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Mystery & Mayhem

by The Crime Club Other · Katherine Woodfine Author


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Enthralling children's fiction for everyone who loves Robin Steven's Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries and Frances Hardinge's The Lie Tree.

Twelve mysteries.

Twelve authors.

One challenge: can YOU solve the crimes before the heroes of the stories?

These are twelve brand-new short stories from twelve of the best children's crime writers writing today. 

These creepy, hilarious, brain-boggling, heart-pounding mysteries feature daring, brilliant young detectives, and this anthology is a must for fans of crime fiction and detection, especially the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries, The Roman Mysteries and The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow.

The Crime Club are twelve UK-based authors who are mad about crime fiction. Clementine Beauvais, Elen Caldecott, Susie Day, Julia Golding, Frances Hardinge, Caroline Lawrence, Helen Moss, Sally Nicholls, Kate Pankhurst, Robin Stevens, Harriet Whitehorn and Katherine Woodfine can be found anywhere there is a mystery to be solved, a puzzle to be cracked or a bun to be eaten, and they are always ready for the next puzzling case.

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Clementine Beauvais (Author)

Elen Caldecott started her literary career when she was very young, writing sequels to some of her favourite books because she couldn't bear to say goodbye to the characters. Before becoming a published author, Elen worked as an archaeologist, a n...

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Susie Day (Author)

Caroline Lawrence was born in London but grew up in the United States before returning to the UK to study at Cambridge. Caroline is a big fan of mystery fiction, having written The Roman Mysteries, series of historical novels...

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Elen Caldecott (Author)

Born in Wales, Susie Day moved to Oxford to read English Literature at Oxford University and continues to live in Oxford now she's a children's writer. Her novels for children include Big Woo!, Girl Meets Cake, and The Secret of Sam and Sam. Susie...

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Julia Golding (Author)

Robin Stevens is highly experienced in writing about mystery and mayhem, being the author of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries series. Her contribution to Mystery & Mayhem is an Agatha Christie-style puzzler called 'The Mystery of Room 12'. Rob...

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Frances Hardinge (Author)

Clementine Beauvais is an academic and writer of children's books. She is currently lecturer at the University of York where she researches childhood and education. Her contribution to Mystery & Mayhem is 'The Mystery of the Green Room', described...

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Robin Stevens (Author)

Frances Hardinge is the author of seven novels for children, including the 2015 Costa Book of the Year, The Lie Tree. Her debut novel, Fly by Night, won the 2006 Branford Boase Award and was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. F...

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Katherine Woodfine (Author)

Julia Golding is a multi-award winning writer for children and young adults. She also writes under the pen names of Joss Stirling and Eve Edwards. Well over half a million of her books have been sold worldwide in more than twenty different languag...

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Clementine Beauvais
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Susie Day
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Elen Caldecott
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Caroline Lawrence
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Kate Pankhurst
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Julia Golding
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Sally Nicholls
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Frances Hardinge
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Helen Moss
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Robin Stevens
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Harriet Whitehorn
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Katherine Woodfine
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The Crime Club
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