The long-awaited follow-up to "The Thornthwaite Inheritance". Orphan twins Lorelli and Ovid Thornthwaite have reached an uneasy truce after a lifetime of plotting each other's demise. Soon though some peculiar 'near accidents' begin to take place making the twins beginning to wonder - is someone else trying to bump them off?
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Gareth divides his time between writing books, visiting schools, producing TV programmes and annoying his friends and family by playing the ludicrous number of stringed instruments in his front room. He won the Blue Peter Book of the Year Prize 2012 for THE CONSIDINE CURSE, and THE CASE OF THE MISSING CATS, the first book in The Dragon Detective Agency series, was nominated for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. THE THORNTHWAITE INHERITANCE won seven children's book awards, and his previous books for Hot Key Books, CONSTABLE & TOOP and THE SOCIETY OF THIRTEEN, were extremely well-received. Follow Gareth at www.garethwrites.co.uk or on Twitter: @jonesgarethp
What the author has penned here is essentially a mystery, and one that works in all the best ways, drawing the reader in with innumerable questions and holding rapt attention through a succession of intriguing developments (...)The Thornthwaite Betrayal is a fine children's book in its own right, as skilful as it is delightful * Magic Fiction Since Potter * a lively, fun read with a great dose of humour. * The School Librarian *
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