Maisie Hitchins longs to be a detective. She's sure there are lots of adventures to be had on the streets of Victorian London. And, together with her faithful puppy, Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent of a mystery - no matter what!
On a visit to the British Museum, Maisie meets Lord Dacre, whose most prized possession - an Egyptian scarab beetle made of gold - has been stolen. The lost artefact turns up on the bank of the Thames, but it's missing its precious ruby eyes. It's up to Maisie to find out who the thief is.
Exciting detective stories from best-selling author Holly Webb, perfect for fans of The Mariella Mysteries.
This is Book 7 in the Maisie Hitchins Series. See all Maisie Hitchins books here.
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Ruth Symes has written many novels and picture books, including the LITTLE REX and BELLA DONNA series for Piccadilly Press. She also writes dog books under the pseudonym Megan Rix, for Puffin, including the bestseller, THE PUPPY THAT CAME FOR CHRISTMAS. She was a resident writing coach on The Richard and Judy Show and was a judge on their 'Write a Children'sMore about Marion Lindsay