by Thornton, Nicki | The arts
Published 01/07/2021 by Chicken House Ltd in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 352 pages
From the author of The Last Chance Hotel comes
a brand new fantastical mystery series!
Praise for THE LAST CHANCE HOTEL:
'Blending magical adventure with Golden Age crime mystery,
this delightfully atmospheric spin-off from the author of The
Last Chance Hotel confirms Thornton's place as one of the
most original children's writers around.' WATERSTONES
'A jolly, atmospheric mystery.' THE TIMES
Magic must never be misused ...
When there's a murder in the village and a hag is heard howling
at the local inn, secret witch Raven Charming realizes she could
have a rival - one who practises the worst kind of magic.
With the help of amateur sleuth, Mortimer Scratch, and Nightshade,
a talking cat with a feline sense of detection, she sets out
to solve what's been going on ...
A magical murder mystery perfect for fans of Robin Stevens
and Harry Potter
Book 1 in a new spin-off series from the author of The
Last Chance Hotel, chosen as Waterstones Book of the Month
and nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Award
Features fan-favourite Nightshade as the star of her
very own mystery!