Nancy Parker's Spooky Speculations
Maidservants, Mystery, and Murder! Everyone's favourite housemaid-detective is back! Now Nancy has a new job working at Oxcoombe Grange. It's great except for one thing - Nancy is convinced the house is haunted! Ella Otter, now a reluctant pupil at nearby Seabourne Grammar School for Girls, demands a scientific investigation. Together, Nancy and Ella set out to do some spooky snooping, and to uncover the mysteries of the Grange's cellars. But in doing so they make a few enemies, discover a few surprising secrets, and put themselves into a little more danger than they were bargaining for ...A funny and energetic middle-grade mystery, narrated part in the third person and part through Nancy's illustrated journal. Perfect for fans of Murder Most Unladylike and The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 130 x 198 x 19mm | 236g
- 28 Dec 2016
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
Praise for Nancy Parker's Diary of Detection This junior sleuth is worth investigating * Children's book of the week, Alex O'Connell, Times * Praise for Nancy Parker's Diary of Detection Intrepid housemaid-turned-detective Nancy Parker is a heroine to root for. * Katherine Woodfine, author of The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow * Praise for The Mysterious Misadventures of Clemency Wrigglesworth a magnificent, madcap book - Julia Lee is like an anarchic Frances Hodgson Burnett * Katherine Rundell, author of Rooftoppers. *