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Alan Bradley

Alan Bradley was born in Toronto and grew up in Cobourg, Ontario. With an education in electronic engineering, Alan worked at numerous radio and television stations in Ontario, and at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (now Ryerson University) in Toronto, before becoming Director of Television Engineering in the media centre at the University of Saskatchewan, where he worked for twenty-five years before taking early retirement in 1994.
           
Bradley was the first President of the Saskatoon Writers, and a founding member of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild. His children’s stories were published in The Canadian Children’s Annual and his short story “Meet Miss Mullen” was... Read More

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As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
Written by Alan Bradley
Delacorte Press | Hardcover | March 10, 2015
$25.00/(Canada) | 978-0-345-53993-9 (0-345-53993-1)

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The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches
Written by Alan Bradley
Bantam | Trade Paperback | December 30, 2014
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-34406-7 (0-385-34406-6)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

On a spring morning in 1951, eleven-year-old chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce gathers with her family at the railway station, awaiting the return of her long-lost mother, Harriet. Yet upon the train’s arrival in the English village of Bishop’s Lacey, Flavia is approached by a tall... Read more






The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches
Written by Alan Bradley
Delacorte Press | Hardcover | January 2014
$24.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-34405-0 (0-385-34405-8)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

On a spring morning in 1951, eleven-year-old chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce gathers with her family at the railway station, awaiting the return of her long-lost mother, Harriet. Yet upon the train’s arrival in the English village of Bishop’s Lacey, Flavia is approached by a tall... Read more






I Am Half-Sick of Shadows
Written by Alan Bradley
Bantam | Trade Paperback | October 2012
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-34402-9 (0-385-34402-3)

“Every Flavia de Luce novel is a reason to celebrate.”—USA Today
 
ALAN BRADLEY, AUTHOR OF THE MOST AWARD-WINNING SERIES DEBUT OF ANY YEAR, RETURNS WITH ANOTHER IRRESISTIBLE FLAVIA DE LUCE NOVEL.
 
“[Alan] Bradley has created one of the most original, charming, devilishly creative and hilarious detectives of any age... Read more






I Am Half-Sick of Shadows
Written by Alan Bradley
Delacorte Press | Hardcover | November 2011
$23.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-34401-2 (0-385-34401-5)

It’s Christmastime, and the precocious Flavia de Luce—an eleven-year-old sleuth with a passion for chemistry and a penchant for crime-solving—is tucked away in her laboratory, whipping up a concoction to ensnare Saint Nick. But she is soon distracted when a film crew arrives at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ decaying English estate... Read more






A Red Herring Without Mustard
Written by Alan Bradley
Bantam | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-34346-6 (0-385-34346-9)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Alan Bradley, author of the most award-winning series debut of any year, returns with another irresistible Flavia de Luce novel

 
In the hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey, the insidiously clever and unflappable eleven-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce had asked a Gypsy woman to tell her fortune—never expecting to later stumble...

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Speaking from Among the Bones
Written by Alan Bradley
Bantam | Trade Paperback | December 2013
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-34404-3 (0-385-34404-X)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From award-winning author Alan Bradley comes the next cozy British mystery starring intrepid young sleuth Flavia de Luce, hailed by USA Today as “one of the most remarkable creations in recent literature.”

 
Eleven-year-old amateur detective and ardent... Read more






The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Written by Alan Bradley
Bantam | Trade Paperback | January 2010
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-34349-7 (0-385-34349-3)

It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events: A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later... Read more






The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
Written by Alan Bradley
Bantam | Trade Paperback | February 2011
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-34345-9 (0-385-34345-0)

Flavia de Luce, a dangerously smart eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders, thinks that her days of crime-solving in the bucolic English hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey are over—until beloved puppeteer Rupert Porson has his own strings sizzled in an unfortunate rendezvous with electricity. But who’d... Read more






A Study in Sherlock
Edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger, Contribution by Lee Child, Neil Gaiman and Alan Bradley
Bantam | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8246-6 (0-8129-8246-0)

BESTSELLING AUTHORS GO HOLMES—IN AN IRRESISTIBLE NEW COLLECTION edited by award-winning Sherlockians Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
 
Neil Gaiman. Laura Lippman. Lee Child. These are just three of eighteen superstar authors who provide fascinating, thrilling, and utterly original perspectives on Sherlock Holmes in this one-of-a-kind book. These modern masters place... Read more





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