Jewel of the Thames by Angela Misri

Jewel of the Thames

Portia Adams Adventures #1

Angela Misri with Sydney Smith (Illustrator)

256 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction historical mystery young adult lighthearted mysterious slow-paced


There’s a new detective at 221 Baker StreetSet against the background of 1930s England, Jewel of the Thames introduces Portia Adams, a budding detective with an interesting — and somewhat mysterious — heritage. Nineteen-year-old Portia Adams has a...

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