Thursday is on her toughest assignment yet, desperate to uneradicate Landen, prevent a coup by Yorrick Kaine, end the hostile takeover in Hamlet, stop Armageddon… And who will babysit her son while she does it?
Author: Jasper Fforde
Even though the sadistic Gingerbreadman broke out of prison, Det Jack Sprat and Sgt Mary Mary are demoted to searching for a missing journalist. Last seen at the three bears’ house.
Was Humpty’s fall an accident, or was it murder? It’s up to giant killer Jack Spratt of the Nursery Crime Division to find out whodunnit.
Thursday Next is hiding out, but the Well is a linguistic free-for-all with a murderer stalking Jurisfiction agents and nobody is safe, least of all Thursday herself.