Ballet Shoes meets Murder Most Unladylike in the second Swan House Ballet Mystery! Milly, her mum and her glamorous babushka head to the Nutcracker for a Christmas treat - but instead their evening ends in disaster. A dangerous trickster who calls himself 'the Mouse King' is playing a deadly game with Swan House, the ballet school for spies. As Milly navigates her second term, she starts to suspect there is more to the new Head of Ballet and his perfect daughter than meets the eye ... but will she let jealousy cloud her judgement? The stunning sequel to the critically-acclaimed Peril en Pointe. An action-packed ballet-spy mystery Wonderful ensemble cast, sharp dialogue and plenty of humour. Themes of friendship, rivalry, jealousy and confidence.
5AK Interest age: from c 9 years, 5AN Interest age: from c 12 years, ASDL Ballet, YFCF Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFS School stories (Children's / Teenage), YNDB Dance, ballet (Children's / Teenage), YXF Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage)