Climb aboard the California Comet and join Harrison Beck as he solves the case of a kidnapped passenger in the second exciting Adventures on Trains book from bestselling mystery-writing duo M. G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman.
M.G. Leonard is the internationally bestselling author of the Battle of the Beetles trilogy and the non-fiction companion, The Beetle Collector's Handbook. Beetle Boy won the Branford Boase award and has been translated into thirty-seven languages worldwide. She is a beetle expert and lives in Brighton with her husband and two sons. Sam Sedgman is a novelist, playwright and award-winning digital producer. His work has been performed internationally and shortlisted for the Courtyard Theatre award. Written with his friend, M.G. Leonard, the bestselling The Highland Falcon Thief was Sam's first book for children. He lives in London and is a lifelong train and mystery enthusiast.
A slick and super-satisfying sequel with kidnap, card tricks and
the coolest train carriage ever! -- Ross Montgomery, author of
Perijee and Me
Wildly funny, with hairpin plot bends and inventive characters, this series is firmly on track to become a bestseller. * Daily Mail *
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 *
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 on The Highland Falcon Thief
A brilliant adventure, packed with blackmail, red herrings and silver superliners! * Mitch Johnson *