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Posted on March 7, 2024

Read an exclusive extract from Secrets of the Snakestone by Piu DasGupta

We’re very excited to be publishing Secrets of the Snakestone in March – a new breathtaking adventure written by debut author Piu DasGupta.

And today we’re delighted to be sharing a preview of the book – you can read the first few pages below!

Zélie is often accused of being a witch, but she doesn’t believe in magic. Until Jules climbs up from the reeking Parisian sewer and hands Zélie the golden locket he discovered there. The locket once held the magical Snakestone, and Zélie knows that if she can find the stone, she might also find her missing father.

But a dangerous secret society are equally desperate to get their hands on the Snakestone and its powers. With their lives under threat, Zélie and Jules embark on a desperate hunt for the treasure, facing strange riddles, a mysterious circus, and the miles of murky tunnels that twist beneath the ancient city above…

Read an extract of Secrets of the Snakestone here:

Secrets of the Snakestone will be published on March 14th – you can order a copy from Waterstones here, here, or from Amazon here. Do let us know on socials what you thought of the first few chapters when you’ve finished reading!

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