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Goodly and Grave in A Bad Case of Kidnap (Goodly and Grave Book 1)

An archly funny classic mystery adventure with a magic twist!Lucy Goodly is the new boot girl at Grave Hall working for the cold aloof Lord Grave. The other staff - Vonk the Butler Mrs Crawley the cook and Violet the scullery maid - all seem friendly but Lucy soon notices that strange things are afoot in her new home - and not just Mrs Crawley’s experimental anchovy omelettes. There are moving statues magical books and Lord Grave has a secret. Meanwhile all over the country children are vanishing. Could the mystery of the missing children be linked to the strange goings-on? Lucy is determined to find out…Lucy Goodly's journey in Grave Hall is a first-rate detective story in the children's fiction genre. The mysteries she uncovers in this action-filled narrative are linked to the nationwide disappearances of children making it one of the best stories for juvenile readers.For fans of Katherine Rundell (Rooftoppers) Philip Reeve (A Darkling Plain) Sarah Mcintyre (Don't Call Me Grumpycorn!) Duncan Beedie (The Bear Who Stared) and Jess Butterworth (Running on the Roof of the World).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Fantasy
  • Target Audience Children
  • Released 9th March 2017
  • Duration 05 Hrs. 10 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780008183554