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Running Girl

By Simon Mason   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338036428 Hardcover
432 Pages | 5.89" x 8.52" | Ages 14 & Up

A smart, engaging murder mystery filled with unexpected twists and turns perfect for Sherlock and CSI fans.

Garvie Smith has the highest IQ ever recorded at Marsh Academy. And the lowest grades. His philosophy: What’s the point? Life sucks. Nothing surprising ever happens. Until his ex-girlfriend’s body is pulled from a pond and the facts surrounding her disappearance don’t add up. Ambitious, uptight, methodical Detective Singh is on the case and he’s determined to solve the mystery and get promoted. He doesn’t need any help from a notorious slacker. Or does he?

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Praise for Running Girl

"There’s never been a school-age sleuth quite like the excellent Garvie Smith." —Guardian (UK)

"An engrossing detective story... tautly written, extremely pacy." —Telegraph (UK)

"Sassily written... Compelling." —Sunday Times (UK)