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Joan Lingard Mysteries

by Joan Lingard


Follow Elfie and her best friend Joe as the solve three cunning mysteries. Based in London, this series captures the beauty of the city but also its darkest corners...


The Elevanth Orphan begins with Mr and Mrs Bigsby of the Pig and Whistle, Stoke Newington, who already look after ten children. When Constable O’Dowd brings an eleventh orphan he found on the streets, Ma Bigsby is reluctant to take her. But there’s something about Elfie, it’s the first day of a new century and Ma loves a mystery - just why does Elfie possess a little water colour of the Pig and Whistle? As the mystery unfolds, Elfie’s world will change completely... 

The Eleventh Orphan (9781846470523)

The Chancery Lane Conspiracy (9781846471087)

The Stolen Sister (9781846471292)


8+ | PB | £6.99