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Free Book Friday – Flavia de Luce!

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This week’s Free Book Friday Prize is:


The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches: A Flavia de Luce Mystery

by Alan Bradley

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 stranger who whispers a cryptic message into her ear. Moments later, he is dead, mysteriously pushed under the train by someone in the crowd. Who was this man, what did his words mean, and why were they intended for Flavia?

Back home at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ crumbling estate, Flavia puts her sleuthing skills to the test. Following a trail of clues sparked by the discovery of a reel of film stashed away in the attic, she unravels the deepest secrets of the de Luce clan, involving none other than Winston Churchill himself. Surrounded by family, friends, and a famous pathologist from the Home Office — and making spectacular use of Harriet’s beloved Gipsy Moth plane, Blithe Spirit — Flavia will do anything, even take to the skies, to land a killer.

ISBN 9780385344050, Hardcover

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We will choose 1 winner at random from comments we receive here on the Blog from PBS members.

You have until Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 12 noon EDT, to leave a comment.


Good Luck to everyone!



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63 Responses to “Free Book Friday – Flavia de Luce!”

  1. Malea P. (twizzle) says:

    Looks Good!

  2. Ricky M. says:

    I read “cryptic,” I’m in!

  3. Gordon B. says:

    me, me, me!

  4. Grandma C. (cvwillc) says:

    I love all the Flavia books!

  5. Katie B. says:

    Flavia is such a wonderful character – love the books.

  6. Megan P. says:

    Sounds interesting…looking to break out of my norm!

  7. Carol G. (clynsg) says:

    Glad I got my internet back up so that I could try for this!

  8. Kayla D. (hoopspinner) says:

    Looking forward to this story. It is intriguing!

  9. Taylor J. (wonderduck) says:

    Looks interesting!

  10. Gina L. (lagrew) , says:

    Would love to read this

  11. Sara L. (tiggerser) says:

    With a name like Flavia–I have to read!

  12. Theresa K. says:

    Sounds very interseting

  13. Debra L. (dallovbug) says:

    not sure if this is where to go to enter to win the new book but here goes. Always love a good book!

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