The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

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Borough Press, 2016 - Detective and mystery stories - 454 pages
Set in England 1976, Mrs Creasy is missing, and The Avenue is alive with whispers. As the summer shimmers endlessly on, 10-year-olds Grace and Tilly decide to take matters into their own hands. And as the cul-de-sac starts giving up its secrets, the amateur detectives will find much more than they imagined.

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon is a part coming-of-age, part mystery story. It is the record heat-breaking summer of 1976 and all seems quiet on the Avenue. Then Mrs. Creasy goes ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheEllieMo - LibraryThing

A book of exquisite prose; I love descriptions such as Grace's father walking across a car park 'with his thoughts pushed deep into his pockets', and this book is littered with such wonderful verbal ... Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Joanna Cannon graduated from Leicester Medical School and worked as a hospital doctor, before specialising in psychiatry. She lives in the Peak District with her family and her dog. The Trouble With Goats and Sheep is her first novel.

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