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The Secret Key

Agatha Oddly, Book 1
Narrated by: Aspen Reiss
Series: Agatha Oddly, Book 1
Length: 6 hrs
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
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Summary

Meet 13-year-old Agatha Oddly - a bold, determined heroine and the star of a stylish new detective series.

Agatha Oddlow has been a detective for as long as she can remember - she’s just been waiting for her first big case. And nothing gets bigger than saving the City of London from some strange goings-on.

With a scholarship to the prestigious St Regis School, a cottage in the middle of Hyde Park, a room full of beloved sleuthing novels and a secret key that gives her access to a whole hidden side of London, Agatha is perfectly poised to solve the mystery of what’s going on. But just whom can she trust when no one is quite who they seem?

©2018 Lena Jones (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Couldn't Finish It

I'm afraid I'm in the minority but I couldn't finish this book for the following reasons:

1. Audio was far too quiet. I'm not sure why this title is radically quieter than all my other audible titles but I had to max the volume in my car and even then couldn't hear it properly.

2. The narrator's voice was boring. Very monotone. Didn't bring the other characters to life at all.

3. Three chapters in and it still hadn't got to the main story arc and I was losing the will to live to be honest.

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exciting and fun

Read really well. The story was exciting but not scary. The story ran nicely, good till the end!

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My version of this book's blurb

Agatha Oddly is really good at solving mysteries and I loved this story
This was so much fun to listen to

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