The Agency: Spy in the House No. 1 by Y. S. Lee

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This is a colourful, action-packed Victorian detective novel centred around the exploits of 'agent' Mary Quinn. At a young age, Mary is rescued from the gallows by a woman masquerading as a prison warden. She is taken to Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls. The school, Mary learns, is a front for a private investigation agency and, at 17, she is taken on as an agent. In her new role she is catapulted into the family home of the Thorolds to investigate the shady business dealings of Mr Thorold. This 2009 Walker Books Ltd Paperback is in Near Mint condition.

ISBN: 9781406315165 SKU: 896082 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.