A thrilling tale of catastrophe and courage... The exhilarating second Cogheart Adventure: the bestselling series of fantastical imagination set in a gripping Victorian world, from award-winning Peter Bunzl.
It's hard to escape the secrets from the past.
Storm clouds gather over Lily and Robert's summer when criminal mastermind the Jack of Diamonds appears. For Jack is searching for the mysterious Moonlocket - but that's not the only thing he wants.
Suddenly, dark secrets from Robert's past plunge him into danger. Jack is playing a cruel game that Robert is a part of. Lily and Malkin, the mechanical fox, must stay one step ahead before Jack play his final, deadly card...
"I raced through it... A must-read for all fans of adventure - children or not." Kiran Millwood Hargrave
"A 'tockingly' good steampunk mystery." Kirkus
"Adventure by the spadeful!" ReadingZone
"A spellbinding sequel, a roller coaster journey full of catastrophe, buried secrets, breathtaking courage and intrigue." Lancashire Post
This is Book 2 in the The Cogheart Adventures Series. See all The Cogheart Adventures books here.
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Peter grew up in South London in a rambling Victorian house with three cats, two dogs, one sister, an antique-dealer dad and an artist mum. He is a BAFTA-winning animator, as well as a writer and film-maker. Like Lily and Robert, he loves adventures and reading penny dreadfuls, but wishes dearly that he had a mechanical fox called Malkin. Skycircus is his thMore about Peter Bunzl