Maureen The Detective: The Age Of Immigration
Maureen the Detective: The Age of Immigration (Sisters in Time)
Maureen The Detective: The Age Of Immigration
Veda Boyd Jones
Time Period:  1903  When her parents died, young Maureen O'Callaghan was sent from Ireland to the United States to begin a new life in the Stevenson family. At age eleven, she's ready to become a U.S. citizen-just as soon as she can solve the case of who's stealing artwork from her employer's mansion. Maureen the Detective is an exciting mystery and an intriguing look at what drew, and continues to draw, so many people to the shores of America. Using actual historical events to tell a compelling fictional story, the Sisters in Time series is perfect for personal reading, church libraries, or home schooling.

Book Details


  • Historical Fiction
  • Mystery

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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After Maureen and Mark take the job offer that Mrs. Hoag gave them for finding her purse and returning it to her, they start cataloging every item she has in each very large room in her mansion. In the western room Maureen just absolutely loves one piece of artwork called the Wicked Pony. She loves it so much that she asks if she can take a picture of it. When they get the film developed Maureen asks Mrs. Hoag if she can compare the picture to the statue, but when she goes to find the statue another statue is in its place instead. Mrs.

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