Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club.
It’s Tuesday, so what should we talk about today? How about new books!
Each week we look at a book that’s either just been released or soon to be hitting shelves, but either way they should be on your wish lists!
This week: The Midnight Thief by Sylvia Bishop
Release Date: 05/08/2021
A captivating boarding school mystery from Sylvia Bishop, author of Erica’s Elephant, The Bookshop Girl and The Secret of the Night Train.
Transplanted from her exciting life as an explorer’s daughter, Freya finds herself miserable at a posh boarding school. Freya hates all the boring rules, the other girls are mean to her, and the headmistress is frosty good manners personified.
When a bat removal expert is called in to deal with an infestation, Freya meets his irrepressible children – and finds herself making friends at last.
Together they explore the city, with particular interest in the grand exhibition showing priceless artefacts for the first time.
When the objects are stolen in a dramatic heist, Freya is sure her new friends are responsible – but the true culprit might be closer to home…
Warm, witty and packed full of gorgeous characters, this is a boarding school mystery with a twist.
Perfect for fans of Robin Stevens’ Murder Most Unladylike series Sylvia Bishop is the author of The Bookshop Girl, The Secret of the Night Train, and Erica’s Elephant.