Secrets of the Dragon Tomb

A story of thrilling adventure and desperate peril

“Don’t make a sound,” a voice whispered in my ear. “Don’t even breathe.”

12-year-old Edward Sullivan is used to looking after his eccentric family in the face of malfunctioning clockwork butlers and stray pterodactyls.

But throw in a lunatic archeologist, kidnapped parents, spies, deadly hunting machines, and a chase through the Martian wilderness, and things are about to get crazy.

Edward Sullivan is starting the greatest adventure of his life…

Secrets of the Dragon Tomb is now out!

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Abundant humor, intricate worldbuilding details, and precisely timed slapstick and mayhem mesh as neatly as the gears and levers of the water abacus, producing a gorgeously articulated clockwork of a novel.

– Publishers Weekly (Starred review)

ISBN: 0805099069 | ISBN13: 9780805099065 | PUBLISHER: Christy Ottaviano Books / Henry Holt / Macmillan

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The Dinosaur Hunters

A Secrets of the Dragon Tomb Novella

Mystery, murder, and adventure on Mars.

16-year-old Harriet George must help her brother-in-law, Bertrand, track down the famous jewel thief, the Glass Phantom. If she doesn’t, Bertrand will lose his job and Harriet will find herself married off. To succeed, she must accompany a perilous dinosaur hunt into the deadly Martian wilderness.

But there is far more going on in this expedition than mere robbery, and the dinosaurs are not the greatest danger.

The Dinosaur Hunters is a thrilling adventure set in the world of Secrets of the Dragon Tomb.

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Coming in 2017

The Emperor of Mars

The sequel to Secrets of the Dragon Tomb

Return to British Mars for more adventures, more peril, and more thrills. This time Edward must battle giant sea serpents, fight off armies of armored thugs, and somehow defeat the treacherous Emperor of Mars.

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New Middle Grade Books for 2016: April – September

Time for a bunch more great-looking middle grade books coming out this year. I blogged books coming out from January to April and from January to June. Now it’s time to look at books coming out from April to September. (Yeah, the dates overlap, because I don’t always know about books far ahead of time.)…

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