Mean Streets: The Chicago Caper by Graham Marks

Mean Streets: The Chicago Caper

Written by Graham Marks

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Combining the action-packed exploits of Alex Rider with the historical adventures of a Young Indiana Jones, Mean Streets is a gripping story of conspiracy and kidnap. After having recovered from his adventure in Constantinople, Trey is staying at the Circle M Ranch outside Topeka, Kansas, owned by his Gramps, the original T Drummond MacIntyre. But it's quiet in Topeka and Trey is bored until that is he discovers that ‘Tino The Lip Corezzi’, a famous gangster, lives just down the road. A new mystery and an exciting adventure begins for Trey as he soon finds himself thrown into the middle of a mafia-backed plot to derail the presidential elections. From detective work to kidnapping, Trey is thrust into the frightening, secretive world of the mafia and despite all that has come before, nothing can prepare him for the dangerous world that awaits him on the Mean Streets of Chicago! ...


Mean Streets: The Chicago Caper by Graham Marks

A breathtaking spy mystery set in the 1920s, sequel to critically-acclaimed children's author Graham Marks' fantastic I Spy, a gripping story of one boy's fight to find his father.


'Graham Marks just gets better and better with every book he writes' - Melvin Burgess

'A novel to be devoured in one sitting' - Garth Nix on Graham Mark's Kai-ro

About the Author

Graham Marks

Graham Marks was our Guest Editor in August 2010. Click here to see his selections.

Graham Marks spent the first six years of his life following his father, an RAF pilot, between postings. He was sent to boarding school at the age of 13, and then went to Harrow School of Art to study Information Graphics. He has written a number of teen novels for Bloomsbury including Zoo and Tokyo, as well as books for Usbourne, including I Spy: The Constantinople Caper.

Graham worked as a graphic designer before becoming a full‐time children’s author. As well as being the former Children’s Editor of Publishing News, Graham has written everything from comic strips and film tie‐ins to many critically‐acclaimed novels for children and young adults. Graham lives in Muswell Hill, North London.

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288 pages
Interest Age: 9+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st December 2010




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