Mondays are Murder: Poppy Fields Mystery 1 by Tanya Landman

Mondays are Murder: Poppy Fields Mystery 1

Written by Tanya Landman
Part of the Poppy Fields Murder Mystery Series

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A gripping murder mystery with a fast moving plot that twists and turns as one gruesome event follows another. Poppy is off to a remote Scottish island to take part in a free action-packed adventure holiday. But right from the first there are some odd and scary things going on. Can Poppy keep her nerve and can she uncover the mysteries that are going on behind the scenes? Tanya is the author of a number of novels for slightly older readers and this title is the first in a proposed mystery series. It’s spot on.


Mondays are Murder: Poppy Fields Mystery 1 by Tanya Landman

When eleven-year-old Poppy Fields goes on an activity holiday to a remote Scottish island, she is looking forward to a week of climbing, hill-walking and horse riding. But things take a bad turn when their instructor has what appears to be a fatal abseiling accident.


This is a fast-paced page turner with a likeable heroine, believable characters and a sharp, tight plot that keeps you guessing whodunit * South Wales Echo * A page-turning plot * School Librarian Journal *

About the Author

Tanya Landman

Tanya Landman has written numerous books for children and young people, including Buffalo Soldier, winner of the Carnegie Medal, Apache, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Booktrust Teenage Prize, The Goldsmith's Daughter and Hell and High Water, shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Sam Swann and Poppy Fields mystery series and the beautiful picture book Mary's Penny. Tanya lives in Bideford, Devon, with her husband and their two sons. Read more about the author here.

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112 pages
Interest Age: From 10 years


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2009




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