The Secret of the Night Train

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Max is delighted when Sister Marguerite comes to her aid, urging her parents that Max is equal to the task of travelling to Istanbul. There she’s to act as companion to her mysterious Great- Aunt Elodie, who’s said to be ‘tricky’, by Max’s mother.

Yet, from the outset, the adventure proves ‘tricky’. There’s a search of the train at its departure in Paris. The Heartbreak Diamond, is rumoured to be hidden aboard. Max’s companions, including Sister Marguerite, behave oddly. Max is on guard, as she determines to unearth ‘The Secret of the Night Train‘.

Sylvia Bishop has created such a stirring, gripping, slightly Hitchcock-ian detective story. Max is resolute, quick on her feet, and determined to find the truth. ‘The Secret of the Night Train‘ is a story sure to be loved and lingered over by its readers.

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The Secret of the Night Train

Sylvia Bishop

(Scholastic)

Maximilenne Morel longs for adventurous opportunity. Chance intervenes. ‘Tricky’ Great- Aunt Elodie in Istanbul charges Max with the responsibility of becoming her companion. Max faces a complicated train journey across Europe, escorted by a curious travelling companion. Danger is in the air.  What is ‘The Secret of the Night Train‘ ? Could it have anything to do with the theft of the Heartbreak Diamond?

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