Other books byJustin Richards
Doctor Who: Devil in the Smoke
An Adventure for the Great Detective
An Adventure for the Great Detective! Madame Vastra, the fabled Lizard Woman of Paternoster Row, knew death in many shapes and forms. But perhaps one of the most bizarre of these was death by snow... On a cold day in December, two young boys, tired of sweeping snow from the workhouse yard, decide to build a snowman - and are confronted with a strange and grisly mystery. In horrified fascination, they watch as their snowman begins to bleed... The search for answers to this impossible event will plunge Harry into the most hazardousand exhilaratingadventure of his life. He will encounter a hideous troll. He will dine with a mysterious parlour maid. And he will help the Great Detective, Madame Vastra, save the world from the terrifying Devil in the Smoke.
Doctor Who: The Angel's Kiss
A Melody Malone Mystery
On some days, New York is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. This was one of the other days
Melody Malone, owner and sole employee of the Angel Detective Agency, has an unexpected caller. It’s movie star Rock Railton, and he thinks someone is out to kill him. When he mentions the kiss of the Angel,” she takes the case, for angels are Melody’s business
At the press party for Railton’s latest movie, studio owner Max Kliener invites Melody to the film set of their next blockbuster. He’s obviously spotted her potential, and Melody is flattered when Kliener asks her to become a star. But the cost of fame, she’ll soon discover, is greater than anyone could possibly imagine. Will Melody be able to escape Kliener’s dastardly plan—before the Angels take Manhattan?
The Death Collector
The foggy streets of Victorian London are thick with thieves. But when Eddie âDipperâ Hopkins steals George Archerâs wallet, he has no idea that he is entering a dark world of grave robbers, assassins, and zombies. Because George Archer is no ordinary citizen. He is the newest and youngest member of the Department of Unclassified Artifacts at the British Museum, a department that investigates the bizarre and the unexplained. And in Georgeâs wallet is a clue to one of the biggest mysteries of all time, a secret as old as the dinosaursâand one that certain people would kill for. Suddenly on the run for their lives, Eddie and George join forces with budding actress Elizabeth Oldfield to escape the clutches of a depraved geniusâa man who needs the secret to carry out a terrifying plan. In this heart-stopping race against time, Eddie, George, and Elizabeth have only one chance to unravel the secret they possess before London is overrun by creatures from the dead . . . one of which is already prowling the streets. From the Compact Disc edition.
The Chaos Code
Matt Stribling is stuck spending another holiday with his brilliant yet scatterbrained archaeologist father. When Matt arrives to find the place turned upside down and his father missing, heâs not immediately worried. But a cryptic message and strange sandy footprints soon convince Matt that all is not right. With the help of some unusual family friends, Matt discovers that his father had been searching for an ancient code, one rumoured to have brought down the Mayans and maybe even the fabled civilization of Atlantis. Now in the hands of a madman using high-tech computers to decipher it, the code is being readied for new and sinister uses. Matt and his friend Robin will traverse the globe, battling terrifying sand creatures and mercenaries alike, in their efforts to stop the chaos code from being fully reactivatedâand dooming the modern world to a catastrophe not seen since the days of Atlantis.