By Robin Benway
Being a 16-year-old safecracker and active-duty daughter of foreign spies has its moments, reliable and undesirable. professionals: Seeing the area one crime-solving event at a time. Having mom and dad with tremendous cool jobs. Cons: by no means staying in a single position lengthy sufficient to have acquaintances or a boyfriend. yet for Maggie Silver, the largest perk of all has been warding off highschool and the accompanying cliques, undesirable lunches, and frustratingly basic locker mixtures. Then Maggie and her mom and dad are despatched to ny for her first solo task, and all of that adjustments. She'll have to attend a personal university, stay away from the temptation to hack the school's safety approach, and befriend one aggravatingly lovable Jesse Oliver to achieve the fundamental details she must crack the case . . . all whereas attempting to not blow her conceal.
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