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“Miss Rook, I am not an occultist,” Jackaby said. “I have a gif that allows me to see truth where others see the illusion—and there are many illusions. All the world’s a stage, as they say, and I seem to have the only seat in the house with a view behind the curtain.”
lone and newly arrived in New Fiddleham, New England, 1892, Abigail Rook meets R. F. Jackaby, an investigator o the unexplained with a keen eye or the extraordinary—including the ability to see supernatural beings. Abigail has a gif or noticing ordinary but important details, which makes her perect or the position o Jackaby’s assistant. On her irst day, Abigail inds hersel in the midst o a thrilling case: A serial killer is on the loose in New Fiddleham. he police are convinced it’s an ordinary villain, but Jackaby is certain the oul deeds are the work o the kind o creature whose very existence the local police—with the exception o a handsome young detective named Charlie Cane—seem adamant to deny.
in the middle o the night when his son was still an inant. Afer getting up to care or him, Will would lie awake, his mind creating rich worlds and antasies—such as the one in New Fiddleham. Will lives and teaches in Springﬁeld, Oregon.
is his ﬁrst novel.
SEPEMBERYOUNG ADUL FICION
AGES 12 & UP, GRADES 7 & UP
304 pages, 5½" x 8¼"
ISBN 9781616203535$16.95 HARDCOVER NO. 73353WORLDEBOOK ISBN 9781616204341
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Doctor Who meets Sherlock in a debut novel, the ﬁrst in a series, brimming with cheeky humor and a dose o the macabre.
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