When his cousin Kat disappears from Enderby Manor, Frankie Dupont jumps on the case. Bumbling Inspector Cluesome is convinced that Kat is lost in Myrtle’s Mesmerising Maze, but Frankie isn’t buying it.
He follows the evidence trail to a conniving concierge, a six fingered chef, a talking parrot, a mad maid and a shifty dwarf, and quickly finds himself in a desperate race to recover Kat before her time runs out…
An exciting new illustrated middle grade mystery series for children aged 8-12
Frankie Dupont And The Mystery Of Enderby Manor by Julie Anne Grasso
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
First, I would like to thank the author Julie Anne Grasso for giving me this book for an honest review. I enjoyed reading this book and will have my grandchildren reading it soon. The world building is good and the story-line is very nice. The characters are well developed and written. I am looking forward to reading more from this author.
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With a background in paediatric nursing, Julie Anne Grasso spent many years literally wrapping children in cotton wool. Every day she witnessed great courage and resilience from the tiny people she cared for, which inspired her to write stories about a little girl elf just like them.
She has a degree in Nursing from Queensland University of Technology and has been published in her nerdy nursing specialty in medical journals, but her true love is writing about elf worlds that preferably involve some kind of dessert obsession.
She has an awesome husband who loves to do battle in the computer trenches every day and a little 23 month old elf called Giselle.