Nearly a full-fledged member of a ladies’ detective agency, Mary Quinn is back for another mystery. After a body is found at the bottom of nearly completed tower, Mary sets out to solve the death. Disguised as an errand boy at the work site, she discovers a few hidden secrets about the site engineer, Mr. Harkness, including evidence that someone is stealing building supplies. Could one of these secrets be linked to a suicide? Or, was the person murdered?
A gripping, fast-paced mystery that is intriguing. The characters are well-developed. The plot holds the reader’s attention. Fans who like mysteries, detective stories, and historical fiction will enjoy reading this book.
Review by Jessica Moody, Olympus Jr. High School Media Center
The Body at the Tower (The Agency, Book 2)
A Mary Quinn Mystery
Written by Y.S. Lee
Released August 10, 2010
Find out more about the Agency series and author Y.S. Lee at her web site, yslee.com