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High-Rise Mystery by Sharna Jackson

High-rise Mystery

Sharna Jackson

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Knights Of Media
Publisher: Knights Of Media
Publication date: 4 Apr 2019
ISBN: 9781999642518

The detective duo everyone is dying to meet! Summer in London is hot, the hottest on record, and there's been a murder in THE TRI: the high-rise home to resident know-it-alls, Nik and Norva. Who better to solve the case? Armed with curiosity, home-turf knowledge and unlimited time - until the end of the summer holidays anyway. The first whodunnit in a new mystery series by Sharna Jackson.

  • The Sunday TimesChildren's Book of the Week
4 stars out of 5
Nicolette Jones
28 Apr 2019

"This is not only an intriguing mystery, but a lively portrait of under-represented city lives. "

This story, written in short paragraphs often no more than a sentence long, with a good deal of dialogue using apposite slang and idiom, reads with a rare freshness and energy. The voices and the setting are convincing and vivid, as our attitudes to characters shift with new revelations, and the protagonists work to clear their father, under suspicion of the crime, and uncover truths about their neighbours in their tower block. This is not only an intriguing mystery, but a lively portrait of under-represented city lives. 

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