About The Book

Meet Violet Remy-Robinson, an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making...

When a new family move in next door, Violet is sure there's something strange about them. Then her eccentric, but lovely neighbour, Dee Dee Derota, has a precious jewel stolen. Could the new family be to blame? Violet is on the case to uncover the truth…

In this fun story, perfect for fans of Dixie O'Day, Ottoline, Goth Girl and Darcy Burdock, everyone is bound to fall in love with Violet and the colourful characters that make up her world.
Read by Ashleigh Cheadle, narrator of The Bookshop Girl and How to Catch a Witch.

'Perfect for readers who liked the Ottoline books by Chris Riddell.' The Times
'A great heroine, an intriguing mystery, and brilliant use of language… Hugely recommended' YAyeahyeah
'Sherlock better watch out, 'cos Violet's about!' Wondrous Reads

About The Author

Harriet Whitehorn grew up in London, where she still lives with her husband and three daughters. She has studied at Reading University, the Architectural Association and The Victoria and Albert Museum and has always worked in building conservation. She currently works for English Heritage. Violet and the Pearl of the Orient was her first children’s book and the first in a series, followed by Violet and the Hidden Treasure, and Violet and the Smugglers.

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