Books by Caroline Carlson

THE WORLD'S GREATEST DETECTIVE by Caroline Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"A whodunit that fails to intrigue. (Mystery. 8-12)"
Following the disappearance of his parents, 11-year-old Toby is passed from relative to relative before landing with his uncle Gabriel, a master detective. Read full book review >
THE TERROR OF THE SOUTHLANDS by Caroline Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Bland pirate burlesque with plenty of standard-issue buckling of swash—but dead in the water with regard to story arc, in just its second volume. (map) (Fantasy. 10-13)"
Fledgling pirate captain Hilary bravely engages in nonpiratical behavior to rescue kidnapped friends and expose chicanery in high places. Read full book review >
MAGIC MARKS THE SPOT by Caroline Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2013

"Even the gargoyle comes away with a pirate hat. A polite chorus of 'Aaarrgghh's all round, please, for this rather twee outing. (Fantasy. 10-13)"
A conked-out attacker lying in a pool of…beet juice is as close as this dainty piratical escapade gets to actual gore or violence. Read full book review >