Just discovered these cute mysteries. Well plotted, with delightful twists and turns. We stepped into these MG cozies in book 2, but there are quite a few by the author, and no need to read book 1 to understand what's going on. The MC plays a brainy Watson to her best friend's brash and brawny (in an action-sense) Holmes. Thumbs up from my 15-year-old daughter!