Today we’re proud to be publishing new editions of the Twelve Minutes to Midnight trilogy by Christopher Edge, with these stunning new covers as seen above! This spine-tingling historical fiction series follows Penelope Tredwell, the feisty thirteen-year-old orphan and owner of The Penny Dreadful, who is always looking for mysteries to fill the pages of her magazine. Her masterly tales of the macabre are gripping Victorian Britain, even if no one knows she’s the author. But one day a letter she receives from the governor of the notorious Bedlam madhouse plunges her into an adventure more terrifying than anything she has ever imagined…
If you haven’t picked up this chilling and atmospheric mystery yet, now is the perfect time! Here’s what readers have been saying about the book so far:
‘Pacy and tightly-plotted, this is an exuberant and entertaining adventure story set in an appealingly foggy and sinister Victorian London. The feisty and courageous Penelope makes the perfect heroine for an adventure packed with exciting twists and turns.’ – BookTrust
‘Original, chilling, atmospheric mystery with a heroine of remarkable mettle.’ – Kirkus Reviews
‘A thriller with fast-paced cinematic style.’ – LoveReading4Kids.com
Take a look at the wonderful new covers below and read an excerpt of each book too:
You can pick up a copy of Twelve Minutes to Midnight here, Shadows of the Silver Screen here, and The Black Crow Conspiracy here. And don’t forget, if you’d like to stay up-to-date with all of our book news, you can sign up to our books newsletter with the form below.