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What is Professor Scribbish hiding?

Amanda and her friends have known about the mysterious Detective’s Bible for some time. But what they never dreamed was that old Lovelace Earful, Legatum’s founder and the author of the precious book, had much more up his sleeve than that.

Now a strange pair of gold-rimmed spectacles he designed has fallen into the hands of the Moriarty br
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Paperback, 358 pages
Published 2017 by The Writing Show
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Wendy
Dec 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 10-14, adventure, mystery
As the 6th exciting adventure in the Amanda Lester series “Amanda Lester and the Gold Spectacles Surprise” opens the head of the Legatum Continuatum Enduring School for Detectives Gaston Thrillkill is in jail; Nick Moriarty troubled and deaf has fled the school; and heartbroken Scapulus Holmes has begun to explore his dark side. And if this isn’t enough trouble for Amanda and her friends in a school where allegiances are divided, only random pages of the missing Detective’s Bible have surfaced; ...more
Linda
Oct 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the 6th book in the Amanda Lester series. This book delves into the lives of the characters more and lets the reader know what the character is thinking and feeling. It's still an action-packed mystery story sprinkled with cool techno devices. This is a very fun series that is best read in order.

At Legatum, the detective school for teens, Amanda and her friends are still neck deep in questions and troubles. The precious Detective Bible is still missing, except for a few pages that have t
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Saundra Wright
Jun 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The saga of Moriarty vs Holmes and Lestrade continues. With headmaster Thrillkill in jail, the Detective’s Bible still missing and the secrets stolen, can Amanda’s school stay afloat?

Things could hardly be worse in Amanda’s life. Her school is in danger. Moriarty is still on the loose and Nick is missing. Unable to cope with his hearing loss and failing his third challenge to gain entry to the school, Nick just ran, abandoning everything.

Amanda tries to stay positive. Her friends help. Finding N
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Paula Berinstein (Paula B) is the author of the Amanda Lester, Detective middle-grade/YA series, which features a descendant of the Sherlock Holmes character Inspector Lestrade and is set in the English Lake District.

She is also the author of a new time travel series for adults, Indigo.

From 2005 to 2012, Paula produced and hosted the popular podcast The Writing Show (http://www.writingshow.com).
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