Author(s): Anne Cassidy
Rose and Joshua first met when Joshua and his dad came to live with Rose and her mum. Then their world turns upside down when their mother and father go out for dinner one evening and never return. With police inquiries going nowhere, Rose is dispatched to live with her chilly, unfriendly grandmother and Joshua is sent to live with his uncle. Then Joshua comes to London to study and Rose is witness to not one, but two murders. Why is this happening to Rose? Can it be anything to do with the investigations Joshua has been doing into the disappearance of their parents? A taut and pacy thriller that is the start of a stylish new series from an acclaimed writer for teens.
A stylish thriller perfect for aspiring teen readers of crime. The Murder Notebooks have to be read - even if it's fatal ...
The mystery is easy to follow, and the thorny relationship between Rose and her critical socialite grandmother and the renewed and supportive relationship between the teens are well-drawn. Karen Alexander, Lake Fenton High School, Linden MI. Cassidy has a good track record for thrillers The Daily Mail 20120608
Anne Cassidy lives in Essex. She was a teacher for twenty years. Her first book was published in 1991 and she has published over twenty teen novels. She is the author of Looking for JJ, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award 2004 and the Carnegie Medal 2005 and was winner of the 2004 Booktrust Teenage Book Award. The Murder Notebooks series is Anne Cassidy's first publication with Bloomsbury.