The third compelling instalment of Katherine Woodfine’s electrifying Edwardian mystery series finds Taylor and Rose smoking out a double agent at the Secret Service Bureau whilst pursuing a fresh line of enquiry through the piazzas and canals of Venice. Wonderfully entertaining and blessed with a sure grip of time and place, Villains in Venice is a great addition to a winning series.
Get set for another incredible adventure with secret agents extraordinaire, Miss Sophie Taylor and Miss Lillian Rose!
After the dramatic events of their mission to St Petersburg, Sophie and Lil know the truth – there's a double-agent at work at the Secret Service Bureau. Whilst Lil pursues a dangerous line of enquiry in London, Sophie must set out on a new mission to Venice, following a twisted trail to discover long-buried secrets. But there are villains lurking amongst the city's piazzas, canals and crumbling palaces, and in the shadows an old enemy lies in wait…
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
Woodfine is a brilliantly engaging storyteller and her meticulous attention to detail creates a keen sense of time and place', Fiona Noble, Bookseller ‘Riveting from the start and full of delightful twists’ – Booktrust
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“Superb mystery set in that gloriously mysterious city, Venice.”
By now you will know my favourite city is Venice.
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“A beautiful mystery story full of twists and turns!”
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