A Little Taste of Poison

September 27, 2016|
A Little Taste of Poison by R. J. Anderson
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Twelve-year-old Isaveth tries to take down the man who framed her father for murder in this lively follow-up toA Pocket Full of Murder, whichKirkus Reviewscalled “thoroughly entertaining.”

The city of Tarreton is powered by magic, from simple tablets that light lamps to advanced Sagery that can murder a man from afar. Isaveth has a talent for spell-making, but as a girl from a poor neighborhood she never dreamed she could study at the most exclusive magical school in the city. So when she’s offered a chance to attend, she eagerly accepts.

The school is wonderful, but old and new enemies confront Isaveth at every turn, and she begins to suspect her scholarship might be more a trap than a gift. Even her secret meetings with Esmond, her best friend and partner in crime-solving, prove risky—especially once he hatches a plan to sneak her into the biggest society event of the season. It’s their last chance to catch the corrupt politician who once framed her father for murder. How can Isaveth refuse?
R. J. (Rebecca) Anderson is the author of several acclaimed books, including the teen thrillerUltraviolet, which was shortlisted for the Andre Norton Award, and the UK bestselling Knife series for middle grade readers. Her love for the Golden Age detective novels of Dorothy L. Sayers and Margery Allingham, along with a lifelong...
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Title:A Little Taste of Poison
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:368 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.1 in
Published:September 27, 2016
Publisher:415231986
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:9
ISBN - 13:9781481437745

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