Stories Aloud
Publication date: 10 Jan 2013
ISBN: 9780857630520
Size: 198 x 129 mm
Length: 256 pages

Shadows of the Silver Screen


A mysterious filmmaker approaches The Penny Dreadful with a proposal to turn Montgomery Flinch’s sinister stories into motion pictures. With Monty installed as the star of his production, filming begins but is plagued by a series of strange and frightening events. As Monty pleads with Penny to help him, she is drawn into the mystery, but soon finds herself trapped in a nightmare penned by her own hand. Can Penny uncover the filmmaker’s dark secret before it’s too late?

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“This fun and exciting historical thriller with a paranormal twist is packed with adventure, danger and mystery. With plenty of spine-tingling and spooky moments, Christopher Edge creates a fantastically dark and eerie Victorian atmosphere which is certain to captivate young readers.”

– Booktrust

“A serious (and playful) intelligent historical thriller for children.”

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