Once Upon A Crime

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Featuring six stories, this collection brings together Daisy Wells, Hazel Wong and their friends Alexander and George, as well as Hazel’s sisters, Rose and May Wong. From the artfully sinister ‘The Case of the Second Scream’, set aboard the ship carrying Daisy and Hazel’s back from Hong Kong, to ‘The Case of the Uninvited Guest’, where a Uncle Felix and Aunt Lucy’s wedding ceremony is the target for an unlikely threat. ‘The Hound of Weston School’ sees the Junior Pinkerton’s lead the detecting, and May Wong steps up and shows her ambition to be the greatest spy ever when war breaks out in ‘May Wong and the Deadly Flat’.

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Description

A thrilling new short story collection in the number-one bestselling, award-winning Murder Most Unladylike series.

Featuring six marvellous mini-mysteries, including four original, brand-new and never-seen-before stories:

The Case of the Second Scream
: set aboard the ship carrying Daisy and Hazel back from Hong Kong

The Case of the Uninvited Guest: Uncle Felix and Aunt Lucy’s wedding is the target for an unlikely threat

The Hound of Weston School: the Junior Pinkertons investigate a mysterious arrival

The Case of the Deadly Flat: introducing Hazel’s little sister May, who’s determined to be the greatest spy ever

The Case of the Missing Treasure: the detectives crack fiendish codes to catch a daring thief who is targeting London’s famous museums

The Case of the Drowned Pearl: murder follows the Detective Society wherever they go, even on holiday…

The perfect book for all Detective Society fans and avid readers of the Murder Most Unladylike series.

Praise for Murder Most Unladylike
‘Ripping good fun’ The Times
‘Plotting is what sets this book apart’ Telegraph
‘Enormous fun’ Irish Times
‘A skilful blend of golden era crime novel and boarding school romp . . . Top class’ Financial Times
‘I absolutely loved it’ Susie Day

Additional information

Weight0.226 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

318

Language

English

Edition

Short stories

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J