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The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

A Flavia de Luce Mystery

by (author) Alan Bradley

Doubleday Canada
Initial publish date
Dec 2014
Amateur Sleuth, Historical, Cozy
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Dec 2014
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"One of the most remarkable creations in recent literature" (USA Today), Flavia de Luce, is back in Alan Bradley's New York Times-bestselling mystery series.
Bishop's Lacey is never short of two things: Mysteries to solve and pre-adolescent detectives to solve them. In this New York Times bestselling series of cozy mysteries, young chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce once again brings her knowledge of poisons and her indefatigable spirit to solve the most dastardly crimes the English countryside has to offer and, in the process, comes closer than ever to solving her life's greatest mystery--her mother's disappearance...

About the author

Contributor Notes

ALAN BRADLEY was born in Toronto and grew up in Cobourg, Ontario. He co-authored Ms. Holmes of Baker Street, to great acclaim and much controversy, followed by a poignant memoir, The Shoebox Bible. Now the internationally bestselling author of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag, A Red Herring Without Mustard, I Am Half-Sick of Shadows, and Speaking from Among the Bones. Bradley lives with his wife and two calculating cats, and is at work on future Flavia de Luce mysteries.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches:

• "[Alan] Bradley scores another success. . . . This series is a grown-up version of Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and all those mysteries you fell in love with as a child." The San Diego Union-Tribune, on Speaking from Among the Bones

• "Every Flavia de Luce novel is a reason to celebrate." USA Today on I Am Half-Sick of Shadows

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