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The Laura Marlin Mysteries


When orphaned Laura Marlin moves from a children's home to live with her uncle in Cornwall, she longs for a life of excitement just like the characters in her favourite detective novels.

A real-life adventure is on hand as she is deposited at her uncle's spooky house . . . Why does her uncle, Calvin Redfern, forbid her to go to Dead Man's Cove? What's the truth about Tariq, the silent Indian boy who lives with the flamboyant Mukthars? Who is J? Who has left the message in a bottle for Laura to discover? Mysteries abound and who better to solve them than Laura Marlin, ace detective.

Laura is in good company with fellow detectives Sherlock and Poirot on the trail, though she is by far the youngest sleuth around! Make sure to visit this BookBench and celebrate all the wonderful crime fiction we have represented in Books about Town.

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David Dean (original illustrations) Created by Jane Headford

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