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Publication date: 12 Jan 2023
ISBN: 9781839940972
Size: 198 x 129 mm
Length: 224 pages

Alice Éclair, Spy Extraordinaire! A Spoonful of Spying


Alice Éclair, Spy Extraordinaire will whisk you away on a fabulous adventure, full of daring action and delicious cakes!

Baker by day, spy by night – Alice Éclair leads an exciting double life!

Inventors and artists have gathered in Paris for the World Fair. All eyes are on the aeroplane exhibition – these incredible machines will take humanity to new heights! Alice suspects that some of these inventors are in terrible danger, but no one will believe her. Surrounded by enemy spies, Alice will need to use every trick in the recipe book if she’s to keep her friends safe and stop France’s greatest invention from falling into the wrong hands.

With a half-baked plan and a dash of daring, Alice must foil the enemy’s plot before the whole thing boils over…

A Spoonful of Spying is Alice’s second adventure and can be read as a stand-alone novel, or enjoyed as part of the Alice Éclair, Spy Extraordinaire series. Look out for Alice’s first mission, A Recipe for Trouble!

Perfect for fans of Robin Stevens’ Murder Most Unladylike series and M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman’s Adventures on Trains series.

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“[F]ollowing the adventures of Alice Eclair, young Parisian spy, as she spins sugar and stories to access the enticing secrets of the unique characters around her was a pleasure.”

– Gemma E. McLaughlin, The National

“A Spoonful of Spying dishes up the same delicious mix of mouth-watering
mystery, super-sleuthing, cakes baked to perfection, and fast-paced
fun and action.”

Lancashire Evening Post

“Sarah Todd Taylor’s books have all the right ingredients for adventure.”

– Daisy Fox, Bristol Post (syndicated regionally)

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