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  • 1
    The Girl Is Murder | Kathryn Miller Haines

    The Girl Is Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Kathryn Miller Haines
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Kathryn Miller Haines’ debut Iris Anderson mystery received considerable buzz for its stellar 15-year-old heroine and engrossing 1940s period details. With her father back from the war, Iris is eager to help him with his private eye business—especially since his mobility is limited thanks to a missing leg. Now with a case involving a boy she knows from school to investigate, Iris leaps into action and soon finds herself in the middle of a harrowing adventure.

    Young Adult that Appeals to Adults as Well

    This is a very entertaining novel set in the post-war period. It's a coming of age story with a young woman protagonist, a missing mother and her woun..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 22 2011 by Milo (Morgans Point, TX, United States)
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    The Girl Is Trouble: Sequel to The Girl Is Murder | Kathryn Miller Haines

    The Girl Is Trouble: Sequel to The Girl Is Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Kathryn Miller Haines
    • Narrated By Rachel Botchan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
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    Critically acclaimed author Kathryn Miller Haines' debut YA novel The Girl Is Murder received an Edgar Award nomination. Its sequel, The Girl Is Trouble, uses the same exciting blend of mystery and historical detail to keep listeners on the edge of their seats. Iris Anderson is allowed to work at her pop's detective agency as long as she does things his way and learns his method. Yet when she discovers information about her mother's supposed suicide, Iris is thrown headfirst into the most personal case of her life.

    Loved it

    This book is a YA mystery and I would normally go near YA books (I don't know why I was expecting otherwise considering the protagonist is a teenage g..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 17 2013 by Anna (Tomball, TX, United States)