THE WESTING GAME and the film CLUE meet MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY in this illustrated, murder-mystery novel that's filled with humor and heart.
Xavier Bonet is an illustrator and comic book artist who lives in Barcelona with his wife and two children. He has illustrated a number of middle grade books including Omnia by Laura Gallego; Michael Dahl's Really Scary Stories series; and the Keepers trilogy by Lian Tanner. He loves all things retro, video games, and Japanese food, but above all, spending time with his family. Visit him at xavierbonet.net and follow him on Twitter or Instagram @xbonetp.
Praise and Awards for Midnight at the Barclay Hotel by
Winner of the 2021 Colorado Book Awards for Juvenile Fiction
A 2020 Agatha Awards Finalist
A 2021 Reading the West Book Award Finalist
A 2021 Anthony Awards Finalist
A 2021-2022 Sunshine State Young Readers Award List
Featured on NPR's "Best of 2020" Middle Grade list
"My kind of mystery! Quirky, fast paced, and full of fun!" -Chris Grabenstein, New York Times bestselling author of the Mr. Lemoncello series.
"A madcap mystery that I couldn't put down!" -Jennifer Chambliss Bertman, New York Times bestselling author of The Book Scavenger series.
"Agatha Christie references abound, and the hotel setting shines. A quirky, kid-friendly introduction to the murder mystery." -Kirkus Reviews
"A fast-paced, lightly spooky entree to mystery fare." -Publishers Weekly