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A fast-paced medieval mystery which is cleverly plotted, fast-paced and full of intrigue.
See if you the reader can solve the riddle of the poisoned monk and of some missing treasure before Charlie who has been lifted out of his time to some 400 years earlier to do just that.
Charlie's mother is about to be taken for witchcraft, Charlie too. With the aid of Balthazar, his cat, he escapes - only to find himself in another time and a different kind of danger!
In medieval Northumbria there are sinister goings-on at Goslar Abbey. Someone is poisoning the monks. In peril of his own life, can Charlie decipher the runic riddle and solve the mystery?
A fast-paced tale of secrets, potions, hidden treasure!
|Publication date:||1st September 2006|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
Sarah Matthias studied at Oxford University and then worked for the BBC where she produced a documentary called The Nazi Hunter, based on the life and work of Simon Wiesenthal, a holocaust survivor who spent much of his life tracking down war criminals. A Berlin exhibition, Hitler and the Germans, Nation and Crime, further inspired her to research the wartime persecution of the Romani people. Sarah’s previous books include three well-received medieval mystery stories for children: The Riddle of the Poisoned Monk, Tom Fletcher and the Angel of Death and Tom Fletcher and the Three Wise Men. She ...More About Sarah Matthias