The Highland Falcon Thief: Exclusive Edition - Adventures on Trains (Paperback)
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The Highland Falcon Thief: Exclusive Edition - Adventures on Trains (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 30/01/2020
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From the author of Beetle Boy comes a high-speed, rip-roaring yarn of mystery and adventure set on the last journey of the royal train, The Highland Falcon.  

Waterstones exclusive edition with additional content from illustrator Elisa Paganelli of The Highland Falcon and its passengers

Adventures on Trains is a major mystery series from the prize-winning M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman. First stop, The Highland Falcon Thief, a breathless train journey full of deceptions, puzzles and clues to solve.

Harrison Beck is reluctantly joining his travel-writer Uncle Nat for the last journey of the royal train, The Highland Falcon. But as the train makes its way to Scotland, a priceless brooch goes missing, and things are suddenly a lot more interesting. As suspicions and accusations run high among the passengers, Harrison begins to investigate and uncovers a few surprises along the way. Can he solve the mystery of the jewel thief and catch the culprit before they reach the end of the line?

Hear whispers in the dining car, find notes in the library, and unknown passengers among the luggage as you help Harrison to solve the mystery aboard one of the world's grandest trains. Fast-paced and packed with illustrations and clues, Adventures on Trains is a stop you won't want to miss!

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781529013061
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 264 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'This brilliant detective story captures the romance of steam…a first-class book.' - The Daily Telegraph

'With the Highland Falcon Thief, M. G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman bring the classic mystery on a train bang up to date with a carriage-load of wit and suspense.' - Ross Welford, author of Time Travelling with a Hamster

'A thrill-ride of a mystery, guaranteed to be one of the most fun, atmospheric page turners of 2020.' - Lauren St John, author of Kat Wolfe Investigates

'A super-fun middle-grade mystery with steam-trains and samoyeds. I loved it!' - Peter Bunzl, author of Cogheart

'A fabulous fast-paced ride, packed with clues, illustrations and intrigue.' - Bookseller 

'Loved every page of this wild madcap delightful ride of a book! Cracking characters, page-turningly pacey, hilarious and nail-biting in turns . . . glorious. It's going to be a smash hit.' - Liz Hyde, author of Bearmouth

'Mysteries on trains - what's not to love? This absolutely rips along, perfect for the railhead child in your life!' - Ross Montgomery, author of Perijee and Me

'I have a station announcement: their collaboration is a chuffing triumph. Fans of Agatha Christie, or, more recently, Robin Stevens and Katherine Woodfine, should adore this mystery which makes a steam trail all of its own.' - Alex O'Connell, The Times Children's Book of the Week 

'A runaway romp of a read.' - Piers Torday, author of The Lost Magician

'Like Murder on the Orient Express but better . . . a terrific read!' - Frank Cottrell Boyce, author of Millions

'Written with a real deftness of touch, I loved this thrilling mystery and can't wait for Hal's next adventure.' - Christopher Edge, author of The Many Worlds of Albie Bright

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Gavin Hetherington

“A Train Ride of Thrills!”

I did not see that coming!

The Highland Falcon Thief is the first book in a brand new series - Adventures on Trains. I do like trains, and I like mysteries, and I like mysteries set on trains, so already I knew I was... More

Paperback edition
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“All Aboard! An unmissable 2020 release.”

I went into this booking thinking "Hmm, trains, that's a novel concept, not sure I've ever thought much about trains before...", and I've come out of it immediately desperate to book a steam... More

Paperback edition
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“A steam enveloped crime novel, a book for steam train enthusiasts & everyone who enjoys a stupendous adventure!”

M.G. Leonard - the author of the phenomenal Beetle Boy series has collaborated with Sam Sedgman for this new book - a proper adventure - of the old school. Just as good as Beetle Boy - but about steam trains. ... More

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