The Ghouls of Howlfair

The Ghouls of Howlfair

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The scariest legends are about to come true!

Molly Thompson has lots of questions. Questions like, is her Aunt Carol an undead fiend who drinks the blood of the living? Is she secretly lurking in the attic? And is Molly's friend Lowry a descendant of a long line of Kroglin werewolves?

Serious young historian Molly suspects that the creepy legends about her tourist town of Howlfair are starting to come true. But when her mother bans her from doing any further research, bookworm Molly and her friends - Lowry and guardian-cat Gabriel - become covert monster-hunters to keep Howlfair safe. It seems that someone is secretly trying to summon Howlfair's mythical monsters, and with the election of a new town mayor looming, everything - and everyone - is becoming increasingly suspicious...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 20mm | 234g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1406386685
  • 9781406386684
  • 9,066

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'A fabulously spooky read from the start. So refreshing to see a bold, resourceful and empathetic female protagonist who isn't afraid to stand out! I devoured this book in nearly one sitting. Nick has just made one heck of a splash onto the scene of spooky middle-grade fiction.' * Lindsay Currie, author of THE PECULIAR INCIDENT ON SHADY STREET * 'This spooky mystery is brilliantly written, VERY funny and has the BEST female protagonist I have come across in an age - in fact, I would gladly follow Molly Thompson to the Gates of Hell and back! Utterly brilliant!' * Imogen White, author of the ROSE MUDDLE MYSTERIES * 'I loved Saint Valentine - it takes you straight back to being thirteen. [Protagonist] Neil knows he's not a romantic good-looking loner - he's shy, sweet, and achingly self-conscious, and therefore a delightful literary hero. I wish I'd invented him.' * Jacqueline Wilson *
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About Nick Tomlinson

Nick Tomlinson is a former English, Drama and Special Needs teacher, academic learning mentor, singing waiter and admin clerk. He has performed in a sell-out show at the Edinburgh Fringe, accidentally camped on a military target range in West Africa, and managed to pass his karate black belt grading despite choking on his gum shield. A lifelong bookworm, Nick has been writing stories since he was five. His adult novel, Saint Valentine, was published by Transworld in 2004. Nick lives in Herefordshire.
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