Got a sixth sense for trouble? Read on, buster. Our favorite girl detective calls on her gut instincts in an exciting grand finale of the Ruby Redfort series.
Ruby Redfort: you can count on her when the ice starts to crack. Falling through the air at 120 miles per hour? Just relax and think fast. But now even Ruby Redfort is running scared. A bunch of people want her dead, and worst of all, one of them is on her team. When your name is first on a mastermind’s hit list, do you lock the doors, switch off the lights, and wait for someone else to do something? Or do you get out there and save yourself? If you’re Ruby Redfort, genius code breaker and undercover agent, the choice is clear: death or glory. In a satisfying series finale, surprises are in store and Spectrum’s backstory comes to light as fans bid good-bye to Ruby Redfort, every smart kid’s smart kid.
About the Author
Lauren Child, the U.K. Children's Laureate, is the best-selling author and illustrator of numerous picture books about siblings Charlie and Lola, who also star in their own TV series. In addition, she is the creator of a series of award-winning books about the irrepressible Clarice Bean, where the character of Ruby Redfort was first introduced. Lauren Child lives in London.
This final installment offers more than the usual complement of cliffhangers, daring escapes, and surprises; fans of this droll, quirky, and sui generis series won't be disappointed. —Kirkus Reviews