From the Publisher
The third action-packed adventure in The London Murder Mysteries series starring Alfie Sykes and his gang, Murder on Stage is a thrilling murder mystery with a brilliant plot - perfect for age 8 plus, especially boys. The Victorian setting makes the book ideal background reading for Key Stage 2 history. The first book, The Montgomery Murder, was selected for The Reading Agency's Summer Reading Challenge and has been shortlisted for the Stockton Children's Book of the Year 2011, the East Sussex Children's Book Award 2010, Hillingdon Secondary Schools Book Award 2011 and the Lancashire School Libraries Fantastic Book Award 2011. Book 4 in the series, Death of a Chimney Sweep, will be published in July 2011.
About the Author
Cora Harrison was born in County Cork. She taught primary-school children for twenty-five years before moving to Kilfenora, County Clare, to live on a small farm where there used to be an Iron-age fort. Her Drumshee Chronicles made her one of Ireland's bestselling authors, and her medieval mysteries for adults, including My Lady Judge, have recently been published in the UK and the USA to great acclaim. This is her third book for Piccadilly Press.