Alan Bradley is the New York Times bestselling author of many short stories, children's stories, newspaper columns, and the memoir The Shoebox Bible. His first Flavia de Luce novel, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, received the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award, the Dilys Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, the Agatha Award, the Macavity Award, and the Barry Award, and was nominated for the Anthony Award. His other Flavia de Luce novels are The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag, A Red Herring Without Mustard, I Am Half-Sick of Shadows, Speaking from Among the Bones, The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches, As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd, and The Grave's a Fine and Private Place, as well as the ebook short story "The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse."
Acclaim for Speaking from Among the Bones
"[Alan] Bradley scores another success. . . . This series
is a grown-up version of Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and all those
mysteries you fell in love with as a child."--The San
Diego Union-Tribune "The precocious and irrepressible Flavia . . .
continues to delight."--Publishers Weekly (starred
review) "Fiendishly brilliant . . . Bradley has created an
utterly charming cast of characters . . . as quirky as any British
mystery fan could hope for."--Bookreporter
"Delightful and entertaining."--San Jose Mercury News Acclaim for Alan Bradley's Flavia de Luce novels
"Every Flavia de Luce novel is a reason to celebrate."--USA Today "Delightful."--The Boston Globe, on The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie "Utterly beguiling."--People (four stars), on The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag "Irresistibly appealing."--The New York Times Book Review, on A Red Herring Without Mustard