A second solo adventure awaits Max the time-travelling Tonkinese cat in this special Christmas short story. Invited to accompany a well-known figure on a whirlwind trip into the past, he sets off on a mission to search for something very precious to Joe and Jemima Lancelot - the location of their missing parents. The hunt reveals tantalising clues to this mystery and ends with a special surprise for the twins.
"Shadows from the Past" won Best Middle Grade series.
Who is this young man? That's the first mystery my young time-travellers must solve in The Shadow of the Tudor Rose. Do you know who he is?
In 1588 Elizabeth the First faces the greatest challenge of her reign. A plot to invade England and overthrow the Queen has been hatched by her bitterest enemy, the Spanish. Arriving in Elizabethan London, my young time-travellers overhear a conversation that leads them into a web of conspiracy. Can they solve the mystery of the Tudor Rose?
Max the talking Tonkinese cat has a third solo adventure in this seasonal short story. What happens when the feline hero is trapped in the attic one night? Will he escape the clutches of the Christmas fairy, a regiment of soldiers and three obstreperous French hens in time to enjoy a holiday with his family? One thing’s for sure, the Twelve Days of Christmas will never seem quite the same again …
The year is 1483 and two young boys are being held prisoner in the Tower of London by their own uncle. Almost without hope, they fear for their lives. Who will come to their rescue? The answer is simple - 3 intrepid young time-travellers and their talking Tonkinese cat!