In this adventure story for nine to 12-year-olds, a young teen from the present day finds himself sharing the memories and dreams of a boy from the 1930s - one of a small gang of junior sleuths masquerading as the all-seeing Invisible Detective.
In this exciting, rip-roaring series of fast-paced adventures for 9-12s, a young teen from the present day finds himself sharing the memories and dreams of a boy from the 1930s...One of a small gang of junior sleuths masquerading as the all-seeing Invisible Detective. London, Today: Arthur Drake is beginning to understand how he is linked to the boy who wrote the Invisible Detective's casebook over eighty years ago. But there's no time to investigate further - a monster is loose in London, and Arthur must get help from the past...London, 1936: Whatever your problem, the Invisible Detective can find the answer. He is a mystery, an enigma. In fact, the truth about the Invisible Detective is known by only four children - the ones who created him. Meg can spot if you're lying. Jonny can run faster than anyone. Flinch can squeeze through the smallest of gaps. And Art...he's their leader. How can a daring bank robbery be linked to a missing cat? Why are the local rats overrunning houses and attacking people? Where will the trail of discarded bank notes lead? It seems that only the Invisible Detective can discover the answers as the kids hunt for the robbers - and track down a monster...
Justin Richards is the author of over a dozen genre and sf novels, as well as non-fiction books, audio and television scripts. He has edited anthologies of short stories, been a technical writer, founded and edited a media journal, and contributed articles to many mainstream magazines. Before all that he worked for a multinational computer company. At present, Justin is best known for acting as Creative Consultant to the BBC Books range of Doctor Who novels, and his own novels for the series are consistently popular. Justin is married with two sons - neither of whom is even slightly invisible.
The Shadow Beast by Justin Richards
Invisible Detective S.
Used - Very Good
Simon & Schuster
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