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A spy in the house

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The Agency volume 1.
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Introducing an exciting new series! Steeped in Victorian atmosphere and intrigue, this diverting mystery trails a feisty heroine as she takes on a precarious secret assignment. Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan (and thief) Mary Quinn is surprised to be offered a singular education, instruction in fine manners -- and an unusual vocation. Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls is a cover for an all-female investigative unit called The Agency, and at seventeen, Mary is about to put her training to the test. Assuming the guise of a lady's companion, she must infiltrate a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships. But the household is full of dangerous deceptions, and there is no one to trust -- or is there? Packed with action and suspense, banter and romance, and evoking the gritty backstreets of Victorian London, this breezy mystery debuts a daring young detective who lives by her wits while uncovering secrets -- including those of her own past.
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Level 5.1, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 680L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-13 23:59:58PM
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series The Agency
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Canadian, Detective and mystery stories, Singaporean, Great Britain -- History -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Juvenile fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Household employees, Household employees -- Fiction, Household employees -- Juvenile fiction, London (England) -- History -- 19th century, London (England) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, London (England) -- History -- 19th century. -- Juvenile fiction, London (England) -- History -- Fiction, London (England) -- History -- Juvenile fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery fiction, Orphans, Orphans -- Fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction, Sex role, Sex role -- Fiction, Sex role -- Juvenile fiction, Swindlers and swindling, Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction, Swindlers and swindling -- Juvenile fiction, Swindlers and swindling. -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display A spy in the house
title_full A Spy in the House, A spy in the house / Y.S. Lee, A spy in the house [sound recording] / Y.S. Lee
title_short A spy in the house
topic_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, Canadian, Detective and mystery stories, Singaporean, Historical Fiction, History, Household employees, Mystery, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery fiction, Orphans, Sex role, Swindlers and swindling, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction