The Messenger Bird
Written by Ruth Eastham
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May 2012 Book of the Month.
Cleverly interweaving a modern day storyline with one from the 1940s, it's the story of Nathan who must find out what the link is between his father's recent disappearance and that of Lily, an ex-Bletchley Park employee, before it's too late for his dad. The author draws you in to both strands of the story - historical and modern day - with surprising twists and turns and puzzles to solve. With quality writing and a real page-turning quality it's a book readers will find hard to put down. Fans of Ruth Eastham's debut The Memory Cage, although quite different, will devour this as well.
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The Messenger Bird by Ruth Eastham
A thrilling adventure, packed with clue-solving and unexplained mysteries from World War II.
Nathan's father has been arrested. He works for the Ministry of Defence and is accused of leaking top secret information. But as he is dragged into a police car, he gives Nathan a message. It leads to a riddle, but it's not from Dad. It's from an ex-Bletchley Park employee, Lily Wilson, and was written in 1940. Nathan begins to follow the clues left behind by Lily. But how can this war-time story link to his father's fate? Hope for Dad's appeal is fading fast. He must solve the puzzle. Time is running out.
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3rd May 2012
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