From the book jacket: This book promises suspense! Intrigue!
Mystery! Fairies fall out of books! Birds turn into dogs! Nuns turn into
lampposts! So I have no idea why you're still lingering here. . . . Start
reading! (Ages 9+)
Comment: N.E. Bode is the loosely veiled pseudonym of adult novelist Julianna Baggot (Girl Talk, 2001 & various short stories and poems). Like a number of recent children's authors, Bode remains a tangible presence in the story by keeping up a continuous stream of asides addressed directly to the reader. Personally, I find this style of writing mildly irritating as I find the commentary pulls me out of the story, rather than drawing me in; but then again, I'm about 3 decades older than the intended target audience, so what do I know about it!
Putting that mild criticism aside, The Anybodies is ...
The Kopp Sisters Return!
One of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs returns in another gripping adventure based on fact.
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