Dead Man Talking

Dead Man Talking

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From school girl to spy girl - it is all in a day's work for wannabe secret agent Jazmin Dawson!During their holiday in Venice, spy girl Jazmin Dawson and her secret-agent mum Assia can finally relax. But behind Venice's historic charm lurks a dark underworld, providing the missing link between stolen religious antiques and a body found hanging from Blackfriars Bridge back in London. Naturally, it's up to Jazmin to investigate...when she's not looking after the new twins at the learning centre, who are not quite what they seem...Nancy Drew for the Noughties...she is sassy and sharp with a unique futuristic more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 21mm | 270g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 074607834X
  • 9780746078341
  • 450,316

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'It's top stuff that is not afraid to talk intelligently to its readership' - The Telegraph; 'A worthy purchase... The pacing of the story is very good, from the beginning scenes in Venice, where the mystery is practically carried back by the heroines unawares in their luggage. It bears a strong sense of realistic threat to them all, and is not wrapped up in a pat or unlikely way either, but with a continued sense of the assured writing' - The Book Bag; 'Nancy Drew for the Noughties...she is sassy and sharp with a unique futuristic edge. ***** Five star review!' - Betty Bookmarkshow more

About Carol Hedges

Carol Hedges combines her writing with teaching English and Media Studies. She has published seven novels for children, including Bright Angel and Jigsaw, which was shortlisted for the Angus Book Award and longlisted for the Carnegie more

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63 ratings
3.6 out of 5 stars
5 22% (14)
4 35% (22)
3 27% (17)
2 13% (8)
1 3% (2)
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