The successful Sparks series looks at major events in British history through the eyes of fictional and real-life characters. Each book takes the form of a lively and exciting narrative, which contains a lot of interesting information about each event. London's Burning! gives a dramatic account of the Great Fire of London. Mystery at the Globe investigates an arson attempt in the Globe theatre during the time of Shakespeare. The Sewer Sleuth is set in the notorious Victorian cholera outbreak.