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Friday Barnes Mysteries


Friday Barnes Mysteries

Written by R.A. Spratt with illustrations by Phil Gosier

Eleven-year-old Friday Barnes is in serious trouble: she has just been arrested on suspicion of terrorism. Luckily, being an experienced detective, Friday is quickly able to prove not only her own innocence but that of a stranger being held at the police station for stealing. This is only the beginning of Friday's latest series of madcap adventures, which include uncovering a case of cheating in a cooking class, solving a kidnapping, and discovering why large holes keep popping up all over the school grounds.

Friday Barnes Mysteries

Books in this series

Written by R.A. Spratt with illustrations by Phil Gosier - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
Getting arrested was the last thing Friday expected after solving the swamp-yeti mystery at her boarding school. But she better clear her name fast! She’s got new cases to investigate, like a scandalous quiche bake-off, a decades old mystery buried in her school’s backyard and why the new boy, Christopher, is being so nice to her.
by R.A. Spratt and Phil Gosier - Children's 8-12, Friendship, Mystery
When Friday Barnes, girl genius, solves a bank robbery, she uses the reward money to send herself to Highcrest Academy, the most exclusive boarding school in the country --- and discovers it's a hotbed of crime! Soon she's investigating everything from disappearing homework to the terrifying Yeti haunting the school swamp. But the biggest mystery yet is Ian Wainscott, the handsomest (and most arrogant) boy in school who inexplicably hates her. 
Written by R.A. Spratt and illustrated by Phil Gosier - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Mystery

In the third book in R.A. Spratt's hilarious Friday Barnes Mystery series, crime hits close to home when Friday Barnes learns her mother has been kidnapped. But her detective work gets put aside when Friday is distracted by other happenings at school: a new VIP student (a Norwegian princess!) has just arrived and a master thief called the Pimpernel is causing chaos across campus.

Written by R.A. Spratt and illustrated by Phil Gosier - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Mystery

Friday Barnes has been deported to Switzerland...but we need her back! Highcrest Academy has descended into chaos. Someone's fired all the teachers as an epic prank, and suspicion falls on Ian Wainscott, Friday's nemesis (who's also desperately in love with her). There's also the problem of the new vice principal and his questionable behavior. It's hard to take someone seriously when he's wearing tie-dyed shirts, right? Can Friday prove Ian's innocence, find the prankster, and save her school? If it involves running, then probably not, but otherwise...Friday's on the case!