A clever, witty and totally gripping read with lots of surprises
As usual, Bradley makes his improbable series conceit work and relieves the plot's inherent darkness with clever humor.
Engaging, entertaining, bright and breezy; and above all, great fun!
Certain to become a national treasure
Praise for the cosy crime Flavia de Luce Mysteries - perfect for fans of Agatha Christie and Midsomer Murders: The Flavia de Luce novels are now a cult favourite
Flavia is mercilessly addictive
At once precocious and endearing. Flavia is a marvellous character. Quirkily appealing, this is definitely a crime novel with a difference
It's like entering the lost world of the Mitford sisters where the girls are allowed to run completely wild
Flavia is enchanting
Despite a climactic attempt on her life, Bradley's unquenchable heroine brings "the most complicated case I had ever come across" to a highly satisfying conclusion, with the promise of still brighter days ahead.
A breath of fresh air to the world of period-piece sleuthing
Hilarious, eccentric and mischievous