The Deeping Secrets by Victor Watson

The Deeping Secrets

Written by Victor Watson

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It’s six months later, and the children who featured in the author's debut, Paradise Barn, find themselves in the midst of another intriguing set of events. After a train is blown up, the people in the village of Great Deeping become aware that there’s a spy in their midst, which threatens to spoil Molly’s plans for a carefree Easter holidays. However, the children soon become distracted by looking for buried treasure. And as their search continues they find more than they bargained for. Deeping Secrets is well imagined and cleverly plotted with its backdrop a brilliant recreation of wartime in rural Norfolk with vividly wrought characters about whom you care deeply.


The Deeping Secrets by Victor Watson

'Beautifully written and well-paced' Sunday Independent

'Familiar ingredients of Second World War Home Front fiction are given a fresh, emotionally acute treatment' the Bookseller

About the Author

Victor Watson

Victor Watson is a leading expert on children’s literature, editor of The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books, Assistant Director of Research at Homerton College, Cambridge and a Trustee of the Centre for the Children’s Book. He lives in Saffron Walden.

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272 pages


Victor Watson
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Catnip Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2011




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