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The Empress's Tomb

Kiki Strike

By Kirsten Miller

The Empress's Tomb
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2007,
    350 pages.
    Age range: Children


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Ananka is in danger of being sent to a remote boarding school; Kiki’s life (as always) is in danger, Betty seems to have found love in all the wrong places, and Oona….well, Oona’s the one in the most serious trouble of all. From Chinatown to Fifth Avenue, whether they are rescuing kidnapped children or resuscitating an ancient Empress at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Irregulars have a knack for finding trouble, and putting it out of its misery.

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"These characters are sassy, spirited and smart, and their adventures will appeal to young readers cut from the same mold." - Kirkus Reviews.

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Kirsten Miller Author Biography

Kirsten Miller (born 1973) works in advertising in New York City and is the author of the Kiki Strike series and The Eternal Ones. In 2001, the front lawn of a Manhattan nursing home collapsed to reveal an underground room, giving Miller the idea for the first book of the Kiki Strike series, set in the underground tunnels and rooms beneath the city. She created Kiki Strike and the Irregulars (named after Sherlock Holmes' Baker Street Irregulars) to explore these secret passageways.

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