Hayley Webster

The After School Crime Club



In “The After School Crime Club” by Hayley Webster, twins Emma and Ethan unearth an old mystery in their town. Reviving the legendary club, they become amateur sleuths. As they dig deeper, danger looms, and they must rely on each other’s strengths to uncover the truth. A thrilling middle-grade adventure awaits!

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In “The After School Crime Club” by Hayley Webster, an enthralling tale of mystery, friendship, and youthful curiosity unfolds in the quaint town of Willowbrook.

Twelve-year-old twins, Emma and Ethan, couldn’t be more different. Emma is the epitome of bookishness, with her nose always buried in detective novels and a keen eye for details. Meanwhile, Ethan is an adventure-loving, technology-savvy whiz, always eager to explore the world around him. Despite their contrasts, the siblings share an insatiable curiosity and an unbreakable bond.

When their beloved after-school program at Willowbrook Elementary is suddenly canceled, Emma and Ethan find themselves adrift, searching for a new extracurricular activity to fill the void. But fate has a different plan for them. A peculiar and unexpected event leads the twins to discover an old, dusty, and seemingly abandoned building hidden deep within the woods near their school.

Intrigued by the building’s mysterious aura, Emma and Ethan can’t resist venturing inside. To their surprise, they stumble upon a collection of old case files, each detailing unsolved mysteries and bizarre occurrences that have taken place in Willowbrook over the years. The room they’ve discovered turns out to be the long-forgotten headquarters of the legendary “After School Crime Club.”

Fuelled by their desire for adventure and armed with their individual skills, Emma and Ethan decide to revive the once-famous club, taking on the role of amateur sleuths. As they delve into the secrets of their town’s past, they begin to unearth shocking truths, hidden lies, and unsolved riddles. Along the way, they find themselves entangled in a web of clues that connects present-day events with unresolved mysteries from decades ago.

However, the deeper they dig, the more dangerous the investigation becomes. The twins soon realize that some secrets are best left undisturbed, and the consequences of their relentless pursuit might jeopardize more than just their after-school activities. Emma and Ethan must navigate through twists and turns, forge new friendships, and rely on each other’s strengths to uncover the truth before it’s too late.

“The After School Crime Club” is a captivating middle-grade novel that seamlessly blends heartwarming relationships, puzzling enigmas, and thrilling adventures. Hayley Webster weaves a tale that celebrates the power of curiosity, the importance of teamwork, and the timeless spirit of youthful curiosity, leaving readers of all ages spellbound until the final page. Get ready to join Emma and Ethan on a rollercoaster of mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end.

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Weight 186 g
Dimensions 19.7 × 12.8 cm