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Friday, February 21, 2014

The Hunt for the Seventh by Christine Morton-Shaw

Reviewed By: N.W.
Jim Brown has just moved to Minerva Estate which is a fancy English estate. Jim and his family have just lost their mom. There dad decided to try for a fresh start and accepts a trial job as the head gardener. Right when they get there Jim knows something is not right. Jim and his sister Sally go on a wild mystery to try to find out why and how all the children who lived on the estate died. With Sally's charm and Jim's smarts they have to try to stop some ancient curses from hurting innocent people.
Why I Picked it Up: I wanted something good to read.
Why I Finished It: This book's exciting plot made me read it all the way through!
I’d Give this Book To: I would recommend it to anyone wanting a good spooky mystery!

**Librarian Side Note** Despite the boring-ish looking cover, this book really was a good mystery!  Yet another 2014 Rebecca Caudill nominee, this was ranked in my top 7 (get...7, hunt for the seventh!), but maybe that's because I'm a sucker for a mystery!  Bad jokes aside, stop in the library to check this book out today.

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