Mystery of the Night Watchers (Paperback)
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Mystery of the Night Watchers (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages
Published: 08/07/2021
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From the bestselling author of The Garden of Lost Secrets and The House of One Hundred Clocks, A.M. Howell, comes a gripping new adventure filled with buried secrets and dark lies, set against the evocative backdrop of the Edwardian era.

MAY, 1910

As the blazing Halley's comet draws close to the earth, Nancy is uprooted to start a new life in Suffolk with a grandfather she has never met. With every curtain drawn shut, Nancy is forbidden from leaving her grandfather's house: no one must know that her or her mother are there.

Yet, when Nancy discovers the house's secret observatory, she watches her mother and grandfather creep out every night... Where are they going? And why mustn't any of them be seen? As the mysteries pile up, Nancy must bring dark secrets from the past to light - even if doing so will put her own life at risk.

Praise for A.M. Howell

WINNER OF THE MAL PEET CHILDREN'S AWARD
WINNER OF THE EAST ANGLIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR
A SUNDAY TIMES CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK

"Gripping plot as well as authentic historical detail." The Daily Mail

"Fans of Emma Carroll will adore this historical tale of derring-do and righted wrongs." The Times

"Atmospheric, full of period detail, and most importantly, thrilling." The i

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781474991063
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 198 x 141 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Another superb historical adventure by A.M. Howell... An Edwardian mystery with a refreshingly modern feel - The Daily Telegraph

Excites and intrigues from the first few pages to the very end. Utterly absorbing, it's historical mystery at its very best. - Amy Raphael, author of The Forest of Moon and Sword

Wonderfully atmospheric read - Hannah Gold, author of The Last Bear

A thrilling tale of secrets, sisters and power gone wrong - Judith Eagle, author of The Secret Starling

A writer who sweeps you up and carries you along - Andy Shepherd, author of The Boy Who Grew Dragons

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“History & mystery perfectly combined”

It's 1910 and, with Halley's Comet visible in the sky and only days away from reaching its closest point to Earth, Nancy and her sister Violet are surprised that their mum is taking them from their home in... More

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“I LOVED this book”

I loved this book, it was full of intrigue, history, some really likeable characters - and some not so likeable. It’s so well written and you can imagine the scents and smells in the apothecary, see the comet from the... More

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Chris Soul UK

“A.M Howell's best yet! Compelling, mysterious and full of dazzling period detail.”

Of all of A.M. Howell's wonderful historical fiction books for children, this has to be my new favourite. With a compelling mystery that builds like the fire of Halley's comet and with evocative period... More

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