In the Ballroom with the Candlestick

In the Ballroom with the Candlestick : A Clue Mystery, Book Three

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The dramatic and deadly conclusion to the thrilling YA mystery series inspired by the classic board game CLUE!

After a tragic accident at Blackbrook Academy kills one of their own, Orchid, Scarlett, Peacock, Mustard, and Plum are desperate to put the pieces back together and finish out the year. The Murder Crew may have earned their nickname, but the last of their secrets are still coming to light and threatening to destroy friendships, futures, and more. And when another suspicious death rocks the campus, and Blackbrook's dark past crashes into its present, they have a choice: Band together or turn on each other.

Because this year's prom? It's to die for.

CLUE and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. (c) 2021 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 140 x 211 x 33mm | 499g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1419739786
  • 9781419739781
  • 632,017

Review quote

"This affectionate homage to CLUE ends with a nod to the board-game-inspired 1985 film. . .Nostalgia-tinged but thoroughly contemporary, this social satire sparkles with wicked humor." -- "Kirkus Reviews"
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About Diana Peterfreund

Diana Peterfreund is the author of 13 books for adults, teens, and children, including the Secret Society Girl series, the Killer Unicorn series, For Darkness Shows the Stars, and Omega City. Her books have received starred reviews from Booklist, School Library Journal, and VOYA, and have been named in Amazon's Best Books of the Year. She lives outside Washington, D.C., with her family.
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87 ratings
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3 22% (19)
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