Alan Bradley

Books by Alan Bradley

The Golden Tresses of the Dead

When a finger is found in her sister’s wedding cake, young sleuth Flavia de Luce is determined to identify its erstwhile owner.

Reviewed on 22 August 2020 by Linda Wilson

The Grave's a Fine and Private Place

Flavia de Luce’s family holiday is enlivened when she finds a dead body in the river. Naturally, she’s determined to investigate.

Reviewed on 09 March 2019 by Linda Wilson

As Chimney Sweepers Come To Dust

When a mummified body falls out of a chimney on Flavia de Luce’s first night at her new school, life at Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy suddenly takes an interesting turn.

Reviewed on 18 July 2015 by Linda Wilson

The Dead In Their Vaulted Arches

After being missing for over a decade, Flavia de Luce’s mother is finally coming home to Buckshaw, but the fact that she’s returning in a lead-lined coffin is enough to dampen anyone’s enthusiasm.

Reviewed on 21 March 2015 by Linda Wilson

Speaking From Among the Bones

When the tomb of St Tancred in the village of Bishop’s Lacey is opened after 500 years, naturally young sleuth Flavia de Luce wants to be there, and succeeds in taking the first look into the tomb. But the body she finds isn’t the one everyone expected her to see.

Reviewed on 16 November 2013 by Linda Wilson