Partners in Crime (Sleuth or Dare #1)
When best friends Darcy and Norah have to create a fake business for a school assignment, they come up with a great idea: a detective agency! Darcy loves mysteries, and Norah likes helping people, so it's a perfect fit.
But then their pretend agency gets a real case. Someone is missing, and it's up to Darcy and Norah to take on the search. Unfortunately, there's
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The story was really cool. The mystery was interesting and it was something a little different. I say that because most of the time I’m reading murder mysteries. Anyway, this mystery was quite refreshing and while I predicted it my 12 year old self would have greatly appreciated it.
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Darcey and Norah have been friends for as long as they can remember. So fast forward to grade 7. The girls are still best friends, and there teacher gives them an assignment to make a fake business. So the friends decide to make a detective business. Little do they know, soon they will have to solve a REAL mystery. The client, who they do not know quite WHO it is,they req ...more
Harrington’s Partners in Crime really packs a lot of punch in less than two hundred pages. It literally had me guessing until almost the very end. It was a really in-depth mystery that I don’t think I would have been able to f ...more
Darcy is obsessed with crime shows, is a whiz at computers and loves to dress exclusively in black and purple. Norah is obsessed with astronomy and loves helping people in need. They are both self-professed nerds and proud of it as well as best friends from the time Darcy moved in next door.
When the girls have to create a fake business for class, they agree on a detective agenc ...more
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I was willing to overlook the so-so writing and the bland characte ...more
I really enjoyed Kim Harrington's young adult debut book, CLARITY, also a mystery book, so when I saw that she had a middle grades mystery series also, I made sure to get it right away. Part of the reason is that so many of my students liked CLARITY also, so it's always nice to have a favorite author in the classroom, but also because some of my students aren't ready for the maturity of the young adult book yet, so I was hopeful that the SL ...more
As soon as I heard the premise of the Sleuth or Dare series by Kim Harrington, I just had to read it — and I was not disappointed! (And I’m not just saying that because I work at the company that publishes the books; I don’t work on them at all myself anyway.)
Best friends Darcy and Norah set up a fake detective agency for a class project, but before long, they get an anonymous message asking them to solve a real mystery! Even though they’re just midd ...more
Darcy and Norah made me think of my best friend, Ro, and me as if we were their age and they were us. Partners in Crime is intriguing and entertaining. I can hardly wait to read the other books in the Sleuth or Dare series.
I didn't love it, but it was funny, well written, and something I could see kids really losing themselves in. I'd read book 2 were it to float in front of me somehow like book 1 did.
This was a fun book. It was great for a lunch book. I really like Norah and Darcy. I think tween girls in particular will enjoy it. The myste ...more
But then their pretend agency gets a real case. Someone is missing, and it's up to Darcy and Norah to take on the search. Unfortunately, there's someone else out there who doesn't want the two detectives stirring up any trouble. . . .
With the help of hidden clues, spy gadgets, and ...more