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The Secret Letterbox
     

The Secret Letterbox

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by John Kemp
 

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Have you ever lost someone close to you and still felt their presence? In The Secret Letterbox, this positive sixth sense is touched upon in a mystery set on the rugged landscape of Dartmoor, the playground of triplets, Neal, Steven and Alan Havers. Now, thirty years later, Steven mysteriously goes missing and Neal and Alan must reunite in an attempt to find him. It

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Have you ever lost someone close to you and still felt their presence? In The Secret Letterbox, this positive sixth sense is touched upon in a mystery set on the rugged landscape of Dartmoor, the playground of triplets, Neal, Steven and Alan Havers. Now, thirty years later, Steven mysteriously goes missing and Neal and Alan must reunite in an attempt to find him. It is the reader’s choice whether to believe in the spiritual antenna which seems to bond them together, and provide the guidance in the search for Steven.

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ISBN-13:
9781483502168
Publisher:
BookBaby
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
848 KB

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The Secret Letterbox 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Melinda Hills for Readers' Favorite Neal Havers receives a mysterious phone message from his brother, Steven, and is thrust into a mystery that he would prefer to avoid. The Secret Letterbox by John Kemp details Neal’s trip from his home in Florida to his native England to search for his missing brother and a professor with secrets important to national security. With unexpected aid from his dead triplet, Alan, Neal is led across the moors, in danger from secret agents who are also looking for the professor’s papers. Depending on memories of their childhood pastime of letterboxing, Neal uncovers secrets, not only relating to the mystery at hand, but also to the nature of the bond between siblings, especially triplets tragically separated at a young age by an unexpected death. Unsure of his mental stability after receiving a concussion, Neal trusts his instincts and follows his young brother. Will he be in time to save his remaining brother or will the agents beat him in the end? Well written and smooth-flowing, The Secret Letterbox by John Kemp is a delightful read with just enough mystery and intrigue to be exciting. Neal is an unlikely hero – somewhat of a hypochondriac – but he does what he must to help his brother. While this is an adventure story, the real emphasis is on fraternal dedication and the link to a sibling lost to the grave many years before. The supernatural elements are brief and gentle without any heavy sense of hocus-pocus and represent the child-like innocence of the last time all three boys were together. The Secret Letterbox is a delightful read with a very down-to-earth main character who represents the average guy doing the best he can in unusual circumstances.