The Midnight Peacock EPUB
Part of the The Sinclair's Mysteries series
A fast-paced historical mystery adventure for readers aged 9+ years, with gorgeous Edwardian period detail. Perfect for fans of Chris Riddell's Goth Girl series, Enid Blyton and Robin Stevens's Murder Most Unladylike series.
You are cordially invited to Sinclairâ€™s Midnight Peacock Ball!
The festive season has come to Sinclairâ€™s and Sophie and Lil are spending the holidays at snowy Winter Hall. But it turns out that this is no ordinary house party . . .
AsÂ sinister secretsÂ come to light, ourÂ intrepid heroinesÂ find themselves faced with a moreÂ baffling mysteryÂ than ever before!Â
With the help of their friends, can they uncover the truth in time to foil a trulyÂ diabolical plot?Â Or will Mr Sinclairâ€™s New Yearâ€™s Eve Midnight Peacock Ball spellÂ disasterÂ for the dauntless young detectives?
Prepare for shocks and surprises in the thrilling conclusion to the Sinclairâ€™s Mysteries!
Praise forÂ The Midnight Peacock:
'Katherine Woodbine brings her tautly plotted Edwardian series The Sinclair's Mysteries to a stylish conclusion, in a book filled with deft characterisation and delectable period detail.' TheÂ Guardian
Praise for The Clockwork Sparrow:
'A wonderful book, with a glorious heroine and a true spirit of adventureâ€™ â€“ KatherineÂ Rundell,Â authorÂ ofÂ Rooftoppers
â€˜A real page-turner, it has murders, spies and gangs of thieves. Thrilling!â€™ â€“Â Indiana, aged 10 years,Â LoveReadingforKidsÂ reviewer
'Dastardliness on a big scale is uncovered in this well-plotted, evocative novel' - Nicolette Jones,Â The Sunday Times
'It's a dashing plot, an atmospheric setting and an extensive and imaginative cast. Katherine Woodfine handles it all with aplomb' - Julia Eccleshare,Â Guardian
'An incredible read full of mystery, wonder and adventure...This is now one of my top ten.'Â - Celeste, age 13 years, LoveReading4Kids reviewer
The Midnight PeacockÂ is the fourthÂ book in the Sinclair's Mysteries quartet. The other two books are the bestsellingÂ The Clockwork Sparrow,Â The Jewelled MothÂ and The Painted Dragon.
Katherine Woodfine is a true champion of childrenâ€™s literature. Until 2015 she was Arts Project Manager for Booktrust, where she project-managed the Children's Laureateship and YALC, the UKâ€™s first Young Adult Literature Convention, curated by Malorie Blackman.
She isÂ part of the founding team at Down the Rabbit Hole, a monthly show for Resonance FM discussing childrenâ€™s literature.
Katherine blogs at followtheyellow.co.uk. She lives in London.
- Format: EPUB
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/10/2017
- Category: Crime & mystery fiction (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781780317496
- Paperback from £6.59