History meets mystery in this fantastic new series! Debut author Jordan Stratford imagines an alternate 1826, where Ada Lovelace (the world's first computer programmer) and Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein) meet as girls and form a secret detective agency!
Jordan Stratford has been pronounced clinically dead, and was briefly (mistakenly) wanted by INTERPOL for international industrial espionage. He is an ordained priest, has won numerous sword fights, jaywalked the streets of Paris, San Francisco, and S o Paulo, and was once shot by a stray rubber bullet in a London riot. He lives on a tiny windswept Pacific island populated predominantly by realtors and carnivorous gulls.
"An enjoyable plot borrowed from Wilkie Collins - not to mention resourceful heroines and fun writing" The Wall Street Journal "The telling is sprightly and vaguely reminiscent of The Wolves of Willoughby Chase" Financial Times "Skilled illustrations and comical narration and dialogue will charm readers thoroughly" Publisher's Weekly "Smart and clever girls will enjoy this refreshing mystery and the start to what's sure to be an intriguing series" Kids Reads "Equal parts laughs and adventure, this lively mystery will keep you guessing till the end!" Discovery Girls