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Jackaby, Book 1

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Delightfully creepy 1890s mystery has some light horror.

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William Ritter's debut novel introduces a colorful, eccentric new detective whose mysterious antics confound and intrigue. Throw in a plucky, young, new assistant and some deliciously creepy supernatural chills and thrills -- heroine Abigail is believable and compelling as the reader's entree into a delightfully chilling murder mystery -- and teens and tweens who can handle some light horror are in for a real treat.

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