Friday Barnes No Rules by R.A.Spratt
Published by Random House Australia
Friday Barnes is a modern day Nancy Drew, sassy and all-together a little bit to honest for her own good. Our tale starts when we meet the hero of the tale Friday Barnes who is a student at Highcrest Academy. It becomes clear that Friday is in face the school detective, with even the Headmaster calling on her for her truth-seeking prowess.
Before long chaos descends at the school and Friday, with the help of her best friend Melanie Pelly, Friday intends to get to the bottom of who is to blame. With the culprit revealed Friday soon cracks the case, but has she?
The story see's Friday deported, will she ever return to her beloved school and find out what is really gong on? This story is exciting and has a number of twists and turns to keep the reader guessing on what will happen next. It's a sometimes humorous story with Friday's lack of a filter when it come's to telling it like it is playing a key role.
Although Friday Barnes No Rules is part of a series, readers will have no trouble starting off with this particular book. It is easy to follow and quick paced, the perfect flow for young readers just starting to find their feet in the literary world - and what a fun and exciting way to start with a young female protagonist as a detective.
CKT Book Reviewer
Author: R.A. Spratt
Title: Friday Barnes No Rules
Publisher: Random House Australia
Published: January 2016