Murder Most Unladylike #4: Jolly Foul Play

It’s Agatha Christie meets Malory Towers – and every bit as great as that sounds. Picnics, hi-jinks and jolly evil crimes. OK: lots of us aren’t too thrilled about a new term at school. But this year, Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong feel almost like shrimps again. There’s a new Head Girl, Elizabeth Hurst, and a nasty new team of bullying prefects. These mean girls could make a giant feel small. Still, it’s a shock when Elizabeth is found murdered after the Bonfire Night fireworks show. She wasn’t exactly Miss Popularity – but who would actually kill her? And why?

  • The fourth ripping boarding school mystery from Deepdean School
  • Wells and Wong are the Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson of teen lit
  • Murder Most Unladylike was nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2015
  • “A particularly atmospheric story” – Lovereading4kids

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    Winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize (Younger Fiction) for Murder Most Unladylike.

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