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The Case of the Drowned Pearl: A Murder Most Unladylike Mini-Mystery

Written by Robin Stevens

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The Case of the Drowned Pearl: A Murder Most Unladylike Mini-Mystery Synopsis

A thrilling mini Murder Most Unladylike mystery, specially written and published for World Book Day 2020.

Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are best friends, schoolgirls - and detectives. And wherever they go, mysteries will find them...

While on a seaside holiday with their friends George and Alexander, the Detective Society discover the body of famous swimmer Antonia Braithwaite - nicknamed The Pearl - on the beach.

Everyone presumes that she drowned accidentally - but how could such a famous swimmer have struggled to swim?

Even more mysteriously, three guests at the girls' hotel all wanted Antonia dead...

Can the Detective Society solve this mystery? Or will they sink under the pressure?

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ISBN: 9780241427316
Publication date: 20/02/2020
Publisher: Puffin
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241427316
Publication date: 20th February 2020
Author: Robin Stevens
Publisher: Puffin
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Fantasy / Magical

About Robin Stevens

Robin was born in California and grew up in an Oxford college, across the road from the house where Alice in Wonderland lived. When she was twelve, her father handed her a copy of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and she realised that she wanted to be either Hercule Poirot or Agatha Christie when she grew up. She spent her teenage years at Cheltenham Ladies' College, reading a lot of murder mysteries and hoping that she'd get the chance to do some detecting herself (she didn't). She went to university, where she studied crime fiction, and then worked at a ...

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