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The Case of the Blazing Star and the Case of the King of Hearts : The Adventures of Shirley Holmes
The Case of the Blazing Star and the Case of the King of Hearts The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Author:Judie Angell In "The Case of the Blazing Star", Shirley aims to uncover what is happening at the race track to make a horse that always loses suddenly a big winner. And in "The Case of the King of Hearts", Ms. Stratmann, the headmistress of Shirley's school, begins acting rather oddly. At first Shirley thinks the headmistress is ill. Upon investigating, Shir... more »ley finds that the headmistress is in love with a swindler who is secretly out to get her money. Will Shirley be able to save Ms. Stratmann from this man without breaking her heart?« less
Shirley Holmes is the great-grandniece of Sherlock Holmes, and she'll stop at nothing to solve a mystery. Using all the cunning and logic of her famed ancestor, Shirley investigates two cases:
In "The Case of the Blazing Star," Shirley visits a racetrack and works to discover why a horse that has always been a loser has suddenly become a big winner.
In "The Case of the King of Hearts," Shirley observes that Ms. Stratmann, the headmistress of her school, has begun acting rather odd. Usually strict and stern with the students, she's suddenly silly and carefree. Is Ms. Stratmann ill, or has something else happended to make the headmistress so happy?