Death Cloud by: Andrew Lane

Summer Reading Project

Character Analysis

Sherlock Holmes is a curious young boy. He is also very observant . He has brown hair. He is fourteen.
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Sherlock Holmes is young and as sure of himself as ever. During the summer ,he should be with his mother and father, he’s shipped off to live with his aunt and uncle. Until only recently his family had had no contact with them and upon arrival his welcome doesn’t bring any comfort to, with the sudden death of two members of the town. Through his curiosity, Sherlock goes to work doing what he’s known best for, uncovering the truth. Are these deaths more complicated than a simple illness or is there something sinister at work and could it have more far reaching affects than even Sherlock could have imagined? This begins the journey of a young Sherlock Holmes.


The setting is at Sherlock's boarding school and his uncle and Aunt's home.

Author: Andrew lane macmillan books

During 2009, Macmillan Books announced that Lane would be writing a series of books focusing on the early life of Sherlock Holmes. Lane had already shown an extensive knowledge of the Holmes character and continuity in his novel 'All-consuming Fire'.