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Secret Breakers: 1: The Power of Three [Paperback]

H L Dennis
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3 May 2012 Secret Breakers (Book 1)

Introducing an extraordinary series with real codes, real mysteries and real danger. A Da Vinci Code for kids ...

Imagine the chance to solve the Voynich Manuscript - a puzzle that has truly defeated adults for centuries.

It's an ancient manuscript no one has ever been able to decipher. And there are Rules that say it is forbidden to even try to solve it.

A secret hidden for centuries.

But Brodie Bray likes a challenge, and when she receives a coded message through the post her life changes for ever. She's chosen for a secret team working to crack this most complicated code in the world to uncover the secret it hides.

But it's a code that has driven people mad trying to solve it.

Together with her new friends, Brodie must break the rules to break the code, at every turn facing terrible danger. For someone is watching them - and will even kill to stop them.

In this original new series, three children tackle real unsolved mysteries and struggle with real unbroken codes to get to the hidden truth.

Enter the world of the Secret Breakers at http://hldennis.com/

Teachers' resources and full reading guide available here: http://hldennis.com/docs/HDreadingguide.pdf


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Product details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder Children's Books (3 May 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0340999616
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340999615
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 14,162 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

H. L. Dennis was born in Brighton, England. She works part time as a Junior School teacher and has done for 20 years. She lives with her husband, daughter and the laziest dog in the world, in a house at the bottom of the Downs on the Sussex coast in Eastbourne. 'Secret Breakers' is her first series of published books and has already been translated into seven languages.

Find out more about H. L. Dennis and enter the world of the Secret Breakers at www.hldennis.com

Details about teacher resources, downloadable extras and school visits are all available here.

Keep up to date with breaking news via HLDennis Facebook page or @HLDennisauthor on Twitter

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'... plenty of action and adventure, mixed in with generous dollops of facts and information which will definitely appeal to readers who enjoy having their brains challenged as well as their imaginations.' (The Bookbag)

'readers who love to follow clues and solve a mystery will be addicted to this gripping adventure' (Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading4kids)

'This gripping thriller ... will have you on the edge of your seats.' (TBK Magazine)

Kept me on the edge of my seat the whole way. It was fantastic! (Written Dimension)

'meticulously planned and very well-written' (Carousel Magazine)

'an utterly thrilling, exciting, intriguing romp.' (MostlyReadingYA.com)

'Humour, despair, fear, excitement... This ticks all the boxes.' (Inis Magazine)

'My favourite part of this tremendous book was the fact it was packed with so much excitement, on every page a new secret was unzipped and leaving you feeling so excited... it is a must read!' (Rachie, guardian.co.uk)

About the Author

H.L. Dennis worked in a boarding school for deaf children; in a book shop and as a children's story teller in a Native American Tepee. She and her husband taught together at the largest Junior School in Europe where she still works part time as a Year Five teacher and Head of English. Her daughter Meggie, an avid reader, has been amazing help with the building of the Secret Breakers series but her dog Benji, who's probably the laziest dog in the world, has been absolutely no help at all!

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars better than the "Da Vinci Code" 14 Nov 2012
By Su TOP 100 REVIEWER
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I grew up reading the Enid Blyton's Famous Five, Secret Seven, and "Adventure" books, along side Franklin Dixon's Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew Mysteries (Dixon's real name was Edward Stratemeyer but the books were ghost written). This reminds me of the best of these stories.

This has an interesting mix of fact and fiction and has been called the Da Vinci Code for kids, but I think it's much better than that. There were times in reading the Da Vinci Code that my will to continue was tested almost to breaking, whereas here the story runs at a great pace and holds the interest.

It is meant for Young Adult readers but, as an adult, I thoroughly enjoyed it too, so much so I have already put the new one The Orphan of the Flames in my "basket".
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great read for kids who like adventures 1 Sep 2012
Format:Paperback
It is really good and interesting. I can't stop reading it. it is good for children aged 8 - 10. - my son, aged 8
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good for slightly older kids 5 May 2013
By Mr. I. A. Macpherson VINE VOICE
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I got this book for my 9 year old son. When asked on his thoughts his comments were "it's alright". We started it off and I have been encouraging him to finish it but he seems to have lost a bit of interest. I think it would be more suitable for the 10 to 13 age range. That being said it is nicely written with some illustrations to help with the puzzles and has a decent pace. Add a star if your kids like mystery puzzle stories and are around 11 years old.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Intriguing storyline 17 April 2013
By Friends fan VINE VOICE
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Hi, I love books like this along with a good murder mystery. This is a really good storyline which keeps you interested from beginning to the very end. It has a few twists and turns too which is always good.

Although it is a Da Vinci Code for Kids book, I really enjoyed it and it was very easy reading. Well worth a read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars intriguing and powerful story! 16 April 2013
By K. D. Squire VINE VOICE
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i loved this book. its got a great story that will lead YA on a journey that will inspire and intrigue everyone who reads it! it captivates from the first page to the last and has a great mix of characters.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Come break the code! 16 April 2013
By G. Wylie TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
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A brilliantly conceived mystery plot involving real locations, and mysteries, both old and new, with danger always lurking about in the shadows. The tale not only introduces simple, but complex clues, with intriguing maps and diagrams, but actively succeeds in involving the young reader in attempting to reach a solution. What I found most delightful is that it easily managed to involve a much older reader in the quest too!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent 15 Nov 2012
By Cambridge Ian VINE VOICE
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First up - "Da Vinci Code for kids"! - this is better written in my opinion (having read the first 30 odd pages) and my 13yo son (who has devoured it) who really really enjoyed it.

I've seen an earlier review that drew a parallel with the hardy boys mysteries which is pretty close - loved those when I was a kid - and this is in the same mould.

My son is a prolific reader and him saying this was good is high praise indeed.
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By Alessi Lover TOP 500 REVIEWER
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Spy's, clues and secret manuscripts, sounds fun and believe me it is. Unlocking the truth in this book is fun.

I ordered this for our eleven year old son but ended up reading it myself first.

An exciting mystery book that once you start off reading you find it hard to it down.

The puzzles throughout the book are fun and the writing good so much so I will be ordering the next book The Orphan of the Flames.

There is a website which son is going to go on and see about the real life bits that are in the book as he thinks that part sounds fun.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Amazing
Best book I've read in ages
Couldn't put it down, stayed up till 1:10am to finish it! ! ! ! ! !
Published 11 hours ago by Sam Haywood
2.0 out of 5 stars Ho ho ho ho ho hahaha
Ok I love this book because it is very good to read as well. I like it but it's long to read as well.
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Exciting and full of adventure as any book of this genre should be. I really liked that the puzzles were set out to solve throughout the book (rather than just having the... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Tasha
3.0 out of 5 stars Power of three
This book is interesting always making you wonder whats happening next an naked you want to solve the clues before they do shame they are not free
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4.0 out of 5 stars Ok
a good book and I would have given it a 5 but the book finishes before it had even started I know I am being lazy and that I could just download the next part of the book because... Read more
Published 2 months ago by leanne singh
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome book
This book totally rules it is gripping and I failed to put it down. I loved the way H L Dennis describes the way the character feels and makes you feel as though your actually... Read more
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Really thrilling adventures book.Never want to put it down.
Just by this book.I think this is a great novle for 8 and above.
Published 3 months ago by Youngreader
4.0 out of 5 stars Recommended reading
This book encourages the reader to get involved and interested. There are clues and maps etc, and leaves the young reader trying to work out the solutions. Read more
Published 3 months ago by NRCM
4.0 out of 5 stars Buy if you like
Now definitely download this free sample and I can't wait to read the book!! If you give this a rating below 3 stars you are crazy!
Published 4 months ago by A person
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the book grasped so much drama that it made me want to read it again I love it it's to die for
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