Nancy Springer

  • Ceux qui disent que Sherlock Holmes est le meilleur détective du monde ignorent encore l'existence de sa soeur : Enola Holmes !
    1888. Le jour où Enola Holmes découvre que sa mère a disparu, elle pressent qu'elle seule pourra la retrouver. Elle qui a grandi libre, est alors soumise par ses frères à l'apprentissage des bonnes manières d'une lady, puis expédiée droit vers un pensionnat de jeunes filles. Mais la chère enfant a du cran et de la ressource et elle échappe à son détective de frère, plogeant dans les basfonds de la capitale...

  • Ceux qui disent que Sherlock Holmes est le meilleur détective du monde ignorent encore l'existence de sa soeur : Enola Homes !
    Deuxième enquête pour Enola Holmes : retrouver une jeune lady disparue dans les dangereux bas-fonds de Londres...
    Londres, 1889. Enola Holmes, soeur du célèbre Sherlock, ayant échappé à la vigilance de ses frères, a ouvert sous une fausse identité un cabinet de " Spécialiste en recherches, toutes disparitions ". Son premier client : le Dr. Watson en personne !... Il cherche précisément à retrouver la piste d'Enola, qu'il ne reconnaît pas .
    Si Enola ne peut aider Watson, elle s'intéresse à un autre cas qu'il lui mentionne : la disparition de la jeune fille d'un baronet, Lady Cecily Alistair, une adolescente loin d'être bien comme il faut...
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  • Ceux qui disent que Sherlock Holmes est le meilleur détective du monde ignorent encore l'existence de sa soeur : Enola Holmes !
    Le Dr Watson a disparu ! Pour le retrouver, Enola se lance dans une enquête qui la confronte aux criminels les plus fous... Londres, printemps 1889. Le Dr Watson, grand ami du célèbre détective Sherlock Holmes, a disparu ! Lorsqu'Enola apprend la nouvelle, elle ne peut laisser ce nouveau cas de disparition irrésolu. Mais il lui faut un déguisement approprié pour lui éviter d'être reconnu par son frère Sherlock, qui mène aussi sa propre investigation.
    Elle se procure de quoi devenir méconnaissable et elle rend visite à Mrs Watson, chez qui elle découvre un bouquet à l'étrange composition...Enola tient probablement une piste qui expliquerait la disparition du Dr Watson...

  • Ceux qui disent que Sherlock Holmes est le meilleur détective du monde ignorent encore l'existence de sa soeur : Enola Holmes ! Lady Cecily Alistair est séquestrée pour être mariée contre son gré. Enola doit la délivrer ! Mai 1889, Londres.
    Par hasard, Enola croise une jeune fille qu'elle reconnaît : Lady Cecily Alistair, accompagnée de deux chaperonnes. La jeune femme, qui semble en détresse, confie à Enola son éventail rose, juste avant de la quitter précipitamment. Or, l'éventail contient un message codé d'appel au secours : Cecily est en effet promise contre son gré à Bramwell, son peu aimable cousin. En fait, Cecily est séquestrée en attendant ce mariage imminent, que sa mère tente d'empêcher.
    Enola décide de venir au secours de Cecily, lorsqu'elle tombe sur un homme investi de la même mission : son frère Sherlock ! Mais Enola a bien l'intention de conserver son indépendance de détective et de mener l'enquête seule... et jusqu'au bout.
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  • Enola Holmes retrouvera-t-elle enfin sa mère disparue ?1889, Londres. Alors qu'Enola est lancée dans une nouvelle enquête sur la disparition de Lady Blanchefleur del Campo, elle découvre que son frère Sherlock la recherche désespérément. Il vient en effet de recevoir un énigmatique paquet en provenance de leur mère, adressé tout spécifiquement à Enola, et qu'elle seule saurait décrypter. Sherlock, accompagné de son frère Mycroft, se voit donc contraint de suivre les traces d'Enola dans ses pérégrinations au coeur des sombres tunnels de Londres. Ensemble, les trois Holmes devront répondre à une triple question : Qu'est-il arrivé à leur mère ? Où est donc Lady Blanchefleur ? Et que décidera l'aîné Mycroft de l'avenir d'Enola lorsque ses frères l'auront rattrapés ?
    /> Dès 12 ans.

  • La logeuse d'Enola a été kidnappée ! À l'origine de cette disparition : un message codé envoyé trente ans plus tôt, qui contient un secret d'État...1889, Londres. En rentrant chez elle, Enola découvre que sa logeuse Mrs Tupper a été enlevée. La jeune fille se jure de retrouver cette chère vieille femme. De filatures en fouilles acharnées, elle trouve un mystérieux message brodé sur un ruban de crinoline. Son enquête la mène bientôt à la célèbre Florence Nightingale, militante de l'amélioration des soins médicaux, en particulier auprès des blessés de la guerre de Crimée, trente ans auparavant. La grande dame pourrait bien être à l'origine du message crypté, qui, dévoilé, provoquerait un véritable scandale...
    Dès 11 ans.

  • Ever since the Sheriff of Nottingham killed his father, Rook has run wild in Sherwood Forest, dreaming of his day for vengeance. Finally, he has found his chance. Not with the sheriff himself, but with the evil man's son, snared by one of the mantraps his own father planted to catch outlaws such as Rook. Filled with clashes of sword and emotion, this page-turning installment in Nancy Springer's Tales of Rowan Hood series will leave readers eager to return to Sherwood, where outlaws are often innocent, and survival is no game.

  • Everyone knows Dr. Watson is Sherlock Holmes? right-hand man?so when he goes missing, it?s a shock. Even Sherlock hasn?t the slightest clue as to where he could be. Enola is intrigued but wary; she?s still hiding from her older brothers, and getting involved could prove to be disastrous. But Enola can?t help but investigate, especially when she learns that a bizarre bouquet?with flowers all symbolizing death?has been delivered to the Watson residence. Enola knows she must act quickly, but can she find Dr. Watson in time?

  • When Enola Holmes, sister to the detective Sherlock Holmes, discovers her mother has disappeared, she quickly embarks on a journey to London in search of her. But nothing can prepare her for what awaits. Because when she arrives, she finds herself involved in the kidnapping of a young marquess, fleeing murderous villains, and trying to elude her shrewd older brothers-'all while attempting to piece together clues to her mother's strange disappearance. Amid all the mayhem, will Enola be able to decode the necessary clues and find her mother?

  • As Enola searches for the missing Lady Blanchefleur del Campo, she discovers that her brother Sherlock is just as diligently searching for Enola herself! Sherlock and Enola must solve a triple mystery: What has happened to their mother? And to Lady Blanchefleur? And what does either have to do with their brother, Mycroft?
    "Flat-out among the best mysteries being written for young people today." - Booklist, starred review

  • Guy Longhead. Jasper of the Sinister Hand. Hurst Orricson. Holt, also Orricson, brother of Hurst.To anyone else, just four names. But to Rowan Hood, the gentle healer who has waited two long years to put names to the men who murdered her mother, they are fuel to feed her desire for revenge. And so she leaves the rowan grove that had become her home in Sherwood Forest, and along with her friends, sets off to seek these men. Yet she finds that the closer she draws to them, the farther she feels from the healer she has become.

  • Anglais Dark Lie

    Springer Nancy

    In this gripping psychological thriller--smart, chilling, and unrelenting--Nancy Springer establishes herself as an exciting new suspense writer with a distinctive voice and some surprises up her sleeve...
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    To their neighbors, Dorrie and Sam Whiteare a contented couple in America’s heartland, with steady jobs, a suburban home, and plenty of community activities to keep them busy.;But they’re not quite what they seem.;For plain, hard-working Sam hides a depth of devotion for his wife that no one would suspect.;And Dorrie is living a lie--beset by physical ailments, alone within herself...and secretly following the comings and goings of the sixteen-year-old daughter, Juliet, she gave up for adoption when she was hardly more than a child herself.
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    Then one day at the mall, Dorrie watches horror-stricken as Juliet is abducted, forced into a van that drives away.;Instinctively, Dorrie sends her own car speeding after it--an act of reckless courage that puts her on a collision course with a depraved killer...and draws Sam into a dogged, desperate search to save his wife. As mother and daughter unite in a terrifying struggle to survive, to what extremes will Dorrie go in overcoming her own limitations...and in confronting her dark, tormented past?

  • Anglais I Am Morgan le Fay

    Springer Nancy

    Morgan is a willful, mischievous girl with mismatched eyes of emerald and violet. A girl of magic, whose childhood ends when King Uther Pendragon murders her father and steals away her mother. Then Pendragon dies and, in a warring country with no one to claim the throne, there are many who want Morgan dead. But Morgan has power, and magic. She is able to change the course of history, to become other, to determine her own fate-and, thus the fate of Britain. She will become Morgan le Fay.

    "Springer wields language like a sword, and both blood and flowers spring to these pages in vivid hues." (Booklist, starred review)

  • Sherlock Holmes?s sister, Enola, is back on another case! Enola Holmes is being hunted by the world?s most famous detective?her own brother, Sherlock Holmes. But while she is on the run in the world?s biggest, darkest, dirtiest city, she discovers a hidden cache of charcoal drawings and feels as if she is a soul mate to the girl who drew them. But that girl, Lady Cecily, has disappeared without a trace. Braving the midnight streets, Enola must unravel the clues to find this left-handed lady, but in order to save her, Enola risks revealing more than she should. Will she be able to keep her identity a secret and find Lady Cecily, or will the one thing she is trying to save?her freedom?be lost forever?

  • Enola is thrown into a tailspin when she receives a desperate message from her old friend, Lady Cecily. Enola knows she must help her friend before it's too late - but she doesn't know how! This complicated case has Enola hunting down clues all over London until she finally discovers the awful truth: Lady Cecily is being held prisoner! Enola must risk her own freedom and join forces with her brother, the famed Sherlock Holmes, to free Cecily. Can Enola trust her brother, and can they save Cecily in time?

  • Darkness lies closer than you think....
    Liana Clymer is running away-'from her divorce, from her past, from herself. Leaving behind everything she knows, she finds herself ensconced in a fuchsia-colored cottage in the swampy hinterlands of the Florida panhandle. Far from the grown sons who don't return her calls, her only companion her dog, Liana decides to put her best foot forward and get to know whoever lives in the blue house across the street, the only neighbors within sight of her new home.
    But minutes after a teenage boy, Justin, answers the door and wins her over with his shy kindness, his face appears on the TV screen and is immediately recognizable as that of the child who was taken from his parents two years ago. Worse, Justin's abductor has no intention of letting Liana go.
    A powerful will to live-'and to save Justin too-'seizes hold of Liana. She will fight tooth and nail to survive. But does she have what it takes to thwart a wily, depraved psychopath for whom abuse is a way of life...and killing is routine?

  • EnolaÃ-s 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, sheÃ-s 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, hereÃ-s another absorbing adventure for our award-winning, unstoppable heroine, Enola Holmes.

  • It has been little more than a year since Etty-once Princess Ettarde, promised to the power-hungry Lord Basil-escaped from her father and joined Rowan Hood's band of misfit teens and outlaws-in-the-making. Etty is so happy, she cannot imagine returning to her old life. That is, until her father appears to reclaim her. King Solon is determined to bring Etty back to barter her hand for peace. He will do anything. Even use his wife, Ettarde's mother, as bait. In a cage. In Sherwood Forest. In winter. Etty will not stand for it. Neither will Rowan Hood. An intergenerational battle of wit, will power, and wisdom follows in this third tale of Rowan Hood.

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