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The Agency: a Spy in the House

The Agency: a Spy in the House

A Spy in the House

by Y. S. Lee
Paperback
Publication Date: 01/09/2016
RRP  $16.99 $16.25
Steeped in Victorian atmosphere and intrigue, this diverting mystery trails a feisty heroine as she takes on a precarious secret assignment.

Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, orphan (and thief) Mary Quinn found herself at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, the cover for an all-female investigative unit called the Agency. Now seventeen, Mary must put her training to the test. Disguised as a lady's companion, she infiltrates a merchant's home in hopes of finding clues to the whereabouts of his missing cargo ships. But the household is full of deceptions, and there is no one to trust. . . . Or is there? Packed with suspense and evoking gritty Victorian backstreets, this breezy mystery marks the debut of a detective who lives by her wits while uncovering secrets -- including those of her own past.

ISBN:
9780763687489
9780763687489
Category:
Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
01-09-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Candlewick Press
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
211x142x25mm
Weight:
0.33kg

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