Mystery in the Palace of Westminster by Sarah Lustig (A&A Press, 2022), £7.99 (pbk), £3.99 (Kindle).
Follow the adventures of Theo Duncan – the son of the Prime Minister – and Samira Jhor, his school friend. As Theo’s dad, Will Duncan, struggles to pass historic House of Lords reform in Parliament, Theo and Sammy conduct a secret search for the stolen parliamentary mace and its thief. Join our heroes as they try to solve a mystery that has baffled Parliament.
LoveReading 4 Kids say this is a ‘great introduction to politics while also offering a twisting mystery to entertain readers’. This book is perfect for readers aged 10 years plus, who have enjoyed other middle grade mysteries, like Murder Most Unladylike and Adventures on Trains, and are ready for their next adventure.