“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine.
by Brynn Chapman
Expected Publication: June 17, 2014
Arabella Holmes was born different and raised different. After it became apparent she wouldn’t fit the role of a proper 1900’s lady, her father, Sherlock, called in some lingering favors, and landed her a position at the Mutter Museum. The museum was Arabella’s dream; she was to become a purveyor of abnormal science. What her father called a BoneSeeker.
Henry Watson arrives at the Mutter Museum with a double assignment–to become a finder of abnormal antiquities and to watch over and keep Arabella Holmes. An easy task, if he could only get her to speak to him instead of throwing knives in his general direction.
But this is no time for child’s play. The two teens are assigned to a most secret exploration, when the hand of a Nephilim is unearthed in upstate New York. Soon, Arabella and Henry are caught in a fight for their lives as scientific debate swirls around them. Are the bones from a Neanderthal … or are they living proof of fallen angels, who supposedly mated with humans according to ancient scrolls?
Sent to recover the skeleton, they discover they are the second team to have been deployed and the entire first team is dead. And now they must trust their instincts and rely on one another in order to survive and uncover the truth.
Why? Because it’s apparently the next generation of Holmes and Watson… mixed with some (possible) paranormal weirdness and potential romance! Add in ancient scrolls, skeletons, action, adventure, murder, mystery… and I’m pretty much sold.
It’s no secret that I am a lover of all things Sherlockian. I simply adore the banter and the long game, the twists and the clues. Everything about this story appeals to the part of myself that needs to know what happened next with Sherlock and Watson. I’m very much looking forward to this story.
So… what are you looking forward to this Wednesday?