The Emily Carr Mystery

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 2001 - Austen, Liz (Fictitious character) - 176 pages
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Liz Austen is back in another hair-raising mystery! The feisty teenage sleuthis in the charming city of Victoria in British Columbia for her best friend'swedding and quickly becomes embroiled not only in her first romance, but in themysterious disappearance of a priceless Emily Carr painting from the statelyThirteen Oaks mansion.

Jumping from a boat crash in the harbour to an attack in a cemetery, Liz ison the prowl around Victoria. Readers will recognize the Victoria landmarks suchas the Butchard Gardens, the Emily Car House and the Empress Hotel to name a fewand Wilson gently offers historical bites behind every entry. The Emily CarrMystery is fast paced thriller with our favourite young detective, LizAusten blazing the way. Studded with information about Victoria's rich past andpresent-day landmarks, The Emily Carr Mystery will surely delight bothstudents AND teachers alike.

Many young readers have grown up with the Tom and Liz Austen and eagerlyfollow the duo's antics in each book. Just to let you know how popular thisseries is - one million copies of Eric Wilson's books have been sold aroundthe world. Fans have been clamouring for a new mystery starring his youthfulheroine and in The Emily Carr Mystery, he doesn't disappoint. This bookis a little different however - aside from the signature madcap adventure andrealistic themes, there is also the element of love . In The Emily CarrMystery, Liz is now a teenager experiencing the pangs and joys of her firstromance.

Join Liz Austen for an unforgettable summer in beautiful Victoria, BritishColumbia for love, adventure and intrigue!

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