The Day It Rained Sidneys

The Day It Rained Sidneys : A Mystery

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GREAT MYSTERY FICTION FOR YOUNG READERS--OR ANYONE ELSE WHO LOVES A GOOD STORY! Here is a fast-paced mystery introducing a trembling but intrepid young hero. Derek Morgan lands in London eager to meet for the first time his pen pal, Sydney Pomeroy. After an unusually thorough customs search, a stranger approaches to tell him that unfortunately Sidney is dead; a young man races up and announces, "I am Sidney Pomeroy"; and as he leaves a terrified young man confides to Derek that he is Sidney Pomeroy. A bewildered Derek concludes that there must be a Sidney Pomeroy machine in London, the way they keep turning up. Reappearing Sidneys lead Derek to Portsmouth, home base of a secret nuclear submarine. Mystified by waterfront chases after midnight and lights that flash from ancient Portsmouth Castle, Derek struggles to dodge villains, discover allies, and unravel the secret of his missing friend. The suspenseful action of a spy thriller plus real English pea-soup fogs cannot dampen the spirits of the brash young hero of this story. This is one of the freshest, liveliest mystery adventure stories in teenage juvenile fiction. "The Day It Rained Sidneys" is a classic from the 1960's, here re-published by its author for modern readers to enjoy all over again. The author will also be re-publishing the other titles of his juvenile fiction books from the 1960's including: --Lance Todd At Mystery House --Lance Todd At Mystery Island --Stand Clear of Apache Arrows --Danger Rides The Night Ferry --Uncle Morgan's Ghostshow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 322g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508422176
  • 9781508422174
  • 1,847,577

About Budd Westreich

Budd Westreich interrupted his studies at the University of Mexico to enlist in the U.S. Army. He won a Bronze Star for his work on the front lines in Korea as an artillery forward observer. After returning to college to earn bachelor's and master's degrees, Mr. Westreich taught in the United States for a few years before going as a full-bright exchange teacher to Portsmouth, England. Living in the intriguing atmosphere of this historic port inspired his story, "The Day It Rained Sidneys." The author, who has published numerous novels and magazine stories for teenagers, also served as the Director of Public Information for the San Juan Unified School District in California. After acquiring a law degree, he has for the last 15 years been serving his community as a certified legal document preparer. He lives in Sacramento with his wife Alice who is the co-author with him of several books.show more