“The latest Ruby Redfort adventure features Child’s trademark wit, with clever allusions to popular culture, gentle digs at out-of-it parents, and a complex yet accessible plot.” — Booklist Wild animals roaming around Twinford? Wisecracking Ruby Redfort has heard the rumors, though she doesn’t quite believe them. But as high society buzzes with news of a very exclusive perfume formula coming to town and some priceless jewelry goes missing, Ruby begins to sense a sinister plot in the works. Can our favorite action hero sniff out the clues in time to keep Twinford safe from evil scents? Well, let’s just say this is one of those times when you gotta forget the rules and follow your nose to survive.
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An entertaining escapade with an offbeat whiff. —Kirkus Reviews
The female protagonist in this novel is lively and will easily appeal to readers of both genders. —VOYA