By Alan Bradley
On a spring morning in 1951, eleven-year-old chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce gathers together with her kin on the railway station, anticipating the go back of her long-lost mom, Harriet. but upon the train’s arrival within the English village of Bishop’s Lacey, Flavia is approached by means of a tall stranger who whispers a cryptic message into her ear. Moments later, he's useless, mysteriously driven below the educate by way of anyone within the crowd. Who used to be this guy, what did his phrases suggest, and why have been they meant for Flavia? again domestic at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ crumbling property, Flavia places her sleuthing abilities to the attempt. Following a path of clues sparked through the invention of a reel of movie stashed away within the attic, she unravels the inner most secrets and techniques of the de Luce extended family, concerning none except Winston Churchill himself. Surrounded through relations, buddies, and a well-known pathologist from the house Office—and making magnificent use of Harriet’s loved Gipsy Moth airplane, Blithe Spirit—Flavia will do whatever, even take to the skies, to land a killer.
Acclaim for Alan Bradley’s loved Flavia de Luce novels, winners of the Crime Writers’ organization Debut Dagger Award, Barry Award, Agatha Award, Macavity Award, Dilys Winn Award, and Arthur Ellis Award
“If ever there have been a sleuth who’s daring, fantastic, and, definite, lovable, it’s Flavia de Luce.”—USA Today
“Irresistibly appealing.”—The big apple occasions booklet Review, on A crimson Herring with no Mustard
“Original, fascinating, devilishly creative.”—Bookreporter, on i'm Half-Sick of Shadows
“Delightful and entertaining.”—San Jose Mercury News, on talking from one of the Bones
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Somewhere between 27 and 30, he guessed. Good-looking. Full figure. Her skin was smooth and tanned, but with the pallor that dead bodies quickly acquire underneath. She had dark hair, which would certainly grow lighter in colour as it dried, and a small hole in her forehead that would soon disappear once the undertaker had done his job. There was not much else for him to do, just put some make-up over what seemed like a swelling in her right eye. Harry concentrated on the black, circular hole in her forehead.
He smiled at his reflection in the grimy windows. Another time. At the corner he turned right, down Ullevålsveien. Harry didn’t like walking in Ullevålsveien. It was a street for cars, not for pedestrians. The best thing he could say about Ullevålsveien was that the pavement on the right afforded some shade on days like this. Harry stopped in front of the house bearing the number he had been given. He gave it a quick once-over. On the ground floor was a launderette with red washing machines. 00 every day and offered a 20-minute dry for the reduced price of 30 kroner.
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce Mysteries, Book 6) by Alan Bradley