From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a brand new series full of mystery and intrigue following the adventures of a very determined heroine and her dog! Holly Webb fans will be thrilled to pieces to discover the adventures of Maisie Hitchins, the pluckiest little detective in Victorian London.
Maisie Hitchins lives in her grandmother's boarding house, longing for adventure. She idolizes the famous detective, Gilbert Carrington, and follows his every case. Together with her faithful pup Eddie, she is determined to follow even the slightest scent of a mystery - no matter what!
Maisie's best friend, Alice, has been convalescing at home for some time when her father sends both the girls to a country estate. But they are warned that the place is haunted, and sure enough, peculiar things start to happen on their arrival. With strange noises and smells waking the girls in the night and an unexpected sighting of a ghostly-cat form, Maisie knows it's time for her to get her magnifying glass out!
This is Book 3 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