• Thats a Wrap by Gareth P Jones, the 4th in the Dragon Detective Series, on a wooden table with a blog title graphic overlay
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    Dragon Detective: That’s A Wrap – Gareth P Jones

    When Holly and her family fly to L.A. for a holiday, it promises to be the trip of a lifetime. On her first day exploring the city of dreams, Holly befriends a movie director, who’s captured something suspiciously dragon-like on camera while filming out in the desert. But before she can examine the tape properly, it goes missing. . . Holly asks her partner-in-solving-crime, dragon detective Dirk Dilly, to join her on the hunt for clues in Hollywood. Will they be able to find the film before it falls into the wrong hands and exposes the existence of dragon-kind to the world? *** I love Gareth P Jones’ work, it…

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    Death or Ice Cream? – Gareth P Jones

    Larkin Mills: The Birthplace of Death! Larkin Mills is no ordinary town. It’s a place of contradictions and enigma, of secrets and mysteries. A place with an exquisite ice cream parlour, and an awful lot of death.  An extraordinary mystery in Larkin Mills is beginning to take shape. First we meet the apparently healthy Albert Dance, although he’s always been called a sickly child, and he’s been booked into Larkin Mills’ Hospital for Specially Ill Children. Then there’s his neighbour Ivor, who observes strange goings-on, and begins his own investigations into why his uncle disappeared all those years ago. Next we meet Young Olive, who is given a battered accordion…

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    Constable & Toop by Gareth P Jones

    “Her mother coughed; a dry, throaty cough that sent a splatter of bloody phlegm into the palm of her hand, before she fell back and died, leaving Emily lone and orphaned.  At the time, Emily had childishly believed this final cough was her mother’s body ejecting all of its blood before dying. She realised how very wrong she was as the red liquid now gushed from her own throat. The human body contained much more than a handful of dry blood. The murdering hands that were taking Emily’s life were covered in it.” In the land of the dead, there’s something strange afoot. Ghosts are going missing from haunted houses.…

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    The Considine Curse – Gareth P Jones

    “The snow seemed so clean and white form the aeroplance window but underfoot it is grey and slushy. It soaks through the thin material of my trainers and seeps into my socks. When I grumble about my feet, Mum claims she told me to wear sensible shoes but I only remember her saying to wrap up warmly.” When Mariel finds her mum crying following a telephone call its clear that her mum hasn’t always been truly honest with her. Her grandmother has died but into the picture has come five uncles that Mariel never even knew about. She and her mother travel back to England from Australia and Mariel meets…