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The Firebird Mystery: A Jack Mason Adventure

by Darrell Pitt
£6.99   paperback  Text Publishing Co (2014)

The Firebird Mystery: A Jack Mason Adventure by Darrell Pitt Commended, The Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Younger Readers, 2015
 
Jack Mason has grown up as an acrobat in a circus. Now, after the tragic death of his parents, he must live inside the gloomy walls of Sunnyside Orphanage in London, a city of fog and snow, filled with airships, steam cars and metrotowers that stretch into space.
 
Luckily for Jack, he’s taken under the wing of the brilliant and eccentric detective Ignatius Doyle. Little does he know how dangerous life is about to become.
 
A girl named Scarlet Bell comes seeking the great detective’s help. Her father has been kidnapped, and the future of the world itself may be at stake. Is the evil hand of Professor M pulling all the strings? Mr Doyle and Jack know there is no time to lose.
 
With all its twists and turns and helter-skelter action, The Firebird Mystery is an addictive story and a spellbinding homage to the world of Victorian literature that will appeal to readers of all ages.

ISBN 13: 9781922147752 | ISBN 10: 1922147753