of "Young Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud" won a prestigious Best Audiobook of the Year Award from "AudioFile" Magazine.

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Praise for the audiobook edition of Rebel Fire: "Narrator Daniel Weyman handles the nonstop action with aplomb...Weyman provides an authoritative guide to an intricate story that covers miles of geography. His dry humor moderates the adventure scenes, and his deep, commanding voice ensures that listeners never lose their way through Sherlock's escapades" - "AudioFile "Magazine"Narrator Weyman takes Sherlock - and listeners - from England to America and from one perilous situation to another in a confident, fluid, riveting performance." - "Horn Book Magazine""Once again, Weyman does an excellent job of capturing the diverse characters and their accents...Sherlock Holmes fans will get a kick out of this creative new series with eccentric characters, exciting exploits, and a bit of history blended for an extremely enjoyable listen." - "SciFiChick.com""Daniel Weyman narrates cleverly, lending authentic accents to characters of English, American, Irish, and German descent. This book, part of the first teen series endorsed by the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Estate, will not disappoint."" - Library Journal"""Praise for the print edition of Rebel Fire: ..".smart..."--"Horn Book""Fans of mystery and adventure will find much to like in this page-turner wrought with danger, adventure, and a healthy dose of logical problem solving."--"VOYA"..".satisfying and engrossing..."--"School Library Journal""This intriguing look at the times and development of a much-loved character fascinates across gender lines."--"Kirkus Reviews"Praise for "Death Cloud," the first book of the series: "A menacing villain and an unexpected twist make for a thoroughly engaging read that will keep readers turning pages." --"School Library Journal," starred review "The plot takes off like a rocket, constantly building suspense." --"Kirkus Reviews ""Purists will applaud." --"The Wall Street Journal"