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A thrilling mystery story which crackles with tension as the secrets of a tomb that has closed for 3000 is about to be opened. The Benben Stone looks just like a black rectangular stone but its discovery is one of the most important finds. The stone is thought to have special properties; it can grant eternal life and hidden within it there is secret magic. Ryan, the son of the top journalist covering the opening, is thrilled to be at the opening. But Ryan has no idea just how wrong things can go! Helped by Cleo McNeil, daughter of the lead archaeologist, Ryan finds himself caught up in a dangerous race to beat their enemies to solving the Phoenix Code.
When Ryan Flint accompanies his journalist mother to an archaeological expedition in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, he isn't expecting life-threatening danger and a 3,000-year-old murder mystery - but that's exactly what he finds! Before he knows it, he has joined forces with Cleo McNeil, an archaeologist's daughter, to solve secret codes, discover an ancient treasure and outwit a strange cult intent on gaining possession of the relic. Can Ryan and Cleo unravel the mystery and solve the Phoenix Code before it's too late?
Praise for Adventure Island: The Mystery of the Whistling Caves
The Famous Five meets Artemis Fowl in The Mystery of the Whistling Caves, an up to the minute adventure with postmodern Blytonian references. THE BOOKSELLER
a great romp of a story, definitely a page turner, and would make fabulous holiday reading THE BOOKBAG
|Publication date:||3rd July 2014|
|Publisher:||Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery|
Helen Moss was born in 1964 and grew up in Worcestershire and Saudi Arabia. After a degree in psychology and philosophy at Oxford University, Helen went on to do PhD research at Cambridge University. She spent a year in Portland, Oregon and returned to devote herself full-time to writing. She signed up for some creative writing classes and was immediately hooked. Helen lives in a small village just outside Cambridge, with her husband, two sons, two border collies, two guinea pigs, two dwarf hamsters, 20 hens and a cockerel called Wilfred.More About Helen Moss