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The Pea Soup Poisonings:  A Northern Spy Club Mystery
(for ages 9-12)

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Agatha Award 2006 Best
Children's/YA Novel

To get into her brother Kelby's Northern Spy Club, Zoe Elwood must walk a narrow beam over rusted farm machinery, and then solve a crime. Her chance comes when Alice's grandmother expires after eating a bowl of pea soup. Kelby gives Zoe just five days to solve the crime. Can she do it?

"A modern-day Nancy Drew, Zoe proves that guts and determination DO conquer all. Action, action - and more action!"
Lea Wait, award-winning mystery author

Read Chapter One and Two of The Pea Soup Poisonings.

Reviews & Comments:

City kids will enjoy this excursion into one of Vermont’s quirkier locales.
Mystery Scene

The story is fun, the kids are endearing without being cloyingly cute. The denouement is satisfying. I’ve enjoyed Nancy Means Wright’s other books, and this is enjoyable also.
Mysterious Women

The characters are very likable, the mystery difficult enough for a younger reader to readily solve, and the story moves at a swift pace.
Round Table Reviews

Published in June 2006 by Hilliard & Harris, the hardcover edition (ISBN 1-59133-161-7) and paperback (ISBN 1-59133-162-5).


















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