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Moorhead Public Library J HOR (Text) 33500009989195 Main Available -
Roseau Public Library j pb (Text) 35500004423479 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 014240375X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780142403754 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 105, 12, 8 p. ; 20 cm.
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  • Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes excerpts from The falcon's malteser and Public enemy number two.
Originally published: Great Britain : Walker Books, 2007.
Summary, etc.: Fourteen-year-old Nick and his brother, an ineffectual private detective, try to prevent the threatened murder of an international pop star in London at Christmas time.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2008 November #1
    Canny young private detective Nick Diamond and his hilariously clueless older brother, Tim, stumble their way through another slapstick caper—this time protecting a gorgeous but self-absorbed international pop star from an anonymous killer. In London to make appearances at various Christmastime events and to promote her new single, the dazzling Minerva (blond hair, green eyes, "lips that looked like they could suck in a horse") has received a pair of cryptic death threats. The Diamond brothers spring into action, which generally means winding up flat on their faces or in the clutches of brutish police officers Snape and Boyle. There is a murder, but it s offstage, and ultimately, they pull off a climactic rescue amid the holiday chaos at Harrods and nab a bad Santa. The riffs on renowned crime novels and films lie thinner on the ground here than in previous episodes, but this, too, will be perfect for Chet Gecko graduates. Copyright Booklist Reviews 2008.

Author Notes

Anthony Horowitz lives in London, England.

Subject: Celebrities Juvenile fiction
Brothers Juvenile fiction
London (England) Juvenile fiction
England Juvenile fiction
Celebrities Fiction
Christmas Fiction
Brothers Fiction
London (England) Fiction
England Fiction
Humorous stories
Mystery and detective stories
Genre: Christmas stories.
Search Results Showing Item 5 of 144 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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