The Emperor of Mars

A missing Martian. A sinister plot. A French spy.

The sequel to Secrets of the Dragon Tomb

Return to British Mars for more adventures, more peril, and more thrills. If Edward thought his life was going to be easy in Lunae City, he made a very big mistake. There are plans sinister afoot, and Edward and his family are going to find themselves right in the middle of them.

There are thieves, sinister strangers, and a merciless villain. Edward will have to battle giant sea serpents, fight off armies of armored thugs, and somehow defeat the treacherous Emperor of Mars or his family will never be safe.

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ISBN: 0805099085 | ISBN13: 978-0805099089 | PUBLISHER: Christy Ottaviano Books / Henry Holt / Macmillan

A story of thrilling adventure and desperate peril

Secrets of the Dragon Tomb

“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: 1250104157 | ISBN13: 978-1250104151 | PUBLISHER: Square Fish / Macmillan

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The Dinosaur Hunters

A Secrets of the Dragon Tomb Novella

16-year-old Harriet George and her detective brother join a perilous dinosaur hunt in the Martian wilderness to track down a famous jewel thief. But there is far more going on in this expedition, and the dinosaurs are not the greatest danger.

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If you been hanging around my social media over the last couple of days (which, I assume, everyone does), then you will have probably noticed the announcement for the upcoming anthology The Underwater Ballroom Society, which will be coming out at the end of April. I’m really pleased to have a novella in the anthology,…

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