Lady Ada Byron, age 11, is a genius. Isolated, awkward and socially inept - but a genius. Mary Godwin, age 14, is a romantic. Adventurous, astute, and kind, Mary is to become Ada's first true friend. And together, the girls conspire to form the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency - a secret constabulary for the apprehension of clever criminals. Their first case involves a stolen heirloom, a false confession, and an array of fishy suspects - but these are no match for the deductive powers and bold hearts of Ada and Mary
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"An enjoyable plot borrowed from Wilkie Collins - not to mention resourceful heroines and fun writing"
The Wall Street Journal||"The telling is sprightly and vaguely reminiscent ofThe Wolves of Willoughby Chase"
Financial Times||"Skilled illustrations and comical narration and dialogue will charm readers thoroughly"
Publisher's Weekly||"Smart and clever girls will enjoy this refreshing mystery and the start to what's sure to be an intriguing series"
Kids Reads||"Equal parts laughs and adventure, this lively mystery will keep you guessing till the end!"
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When Mary Godwin and Lady Ada Byron first meet, they don't exactly hit it off. But with crime on the rise, the unlikely pair form a detective agency to hunt down clever criminals on the streets of London.
Their first case involves a stolen necklace, a false confession, and lots of suspicious suspects - but these are no match for Ada and Mary.
Filled with daring balloon chases, vile villains and two unforgettable heroines,The Case of the Missing Moonstoneis the first in a thrilling new series; perfect for all aspiring sleuths.