Justin Thyme by Panama Oxridge
  

Justin Thyme

Written by Panama Oxridge

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This debut novel is a terrific blend of action, adventure, espionage and time travel set in the wilds of Scotland and featuring a 13 year old boy who believes that an anonymous gift he's been given will enable him to become a time traveller. It's a rip-roaring read and one that boys in particular are likely to get excited about. The second, Thyme Running Out is out as well.

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Synopsis

Justin Thyme by Panama Oxridge

Justin Thyme is a self-made billionaire living in a castle overlooking Loch Ness. The day he turns thirteen, he receives an anonymous gift: a fabulous watch with a puzzling message hidden on it. When he tells his father of his plans to build a time machine, the Laird of Thyme reveals tantalising fragments of past espionage and warns his son of a ruthless enemy keeping him under constant surveillance. At first, Justin fails to take Sir Willoughby seriously, but when a stranger arrives claiming to be his long-lost grandfather, Justin is wary - especially after his beloved Nanny insists the old man is an impostor. Suddenly, the race against time is on. Can Justin convert his vintage motorbike into a time machine, rescue his mum and discover the identity of their resident spy in less than a week ...or will the dreaded Thyme Curse claim another life?

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'Remarkable...Ingenious...' Sunday Times

About the Author

Panama Oxridge

Once a successful author of picture-puzzle books, Panama Oxridge accidentally happened upon the secret of time travel and, ever since, has been forced to adopt a pseudonym, wear a series of disguises and move house thirteen times! One day, the author would like to travel back in time to the historical moment young Isaac Newton discovered gravity.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
368 pages
Interest Age: From 11 To 14

Author

Panama Oxridge
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Author's Website

www.justinthyme.info/

Publisher

Inside Pocket Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9780956712288

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