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A brand new and intriguing Garvie Smith mystery, featuring the same brilliant characters and dry humour as Costa Prize-shortlisted Running Girl.
Praise for Running Girl:
Sassily written, it is driven irresistibly forward by a twisty mystery. - Sunday Times
***** - Telegraph
There's never been a school-age sleuth quite like the excellent Garvie Smith - Guardian
A clever crime novel which keeps you guessing until the very last page - The Bookseller
|Publication date:||6th October 2016|
|Suitable for:||YA readers|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, School Stories|
|Other Categories:||UKLA 2018|
Simon has always been fascinated by crime novels and grew up reading the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle, Raymond Chandler and Agatha Christie. To this day, he continues to be mesmerised by their most famous detectives: Sherlock Holmes, Philip Marlowe and Hercule Poirot. These are the characters who inspired Simon to write his first crime novel, Running Girl, introducing Garvie Smith, a young man with a brilliant brain and an obvious reluctance to use it responsibly. Maths was a subject Simon struggled with at school – so he made Garvie a maths genius. He also asked himself: what ...More About Simon Mason