Scoop McLaren Detective Editor

by Helen Castles Reviewed by Sarah Custance Helen Castles is a real life newspaper reporter with ‘Scoop McLaren Detective Editor’ being her first published book, the beginning of a series. Helen has wonderfully blended her actual reporter experience as (I’m sure you can tell by the title) it is based around a budding editor and … Continue reading Scoop McLaren Detective Editor

A Girl Called Justice

by Elly Griffiths reviewed by Mia Macrossan This traditional murder mystery set in a 1930s girl’s boarding school has all the ingredients of a classic whodunnit. Justice Jones is sent to Highbury House School for the daughters of gentlefolk after her mother dies as her barrister father works too long hours to be able to … Continue reading A Girl Called Justice

The Pyramid Puzzle Starring Olive Black

by Alex Miles illustrated by Maude Guesne reviewed by Tyrion Perkins When I first picked up this book with its yellow picture of camels, pyramids and, girl in Cleopatra style costume, I thought it was going to be a mystery set in ancient Egypt. However, the lights around the tile and “starring Olive Black,” should … Continue reading The Pyramid Puzzle Starring Olive Black