Bleakley Brothers Mystery: What Manor of Murder? - A Bleakley Brothers Mystery (Paperback)Christopher William Hill (author)
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A BLEAKLEY BROTHERS MYSTERY by OSBERT THE AVENGER author Christopher William Hill
What's that you say? You're off to Bleakley Manor? On Michaelmas eve? But dear child, hasn't anyone told you the legend of Old Bramble Head, who rises once a year to claim another victim from the unfortunate Bleakley household...
Which one will it be this time? And could there be foul play? Crime-busting brothers Horatio and Eustace Bleakley feel certain they smell a rat. Or is that Cook's dinner?
More importantly, can they solve the mystery before another Bleakley bites the dust?
Go ahead and find out... if you dare!
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 255 g
Dimensions: 200 x 169 x 20 mm
A mystery that would baffle Sherlock Holmes himself! * Teachwire *
With a period setting, this is an intriguing and absorbing book, with a super cast of characters who are the perfect mix. * Parents in Touch *
What Manor of Murder? is a classic murder mystery for younger readers. Its author, Christopher William Hill, clearly knows this genre inside out, and packs the story with countless classic crime tropes. Spooky old mansions, gruesome murders, suspicious-looking servants and enigmatic inspectors, give the book the feel of a good old Agatha Christie romp, but the characters' youth and a raft of spiffing good jokes make it perfect for a young audience. * Books for Keeps *
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