While her parents are abroad in India, Crystal "christie" Hope turns her restless, curious mind to the cases of her uncle Sherlock Holmes. That is, when she is no occupied by such hardships as dancing lessons, poetry recitations, horrid playmates, and marauding dodo birds.
Dark secrets emerge from the past of Christie's loyal maids, as well as surprising revelations about the Hope family; and Christie herself must confront her future as a noble, high-society lady. Meanwhile, Christie races to solve the greatest-and most deadly-mystery she's ever encountered before her parents return home!
Christie's cases in this book include:
The Adventure of the Giant Rat of Sumatra