Alan Bradley
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Alan Bradley

Alan Bradley received the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award for The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, his first novel, which went on to win the Agatha Award, the Barry Award, the Dilys Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, the Macavity Award and the Spotted Owl Award. He is the author of many short stories, children's stories, newspaper columns, and the memoir The Shoebox Bible. He co-authored Ms. Holmes of Baker Street with the late William A.S. Sarjeant. Bradley lives in Malta with his wife and two calculating cats. His seventh Flavia de Luce mystery, "As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust" will be published in the US and Canada on January 6, 2015, and in the UK on April 23.

The first-ever Flavia short story, "The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse" has recently been published in eBook format, as has his 2006 memoir, "The Shoebox Bible".

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    • The Golden Tresses of the Dead: A Flavia de Luce Novel

    • Flavia de Luce Series, Book 10
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
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    Although it's autumn in the small town of Bishop’s Lacey, the chapel is decked with exotic flowers. Yes, Flavia de Luce’s sister, Ophelia, is at last getting hitched, like a mule to a wagon. But Flavia will have a case when there's an unwelcome discovery in Ophelia’s wedding cake....

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    • The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

    • A Flavia de Luce Mystery
    • By: Alan Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
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    Debut Dagger Award winner Alan Bradley introduces one of the most singular and engaging heroines in recent fiction: 11-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison.....

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    • Phenomenal!

    • By 'Nathan on 03-03-10

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    If anything could take Flavia's mind off sorrow, it is solving a murder - although one that may lead the young sleuth to an early grave....

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    • Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd

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    In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote's Female Academy in Canada, 12-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to England. But instead of a joyous homecoming....

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    On a spring morning in 1951, 11-year-old chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce gathers with her family at the railway station, awaiting the return of her long-lost mother, Harriet....

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    • By Margaret on 02-01-14

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    • As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

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    Flavia de Luce takes her remarkable sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools....

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    Flavia de Luce is a dangerously brilliant 11-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders....

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    • By L on 04-18-10

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    • A Red Herring Without Mustard

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    Award-winning author Alan Bradley returns with another beguiling novel starring the insidiously clever and unflappable 11-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent addition to the series!

    • By Kelli on 02-28-11

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    It’s Christmastime, and the precocious Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a passion for chemistry and a penchant for crime-solving—is tucked away in her laboratory, whipping up a concoction to ensnare Saint Nick....

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    • By Frobertimus on 11-03-11

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    • Speaking from Among the Bones

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    • By Donald on 03-17-13

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