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Once Upon a Crime

Written by Robin Stevens

Part of the A Murder Most Unladylike Collection Series

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Once Upon a Crime Synopsis

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.

Once Upon a Crime Press Reviews

Few series can maintain the thrills and pace over nine books, but Stevens has done so with aplomb . . . Fiendishly clever plotting, a gorgeous Egyptian backdrop, a startling denouement and romance for both our heroines. A triumphant finale for a much-loved series - The Bookseller

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ISBN: 9780241419830
Publication date: 05/08/2021
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241419830
Publication date: 5th August 2021
Author: Robin Stevens
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Historical Fiction, School Stories

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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