Synopsis: This is an exclusive short story set between the events in ‘A Discovery Disappears’ and ‘Of Moutain and Motors’, books 1 and 2 in the Christie and Agatha’s Detective Agency series. About the series: It’s not easy growing up in the 1920s. While Christie can usually be found up a tree or trying a spot of amateur engineering, her shy twin Agatha buries her nose in books and dreams of being a writer. The pair couldn’t be more different. But when a scientific discovery goes missing, they find that together they make a winning combination and Christie and Agatha’s Detective Agency is born. Join the twin detectives as they solve thrilling mysteries all over the world!

Release Date: 18th December 2021

Genres: Middle Grade, Illustrated, Christmas, Friendship, Mystery

Pages: 40

Review: This short story is so adorable and I love that we get a small story for Christmas set in between the first and second books. It’s really sweet and simple, the girls are getting excited for the holidays and go carolling with their friend Auguste. I love that the mysteries in this were really simple and were about learning if each other’s traditions. The illustrations as the previous book included with it are just utterly stunning and perfectly capture the era. This really was such a sweet short story, I loved reading it.

About Author: Pip Murphy is a British author who lived her early life in England on the Wirral. She has loved reading her whole life. She read every book in her primary school, some of them more than once!

Pip studied Classics at Edinburgh University, before relocating to Tokyo, Japan where she currently teaches English. She believes that humour and creativity are the best ways to learn.


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