- ISBN: 9780763659141
- ISBN: 0763659142
- Physical Description: 293 pages ; 22 cm.
- Edition: First U.S. edition.
- Publisher: Somerville, Massachussets : Candlewick Press, 2015.
|General Note:||"A Mary Quinn mystery"--Cover.|
|Summary, etc.:||Mary Quinn has a lot on her mind. James Easton, her longtime love interest, wants to marry her; but despite her feelings, independent-minded Mary hesitates. Meanwhile, the Agency has asked Mary to take on a dangerous case: convicted fraudster Henry Thorold is dying in prison, and Mary must watch for the return of his estranged wife, an accomplished criminal herself who has a potentially deadly grudge against James. Finally, a Chinese prizefighter has arrived in town, and Mary can't shake a feeling that he is somehow familiar.--|
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|Genre:||Detective and mystery stories.
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Gr 8 Up-The independent lady spy is back in the latest volume of the mystery series set in Victorian London. Laced with romance and intrigue, this title begins where the previous volume left off: Mary Quinn is debating whether she should marry love interest James Easton. The young woman also comes across more family secrets that cause her to question her loyalites. Lee's intricate details of Victorian life strike an easy balance with the cozy mystery elements that will keep fans coming for more. Â© Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.