The collected hard-boiled cases of nursery rhyme-noir with Detective Harry Pigg.
Contains The Third Pig Detective, The Ho Ho Ho Mystery and The Curds and Whey Mystery.
Harry Pigg, the only surviving brother from the Big Bad Wolf attacks, has set up business as a private detective in Grimmtown, only things aren’t going too well. Down on his luck, with bills to pay and no clients in sight the outlook is poor.
But when your next customers are going to include local businessman Aladdin, the wife of Father Christmas and Little Miss Muffet, what follows is a hard-boiled casebook of nursery rhyme-noir – full of fairy tale villains, plenty of red herrings, a few close shaves, a couple of punch ups and some very clever twists indeed.
Funny, thrilling and always entertaining, Harry Pigg is an old breed of hero for a new generation.
The Third Pig Detective Agency series has been acclaimed by readers, crime writers and prize judging panels alike. If you haven’t discovered what makes Harry Pigg so popular then now is the time!