Thyme Running Out by Panama Oxridge

Thyme Running Out

Written by Panama Oxridge
Illustrated by Panama Oxridge
Part of the Tartan of Thyme Series

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As the threat of the Thyme Curse closes in on Justin's family, his life is once again thrown into complete turmoil. Will he finally unmask Agent X and his spy? Has Evelyn Garnet stolen his wristwatch? What's making Eliza the gorilla act so aggressively? Why is Sir Willoughby planning a secret trip in the time machine? And where has Justin's sister, Robyn, mysteriously vanished to? Only Nanny Verity knows the truth - but can she be found before it's too late?


Thyme Running Out by Panama Oxridge

This is the second in the 'Tartan of Thyme' series, the first of which is Justin Thyme. Click here to see all the books in the Justin Thyme series.

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?


'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


368 pages
Interest Age: From 9 To 12


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Inside Pocket Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st May 2012




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