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A Girl Called Justice: The Spy at the Window: Book 4 Paperback – 26 May 2022
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Justice Jones, super-smart super-sleuth, is back for her fourth spine-tingling adventure! For fans of Robin Stevens, Katherine Woodfine and Enid Blyton.
It's 1939 and war has broken out. Everything has changed at Highbury House school. The pupils have to help cook, clean and wash up, for a start! Then a boys' school is evacuated to Highbury House, and the girls have to share the building. Justice and her friends are delighted that there are still mysteries to solve, however. Like: why can they hear voices coming from an empty room? And how can there be a face at the window two storeys up?
Then Justice faces her biggest challenge yet. Could there be a spy in their midst?
Elly Griffiths is a bestselling, prize-winning adult crime writer best known for the Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries.
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Justice Jones is back on the case!
Justice is back for her fourth spinetingling adventure in this fabulous murder mystery series for ages 9+ from crime author Elly Griffiths.
- A Girl Called Justice
- The Smuggler's Secret
- A Ghost in the Garden
|A Girl Called Justice||The Smuggler's Secret||The Ghost in the Garden||The Spy in the Window|
|For a fearless girl called Justice Jones, super-smart super-sleuth, it's just the start of a spine-tingling first term at Highbury House Boarding School for the Daughters of Gentlefolk. For fans of Robin Stevens, Katherine Woodfine and Enid Blyton.||When Mr Arthur dies in mysterious circumstances, Justice soon has a list of questions in her journal: why hasn't he been given a proper military funeral? Why does the new Matron not seem to know much about First Aid?||After a midnight feast in the barn, and a terrifying ghost-sighting in the garden, a girl disappears. Soon ransom notes appear, and they're torn from the pages of a crime novel. Where is the schoolgirl and who has taken her?||It’s 1939, war looms, there are BOYS in the school and Justice faces her biggest challenge yet.|
About the Author
- Publisher : Quercus Children's Books (26 May 2022)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 208 pages
- ISBN-10 : 178654136X
- ISBN-13 : 978-1786541369
- Reading age : 9 - 11 years
- Dimensions : 13 x 2 x 19.6 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 22,072 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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I have to say that I love the Justice books.
This book starts on the day that war is declared with Germany, 3rd Sept 1939.
I love the language and cadence it flings you straight back to the era.
This story sees the school take in a boys school which has been evacuated.
Everyone is feeling the effect from the war effort, from the girls having to do the cleaning duties, to the school growing their own veggies and raising hens and pigs, to running out of cocoa powder, blackout curtains and violations, and carrying gas masks.
Justice’s mystery is war related and very close to home, as her dad goes missing. It’s a spy related mystery.
I think that this is my favourite of the Justice stories. I’m looking forward to the next one.
Justice and her friends are all getting a little older and starting to grow up. This book also feels a little more serious, as it takes place at the start of the Second World War.
This time, the mystery revolves around Justice’s father, who goes missing after visiting her. There are a number of other strange happenings, and Justice and her friends are soon embroiled in another plot!
I really enjoyed spending more time with this great group of characters - as well as a few new ones. The plot was fun and the ending satisfying.
Overall, this was another quick and enjoyable adventure with Justice and her friends. I’m looking forward to reading the next one!