The Pea Soup
Poisonings: A Northern Spy Club Mystery
Agatha Award 2006 Best
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
modern-day Nancy Drew, Zoe proves that guts and determination DO
conquer all. Action, action - and more action!"
award-winning mystery author
Chapter One and Two of The Pea Soup Poisonings.
kids will enjoy this excursion into one of Vermont’s quirkier
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.
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
in June 2006 by Hilliard & Harris, the hardcover edition
(ISBN 1-59133-161-7) and paperback (ISBN