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Jessica Lawson is the author of The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher, a book that Publishers Weekly called "a delightfully clever debut" in a starred review, and Nooks & Crannies, a Junior Library Guild Selection and recipient of three starred reviews. She is also the author of Waiting for Augusta, Under the Bottle Bridge, and How to Save a Queendom. You can visit her at JessicaLawsonBooks.com.

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"In the grand tradition of Roald Dahl. . . . A plucky amateur detective, secret passages, exaggerated characters, concealed identities, and dastardly villains equal a swell mystery." * Kirkus Reviews *
"Original, engaging, and funny.... The writing is beautiful, expertly capturing all the suspense, hope, and love in the story.... A delightful gem that will fly off the shelves." * School Library Journal (STARRED REVIEW) *
"A compelling puzzle, vividly drawn characters, and a clever and capable young detective." * Booklist (STARRED REVIEW) *
"Packed with the delicious elements-hidden passages, unexplained noises, suspicious servants-of a traditional British mystery, Lawson's (The Actual and Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher) story, set in 1907 England, will keep readers engagingly puzzled throughout its multilayered twists and tangles....Well thought-out and deftly executed, Lawson's novel will appeal to a wide audience." * Publishers Weekly (STARRED REVIEW) *
"Readers will delight in the unexpected twists and turns at every junction." * Bookpage *
"[A] charming period piece." * Shelf Awareness for Readers *
"This marvelous mystery . . . has a most satisfying ending." * The Buffalo New *
"[A] winning mystery novel" * Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books *

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