One challenge: can YOU solve the crimes before the heroes of the stories?
These are twelve brand-new short stories from twelve of the best children’s crime writers writing today. These creepy, hilarious, brain-boggling, heart-pounding mysteries feature daring, brilliant young detectives, and this anthology is a must for fans of crime fiction and detection, especially the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries, The Roman Mysteries and The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow.
The Crime Club are twelve UK-based authors who are mad about crime fiction. Clementine Beauvais, Elen Caldecott, Susie Day, Julia Golding, Frances Hardinge, Caroline Lawrence, Helen Moss, Sally Nicholls, Kate Pankhurst, Robin Stevens, Harriet Whitehorn and Katherine Woodfine can be found anywhere there is a mystery to be solved, a puzzle to be cracked or a bun to be eaten, and they are always ready for the next puzzling case.
Where to buy
- Mistletoe and Murder reviewed by The Horn Book Magazine!- Mistletoe and Murder is out in the US and Canada at last, and I’m very pleased that it’s been given a lovely review by Elissa Gershowitz for The Horn Book Magazine. ‘Stevens’s frost-dusted Cambridge … is an appealing backdrop for this adolescent whodunit, and Wells and Wong’s partnership, with echoes of Holmes and Watson, is […]
- Mystery & Mayhem reviewed in the Sun- Natasha Harding gave Mystery & Mayhem four stars, and called it: 'A wonderful anthology of 12 new crime stories ... there is something to suit every taste'.
The Crime Club, Katherine Woodfine, Julia Golding, Robin Stevens, Frances Hardinge, Clementine Beauvais, Elen Caldecott, Susie Day, Caroline Lawrence, Helen Moss, Sally Nicholls
Published by Egmont in paperback, 5th May 2016
Cover illustration by David Wardle.