A Little Taste of Poison

A Little Taste of Poison

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Twelve-year-old Isaveth tries to take down the man who framed her father for murder in this lively follow-up to A Pocket Full of Murder, which Kirkus Reviews called "thoroughly entertaining." The city of Tarreton is powered by magic, from simple tablets that light lamps to advanced Sagery that can murder a man from afar. Isaveth has a talent for spell-making, but as a girl from a poor neighborhood she never dreamed she could study at the most exclusive magical school in the city. So when she's offered a chance to attend, she eagerly accepts. The school is wonderful, but old and new enemies confront Isaveth at every turn, and she begins to suspect her scholarship might be more a trap than a gift. Even her secret meetings with Esmond, her best friend and partner in crime-solving, prove risky--especially once he hatches a plan to sneak her into the biggest society event of the season. It's their last chance to catch the corrupt politician who once framed her father for murder. How can Isaveth refuse?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 147 x 213 x 33mm | 454g
  • English
  • 1481437747
  • 9781481437745
  • 1,258,257

Review quote

"With its ornate, Regency-esque setting and intricate plot packed with mysterious twists and turns (plus a few serious themes), this sequel is part melodrama, part comedy, and all-around good fun."--Kirkus Reviews
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234 ratings
4.23 out of 5 stars
5 46% (108)
4 37% (86)
3 13% (30)
2 3% (8)
1 1% (2)
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