A Spoonful of Murder
Robin Stevens, Nina Tara
Shortlisted in the Children’s Category in the National Book Awards 2018!
It’s the sixth murder mystery for The Detective Society! This time, though, one of them is the suspect…
‘Carries the Murder Most Unladylike mysteries into new heights . . . meticulously plotted and consistently delightful, and I can’t recommend it enough’ New Statesman
When Hazel Wong’s beloved grandfather passes away, Daisy Wells is all too happy to accompany her friend (and Detective Society Vice-President) to Hazel’s family estate in beautiful, bustling Hong Kong.
But when they arrive they discover something they didn’t expect: there’s a new member of the Wong family.
Daisy and Hazel think baby Teddy is enough to deal with, but as always the girls are never far from a mystery.
Tragedy strikes very close to home, and this time Hazel isn’t just the detective. She’s been framed for murder.
The girls must work together like never before, confronting dangerous gangs, mysterious suspects and sinister private detectives to solve the murder and clear Hazel’s name – before it’s too late . . .
Stevens' writing and plotting is sharper than ever * Bookseller * Stevens' combination of meticulous research, character development and a knotty plot is guaranteed to please * Guardian * Carries the Murder Most Unladylike mysteries into new heights . . . meticulously plotted and consistently delightful, and I can't recommend it enough * New Statesman * Superb * Telegraph * In this sixth instalment of the spellbinding Murder Most Unladylike series, the usual jolly-hockey-sticks tone has matured into something richer . . . Gloriously scenic * Daily Telegraph * Fabulous * The Times * Superb * Telegraph * Fabulous * The Times *
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