The Howling Hag Mystery-9781913322700

The Howling Hag Mystery

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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!


'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!