Board the California Comet and help Harrison Beck to solve another heart-stopping mystery in the second Adventures on Trains story, Kidnap on the California Comet , from bestselling authors M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman.
After the excitement of his adventures aboard the Highland Falcon Thief, Harrison Beck can't wait for the opportunity to go on another amazing train journey. So when his Uncle Nat invites him aboard the California Comet, the iconic three-day train journey from Chicago to San Francisco, he leaps at the chance to travel. But when the daughter of billionaire entrepreneur August Reza goes missing en route, Hal finds himself with another mystery to solve. Can he uncover the kidnapper before the journey's end?
Kidnap on the California Comet can be read as a stand-alone novel, or enjoyed as part of the Adventures on Trains series. Join Hal and Uncle Nat on more stops in this thrilling series with: The Highland Falcon Thief , Murder on the Safari Star , Danger at Dead Man's Pass and Sabotage on the Solar Express.
Praise for the Series:
'Like Murder on the Orient Express but better!' - Frank Cottrell-Boyce on The Highland Falcon Thief
'A thrilling and hugely entertaining adventure story' - David Walliams on The Highland Falcon Thief
'A first class choo-choo-dunnit!' - David Solomons on Kidnap on the California Comet
' A high-speed train journey worth catching . . .The best yet' - The Times on Murder on the Safari Star
'This series just gets better and better' - Maz Evans on Danger at Dead Man's Pass
This is Book 2 in the Adventures on Trains Series. See all Adventures on Trains books here.
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M. G. Leonard is an award-winning, bestselling writer of children's books. Her Beetle Boy series has sold in 37 countries and she is currently writing the screenplay for a TV series based on the trilogy. Before becoming a writer, M. G. Leonard worked as a digital media producer for the National Theatre and Shakespeare's Globe. She is also a trained actor, daMore about M. G. Leonard
Sam Sedgman is a novelist, playwright and award-winning digital producer. His work has been performed internationally and shorltisted for the Courtyard Theatre award. He is the author of The Highland Falcon Thief and Race Across the World . He lives in London and is a lifelong train and mystery enthusiast.
Jennifer Gray lives in London and Scotland with her husband, four children and friendly but enigmatic cat, Henry. She has written the Atticus Claw series, the Chicken Mission series and the Guinea Pigs Online series, co-written with Amanda Swift. The first book in the Atticus series, Atticus Claw Breaks the Law, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children'sMore about Elisa Paganelli