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Artie Conan Doyle and the Scarlet Phantom

Robert J. Harris


Also available as: Paperback

Range: Kelpies eBook 192 pages ISBN: 9781782506225 Publication date: 17th October 2019
Priceless stolen jewels.
An invisible criminal.
This case can only be solved by the world's greatest detective.
No, not Sherlock Holmes!

Boy-detective Artie Conan Doyle, the real brains behind Sherlock, faces another fiendish mystery.
With his best friend Ham and quickwitted scientist Peril, Artie is on the trail of jewel thief the Scarlet Phantom.
Can Artie solve the mystery before the Phantom pulls off the greatest robbery in history?


'Like all the other books in this series, there is a fantastic plot full of imagination, which has been executed particularly well. It has twists and turns which leave many possibles alternatives to develop and explore. There are many quirky details included which provide a great reading experience. The time and gothic setting have a wide and fantastic appeal. Historically, it makes the story very interesting and atmospheric...'
-- Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books

'Amusing, exciting and -- dare I say it -- educational.'
-- The Sherlock Holmes Society

'This book was so fun to read as an adult. I am positive that kids would love it as well. There is a lot of great banter in this friend group. There are also lots of great personality quirks that really give the reader a well-rounded set of characters… Overall, this was a fun read and I will be looking for the previous books in the series to add to my classroom book collection.'
-- NetGalley Educator

'A first rate, page-turning middle grade mystery narrative.'
-- Ted McCoy, Austin Public Library

Praise for Artie Conan Doyle:

'A great series to snatch the attention of reluctant readers away from screens and get them reading.'
-- Carousel

'For parents out there who are avid Sherlock Holmes fans, this book offers a way for the magic to live on.'
-- Scottish Field

'A brilliant and well-imagined story.'
-- Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books

Artie Conan Doyle and the Scarlet Phantom


Robert J. Harris was born in Dundee and now lives in St Andrews with his wife, sons, and his dog. He is the author of many children’s books, including The Day the World Went Loki and Thor is Locked in my Garage, Will Shakespeare and…

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