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A Spy in the House

(2009)
(The first book in the Agency series)
A novel by

 
 
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.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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Used availability for Y S Lee's A Spy in the House

Hardback Editions

March 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Agency 1: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 0-7636-4067-0 / 978-0-7636-4067-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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Paperback Editions

April 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Agency: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 0-7636-8748-0 / 978-0-7636-8748-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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February 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Agency 1: A Spy in the House (The Agency Mysteries)
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 0-7636-5289-X / 978-0-7636-5289-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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February 2011 : USA Perfect Paperback
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Title: A Spy in the House (Agency)
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 1-61383-662-7 / 978-1-61383-662-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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April 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Spy in the House: A Mary Quinn Mystery
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 1-4063-1516-8 / 978-1-4063-1516-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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Audio Editions

September 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Agency 1: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 1-5113-3011-2 / 978-1-5113-3011-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
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December 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Agency 1: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 1-4418-9036-X / 978-1-4418-9036-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
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December 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Agency 1: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 1-4418-9037-8 / 978-1-4418-9037-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
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December 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Agency 1: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 1-4418-9038-6 / 978-1-4418-9038-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
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December 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Agency 1: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
ISBN: 1-4418-9039-4 / 978-1-4418-9039-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Spy in the House: The Agency 1
Author(s): Y S Lee
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

September 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
Publisher: Walker
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March 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Agency: A Spy in the House
Author(s): Y S Lee
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA