Lily's life is in mortal peril. Her father is missing and now silver-eyed men stalk her through the shadows. What could they want from her? With her friends - Robert, the clockmaker's son, and Malkin, her mechanical fox - Lily is plunged into a murky and menacing world. Too soon Lily realizes that those she holds dear may be the very ones to break her heart... Murder, mayhem and mystery meet in this gripping Victorian adventure.
Storm clouds gather over Lily and Robert’s summer when criminal mastermind the Jack of Diamonds appears. For Jack is searching for the mysterious Moonlocket – but that’s not the only thing he wants. Soon, dark secrets from Robert’s past plunge him into danger, because Jack is playing a cruel game. Lily and Malkin, the mechanical fox, must stay one step ahead before Jack plays his final, deadly, card...
Mystery, myth and magic join forces in The Amber Pendant – the first book in the new Rose Muddle Mysteries series.
When Rose Muddle is plucked from the workhouse to become a maid in a grand mansion, she discovers that her new mistress has secret plans for her – plans which involve a strange amber pendant with extraordinary powers. But fearsome enemies lurk in the shadows, intent on finding the mysterious pendant. As the shadows begin to close in, can Rose uncover the truth of her own destiny to stop these forces of evil?
Imogen White was inspired by mysteries in the local history of Hove – from the Bronze Age to the present day. Read more...
Where the World Ends is a stunning new novel about survival from Geraldine McCaughrean, winner of the Carnegie Award and Whitbread Children's Fiction Award.
Every time a lad came fowling on the St Kilda stacs, he went home less of a boy and more of a man. If he went home at all, that is... In the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food. No one returns to collect them. Why? Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they have been abandoned to endure storms, starvation and terror. And how can they survive, housed in stone and imprisoned on every side by the ocean?
Grumpy penguins, pirates in bath tubs and alien cats intent on destroying the world are just some of the challenges Eddy Stone must face in these hilarious epic adventures.
When Eddy Stone finds a pirate in his Gran's bath, his miserable summer holiday turns into a treasure hunt. Setting sail in a ship-shaped shed, crewed by an old lady and a grumpy penguin, what could possibly stop them? All aboard for an EPIC adventure...
When Eddy Stone meets an alien cat on a mission to destroy Earth, his rainy weekend suddenly takes off. Shooting into outer space with his annoying cousin Millie, can Eddy stop the crazy kitty? 3-2-1: Counting down to an adventure that's out of this world...
Wonderfully told adventures Stephen Fry
A wonderful book about finding one's own voice Ann M. Martin, author of The Baby-Sitters Club, on Being Miss Nobody