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Lee, Y. S. 1974-

A spy in the house / Y.S. Lee. - 1st U.S. ed. - Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010. - 335 p. ; 22 cm. - The Agency ; bk. 1. . - Lee, Y. S. 1974- (Ying S.), Agency. .

"A Mary Quinn mystery"--Cover.

Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.

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Historical mystery novels.
Mystery and detective stories.
Swindlers and swindling--Fiction.
Household employees--Fiction.
Sex role--Fiction.

London (England)--History--19th century--Fiction.
Great Britain--History--Victoria, 1837-1901--Fiction.

Young adult fiction.
Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.

PZ7.L591173 / Spy 2010