Winner of the 2011 Blue Peter Book of the Year Award, DEAD MAN'S COVE is the first book in a gripping adventure series about eleven-year-old ace detective, Laura Marlin, from award-winning author Lauren St John.
When orphaned Laura Marlin moves from a children's home to live with her uncle in Cornwall, she longs for a life of excitement just like the characters in her favourite detective novels.
A real life adventure is on hand as she is deposited at her uncle's spooky house . . . Why does her uncle, Calvin Redfern, forbid her to go to Dead Man's Cove? What's the truth about Tariq, the silent Indian boy who lives with the flamboyant Mukthars? Who is J? Who has left the message in a bottle for Laura to discover? Mysteries abound and who better to solve them than Laura Marlin, ace detective?
Accompanied by her trusty companion, Skye, a three-legged husky, the dog she's always wanted, Laura's adventures begin in this first captivating mystery.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 20 mm
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An excellent book - great for Enid Blyton lovers. Could not put this book down - I read it in one go!
By Natalya Sharp Age 10.
I picked up this book in the library and I ended up spending 2 hours there. Now this book is one of the many amazing books that Lauren St. John has written and quite frankly brilliant books. She takes the story with a... More
Dead Man's Cove is one of my favourite books ever. At the start I found it a bit difficult to get into but when I continued with the book I found it extremely exciting and had lots of twists along the way.... More
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