The Detention Detectives: Talent for Trouble

The Detention Detectives: Talent for Trouble


'Top-grade misbehaviour' - The Guardian


Not only was I was concerned about the missing teenager, there was also the distinct possibility that we might be the only ones looking for him in the right place…

It’s been four months since the Detention Detectives semi-solved their last mystery. But their biggest suspect remains at large, and when a local teen goes missing the trio find themselves in a race against time to connect the clues…
  • Star Trek superfan DANIEL leads the investigation this time round, though his mood swings might be getting in the way of cracking the case…
  • Music-lover JONNO wants to focus on winning the local talent competition. It may seem silly to the others, but Daniel’s got the people skills and Lydia’s got the brains, so what do the Detectives even need him for…?
  • School reporter LYDIA is great at investigating a story. But with a very personal unsolved case on her hands and the newspaper to edit, she doesn’t have time for the boys’ dramas…
As the team are pulled in different directions can Daniel bring them, the clues and their skills together, to solve the mystery of the missing teen before it’s too late?

There’s mystery, murder and misfits galore in the final instalment of…THE DETENTION DETECTIVES!

About the author

Lis Jardine

Lis Jardine grew up in various vicarages across London and the Black Country. She has been a lifelong reading addict and is rarely spotted in the wild without a book, usually a Golden Age murder mystery or a comic fantasy.
She currently lives in Cheshire with her husband and nearly-grown daughters, where she combines the two best jobs in the world: secondary school librarian and children’s novelist.

Lis studied English Literature at the University of Warwick and completed the MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. She has not won any prizes since a General Knowledge quiz at primary school.

In her spare time, Lis likes to watch TV, learn Norwegian (1300 day Duo streak!) and invent unlikely vegan sandwich recipes.
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