Death and the Arrow (Tom Marlowe Series #1)

Death and the Arrow (Tom Marlowe Series #1)

by Chris Priestley, Chris Priestly
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Death and the Arrow (Tom Marlowe Series #1) by Chris Priestley, Chris Priestly

A gripping historical mystery, full of 18th century atmosphere.

Fifteen-year-old Tom lives in the murky city of London where he helps his father run a print shop. Among the customers is wise old Dr. Harker, a retired physician and seafarer, whose patient demeanour and fascinating tales endear him to Tom. Both Tom and Harker become intrigued by a murder in the city where the victim is pierced by an arrow and left holding an illustrated card of "Death and the Arrow." The mystery deepens after more "Death and the Arrow" victims are discovered, and Tom cannot rest until he has uncovered the truth behind the murders. This atmospheric venture into the eighteenth-century will fascinate and engage readers ten-years-old and up.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375824661
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 05/13/2003
Series: Tom Marlowe Series , #1
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.73(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Chris Priestley is a writer and political cartoonist. This is his first young adult novel.

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Death And the Arrow 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is great. it also teach's a little history befor the revolutionary war. this book gets scary in the middle cause they way the author describes. but igive this a 5 out of 5. read this book
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great mystery about a boy trying to find his friends murderer. It's a bone chilling-book from cover to cover. Death and the Arrow is a great book that I would recomend to anyone who likes mysteries.