The Body at the Tower (The Agency, Book 2)

Nearly a full-fledged member of a ladies’ detective agency, Mary Quinn is back for another mystery. After a body is found at the bottom of nearly completed tower, Mary sets out to solve the death. Disguised as an errand boy at the work site, she discovers a few hidden secrets about the site engineer, Mr. Harkness, including evidence that someone is stealing building supplies. Could one of these secrets be linked to a suicide? Or, was the person murdered?

A gripping, fast-paced mystery that is intriguing. The characters are well-developed. The plot holds the reader’s attention. Fans who like mysteries, detective stories, and historical fiction will enjoy reading this book.

Rating: ★★★★✩
Review by Jessica Moody, Olympus Jr. High School Media Center

The Body at the Tower (The Agency, Book 2)
A Mary Quinn Mystery
Written by Y.S. Lee
Candlewick Press
352 p.
ISBN: 9780763649685
Released August 10, 2010

Find out more about the Agency series and author Y.S. Lee at her web site,

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