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  • Published: 22 September 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141379128
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

A Murder Most Unladylike Collection: Books 1, 2 and 3



The first three books in this gripping, award-winning series, starring schoolgirl detectives, Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong. Available online.

When Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong set up their very own secret detective agency at Deepdean School for Girls, they struggle to find any truly exciting mysteries.

Little do they know that in the months that follow, mystery - and murder - will never be far away, and when Hazel discovers the Science Mistress, Miss Bell, lying dead in the Gym, the Detective Society is determined to get to the bottom of the crime. Then, soon afterwards, there's the incident at Daisy's family home, Fallingford, where a guest falls mysteriously, fatally ill. And when the summer hols come round, there's a thrilling ride on the famous Orient Express - and the girls' first locked-room murder case.

Discover the first three books in this amazing series:

Murder Most Unladylike
Arsenic for Tea
First Class Murder

and follow Daisy and Hazel's fantastic adventures.

  • Published: 22 September 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141379128
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the author

Robin Stevens

Robin was born in California and grew up in an Oxford college, across the road from the house where Alice in Wonderland lived. She has been making up stories all her life.

When she was twelve, her father handed her a copy of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and she realised that she wanted to be either Hercule Poirot or Agatha Christie when she grew up. She spent her teenage years at Cheltenham Ladies' College, reading a lot of murder mysteries and hoping that she'd get the chance to do some detecting herself (she didn't). She went to university, where she studied crime fiction, and then she worked at a children's publisher.

Robin is now a full-time author, and her books are both award-winning and bestselling. She lives in Oxford.

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Praise for A Murder Most Unladylike Collection: Books 1, 2 and 3

Ripping good fun

The Times

A skilful blend of golden era crime novel and boarding school romp . . . The novel works both as an affectionate satire and an effective murder mystery, and Stevens can go places Enid Blyton never dreamt of . . . Top class

Financial Times

Friendship, boarding school and a murder worthy of Agatha Christie

The Bookseller

Plotting is what sets this book apart; this is about who was where at the time of the murder, and it's about finding the chink in the alibi

Telegraph

An addictive debut, full of wit, panache and iced-bun breaks

Metro

Enormous Fun

Irish Times

Part murder mystery, part diary, and a pitch-perfect snapshot of adolescent friendship . . . A sharp-witted debut for Stevens, one that will leave readers eagerly awaiting subsequent instalments

Publishers Weekly

Irresistible . . . It feels both delightfully old-fashioned and current - a difficult balance to pull off, but it's been done with style here. Imagine Agatha Christie visiting Malory Towers and add in some modern sensibilities and you are about there. The plot twists and turns like nobody's business and I didn't guess the real culprit for a very long time, but the real draw is the relationship between the two main characters. Daisy and Hazel are like chalk and cheese but they are perfect foils for one another and together, they make a brilliant detective duo

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