Shadows of the Silver Screen by Christopher Edge

Shadows of the Silver Screen

Written by Christopher Edge
Part of the Twelve Minutes to Midnight Trilogy Series

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A gripping, page-turning adventure in which the new-fangled technology of film seems gradually to be taking over real life! Thirteen-year-old Penny Treadwell who owns and manages a magazine full of spine tingling stories, is excited that one of the stories is to be turned into a film. Actors and film-makers gather in a large house in a lonely setting; all looks ready for the adaptation but all too soon, things begin to go wrong. Can Penny stop the spooky drama that is about to enfold her? And will the film begin to affect the outcome of her own life?


Shadows of the Silver Screen by Christopher Edge

A mysterious filmmaker approaches The Penny Dreadful with a proposal to turn Montgomery Flinch's sinister stories into motion pictures. With Monty installed as the star of his production, filming begins but is plagued by a series of strange and frightening events. As Monty pleads with Penny to help him, she is drawn into the mystery, but soon finds herself trapped in a nightmare penned by her own hand. Can Penny uncover the filmmaker's dark secret before it's too late?

Shadows of the Silver Screen is the second in this Victorian mystery series...CLICK HERE to download an extract of the first adventure of Penelope Tredwell in Twelve Minutes to Midnight.

About the Author

Christopher Edge

Christopher Edge is an writer, freelance publisher and education consultant as well as an accomplished author of children's books.

He grew up in Manchester and before becoming writer, worked as an English teacher and editor.

His books include Twelve Minutes to Midnight and the Dead Ways Trilogy.

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 10


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Publication date

10th January 2013




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