Once Upon a Crime (The Sisters Grimm, Book 4)
When fairy-tale detectives Sabrina and Daphne Grimm venture back to the big city to help a friend, they land in the middle of a big mystery. Puck’s father, King Oberon, has been murdered, and the Grimms suspect one of the many famous (and infamous) fairy-tale folk who call the city home. Can they find the culprit while coming to terms with their mother’s secret life? And will Sabrina ever accept her family’s destiny?
Funny and fast-paced, this series puts a fresh spin on girl-detective stories and has won an everexpanding number of fans.
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him for it. Puck was banished from Faerie. That was more than ten years ago and we hadn't heard from him… until yesterday," Moth said. "He's been stuck in Ferryport Landing. It's like a big roach motel. You can check in but you can't check out," Sabrina said. "From what I know of him you shouldn't be too upset he left. Puck would drive you crazy. You're better off without him." "How dare you!" Moth cried. "King Puck is a great fairy." "Sorry," Sabrina said. "But I have to ask you, if he left
to understand who or what Canis was, and then ran back up the steps. "The rest of you stay down here and hide. I should go and see if I can be of some help," Mr. Canis said. "Me, too," Hamstead added. "Ernest, be careful," Bess said, squeezing his pink hand. In a flash, the two men were back up the steps and gone from view. "You heard him, girls," Relda said. "Keep safe and keep moving." They ran through the boat, looking for a safe nook to scurry into, but the boat was completely overrun by
Veronica Grimm have to be worth something, not to mention a princess of the royal court to sweeten the pot. Friends, we're going to get one enormous holiday bonus!" Everyone cheered. "Now, rules of the sea are we treat our prisoners with civility, so help yourselves to the buffet. The DJ will be playing for another half hour and then we're going to do some karaoke. Relax, try to have some fun, but don't even think about singing 'Love Shack.' That's my song." "Silver!" Moth cried. "When Titania
couldn't live knowing she'd let her parents' kidnapper get away. "Let go, you foolish child!" Oz shouted from above. Sabrina could see he was struggling to untie the rope she was holding onto, but he was having no success. "How do I wake them up?" Sabrina cried, pulling herself hand over hand up the rope. "How do I wake up my parents?" "This is all pointless, Sabrina. You can't fight the master or me. The future is coming. Now let go." "No!" Sabrina had reached the basket. She grabbed onto
she heard Puck shout, and another foul-smelling explosion splattered the ground just inches away. Luckily, Daphne pulled Sabrina back in the nick of time. "C'mon!" The little girl shouted as she fled from the path and into the forest. "No! That's what he wants us to do!" Sabrina cried. "We don't have any other choice," Daphne said as another glop grenade exploded onto the tree next to them. They ran through an outcropping of tightly packed frozen maples. Sabrina hoped the trees would provide