The Flavia de Luce Series 4-Book Bundle (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)

The Flavia de Luce Series 4-Book Bundle (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)

Alan Bradley


Award-winning writer Alan Bradley is a grasp of the British comfortable secret, and in Flavia de Luce, he has created a wickedly shrewdpermanent and intrepid younger sleuth, hailed as "one of the main outstanding creations in contemporary literature" (USA Today). Now, during this attractive booklet package, readers can stick to Flavia as she stirs up difficulty to resolve the main confounding of crimes.

The Sweetness on the backside of the Pie: it's the summer season of 1950--and on the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, Flavia de Luce, an eleven-year-old aspiring chemist with a keenness for poison, is intrigued via a chain of inexplicable occasions: A useless chicken is located at the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia reveals a guy mendacity within the cucumber patch and watches him as he's taking his loss of life breath. For Flavia, who's either appalled and extremely joyful, lifestyles starts in earnest whilst homicide involves Buckshaw.

The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: Flavia de Luce, a genius at investigating murders, thinks that her days of crime-solving within the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop's Lacey are over--until puppeteer Rupert Porson has his personal strings sizzled in an unlucky rendezvous with electrical energy. yet who'd do the sort of factor, and why? All clues aspect towards a suspicious loss of life years prior and a case the neighborhood constables can't solve--without Flavia's support. yet in getting so on the subject of who's pulling the strings of this dance of loss of life, has Flavia gotten in far more than her head?

A purple Herring with no Mustard: within the hamlet of Bishop's Lacey, the unflappable Flavia de Luce had requested a Gypsy girl to inform her fortune--never awaiting to later stumble around the bad soul, bludgeoned virtually to loss of life in her personal caravan. was once this an act of retribution by means of these confident that the soothsayer kidnapped an area baby years in the past? because the pink herrings pile up, Flavia needs to kind via clues fishy and foul to untangle darkish deeds and hazardous secrets.

I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: It's Christmastime while a movie staff arrives at Buckshaw, Flavia de Luce's loved domestic, to shoot a film starring the famed Phyllis Wyvern. Amid a raging snow fall, the total village of Bishop's Lacey gathers to monitor Wyvern practice, but not anyone is ready for the evening's surprising end: a physique came across strangled to loss of life with a size of movie. Who one of the assembled site visitors might level one of these chilling scene? because the hurricane worsens, Flavia needs to ferret out a killer hidden in simple sight.

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