Even ghosts have secrets... A bizarre series of events and a gruesome mystery - the perfect combination for young sleuth Flavia de Luce.
Alan Bradley was born into a family of storytellers who never stopped talking about the old days 'back home' in England - for which he is eternally grateful. He is a former professor at the University of Saskatchewan, where he lectured on screen writing. Alan is the author of a memoir, THE SHOEBOX BIBLE in addition to the bestselling Flavia de Luce series. He lives with his wife, Shirley, in the Isle of Man.To find out more, visit www.flaviadeluce.com.
Flavia is mercilessly addictive - DAILY TELEGRAPHOver the series Flavia has developed into a character of exceptional wit and charm. But she now seems certain to become a national treasure. Film director Sam Mendes' production company has optioned her stories for TV. She deserves it. She is as addictive as chocolate and as English as Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending - DAILY MAILThe Flavia de Luce novels are a cult favourite - MAIL ON SUNDAYAt once precocious and endearing, Flavia is a marvellous character. Quirkily appealing, this is definitely a crime novel with a difference - CHOICEThis is a clever, witty and totally gripping read with lots of surprises - ESSENTIALS