From Amazon: After her triumph at the Chocolatiers’ Ball, Simone LaFray wants to fade into the shadows and avoid her newfound popularity—but it is not to be. Duty calls when a fellow junior spy goes missing from the posh Claymoore School in London, and Simone jumps at the assignment. Going undercover, she soon finds herself embroiled in a complicated game involving dark forces, the enigmatic OmniKey, and an unruly royal. First looks can be deceiving, but could a certain redheaded thief be pulling the strings? In this second book of the Simone LaFray Mysteries, Simone navigates school rivalries, oversees the opening of a new LaFray’s Patisserie, and finds herself questioning her loyalties as she prowls under the moonlight with the notorious Red Wolves. And to top it all off, the most popular boy in school can’t stop staring at her. The life of the world’s most promising young spy is about to get messy.
My Review: The second book in this series did not disappoint. Simone is a 12 year-old French spy. She lives with her mom and dad, and a little sister in Paris. Simone is special – she can map out any room or arena she’s in, she has great memory, and she has spy abilities beyond even adult spies. From Paris to London and a boarding school not to mention a new store opening with the queen making an appearance. Spying while at school, and when not in school, leaves little time to study for school, not that she needs it with her photographic memory. Fast paced and perfect for middle school readers on up to age 110. Five stars.