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Shadow of a Pug (Howard Wallace #2)

Casey Lyall


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/5/2017)


" it lands] in new territory, and the characters interact realistically and have real kid problems. . . . young mystery fans should be glad. --Kirkus Reviews
"The dialogue between Howard and Ivy continues to be delightfully witty and clever." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"My partner scanned the message and a slow grin took over her face as she said our four favorite words: 'We have a case.'"

Middle-school detectives Howard Wallace and Ivy Mason are itching for a juicy case. But when their friend and cohort Marvin hires them to prove his nephew-- ber-bully Carl Dean--didn't pugnap the school mascot, they're less than thrilled. To succeed, not only must Howard and Ivy play nice with Carl, they'll have to dodge a scrappy reporter and come face-to-face with Howard's worst enemy, his ex-best friend Miles Fletcher.

Can Howard deal with all these complications and still be there for Ivy when her life is turned upside down? Or will he once again find himself a friendless P.I.?

Union Square Kids, 9781454932604, 272pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2018

About the Author

Casey Lyall is a middle-grade writer from Southwestern Ontario. She works at her local library and is the author of the first two books in the Howard Wallace, P.I. series and the picture book Inky's Great Escape. Find her on Twitter as @CKLyall and at