We’re thrilled to announce that The Very Merry Murder Club, including stories from Benjamin Dean and Maisie Chan, has been selected as Waterstones’ Children’s book of the month for November.

Book of the Month is a campaign started by Waterstones to showcase the best in fiction, non-fiction, thriller and children’s. The chain will feature The Very Merry Murder Club prominently in displays nationwide, introducing thousands more young readers to this collection of festive villainy. There will also be a Waterstones exclusive edition with gorgeous sprayed edges.

A collection of wintery crime and mystery stories by thirteen of the most exciting and diverse authors in children’s books today!

Co-edited by Serena Patel, the award-winning author of the Anisha: Accidental Detective series and by Robin Stevens, author of the bestselling Murder Most Unladylike series.

Sleuthing through the snow, on a merry mysterious day, in disguise we go, investigating all the way . . .

This gorgeous wintery collection brings together thirteen bestselling, award-winning and exciting debut authors: Abiola Bello, Annabelle Sami, Benjamin Dean, E.L. Norry, Elle McNicoll, Dominique Valente, Joanna Williams, Maisie Chan, Nizrana Farook, Patrice Lawrence, Roopa Farooki, Serena Patel and Sharna Jackson. With stunning illustrations by Harry Woodgate.

Join them as part of the Very Merry Murder Club as they lead you on a snow-covered wintery journey of festive foul play and murderously magnificent mysteries!

The Very Merry Murder Club is available in paperback now.