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Interview With Alan Bradley, the Author of the Flavia de Luce Mystery Series – A Must Read For Mystery Afficionados!

  Alan Bradley Alan Bradley is the New York Times bestselling author of THE SWEETNESS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PIE and recipient of the Dagger Award in 2007. This interview contains some spoilers, though I have tried to avoid … Continue reading

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The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place – Girl Detective On The Case

Book Review : The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place A Flavia de Luce Mystery By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert!   Summary Flavia is enjoying the summer, spending her days punting along the river with her reluctant family. Languishing in … Continue reading

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Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d – A Detective Story With A Bike Named Gladys

Book Review : Thrice The Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d A Flavia de Luce Novel By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy in Canada, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to … Continue reading

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“The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” – When is Murder Sweet?

Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is … Continue reading

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“I Am Half-Sick of Shadows” – Is Flavia Realistic? and Does It Matter?

Book Review : I Am half-Sick of Shadows A Flavia de Luce Novel By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! It’s Christmastime, and the precocious Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a passion for chemistry and a penchant for crime-solving—is tucked away … Continue reading

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