Book List:14 titles
  • Introducing private investigator Charley Field, the true-life inspiration behind Charles Dickens’ Inspector Bucket, in an intriguing new Victorian mystery series. December, 1853. Having found fame as the inspiration behind Inspector Bucket in Ch...


  • Intrigue, danger, chess, and a real-life hoax combine in this historical novel from the author of The Shakespeare Stealer Philadelphia, PA, 1835. Rufus, a twelve-year-old chess prodigy, is recruited by a shady showman named Maelzel to secretly ope...


  • At 14 years old, Ryan Waite is not a bad actor - in fact he's quite a good one. But when he messes up an audition for a part in Les Mis, he comes into contact with a character named Burton who launches the boy into the most challenging role of hi...


  • At 14 years old, Ryan Waite is not a bad actor -- in fact he’s quite a good one. Good enough to have had several years’ experience on various stages of Toronto, where he lives with his mother. When Ryan messes up an audition for a part in Les Miz...


  • Picking up where Around the World in Eighty Days left off, Harry Fogg, the son of Phileas Fogg, has just made a wager of his own. Harry bets that he can drive a steam-powered motorcar all the way around the world in only 100 days. Racing off with thr...


  • The Just-So Woman likes everything to be just perfect. In the morning she wakes up before the rooster crows. She does her chores. She feeds the cat. Then she fixes breakfast. That is how she likes things done, and so that is how she does them every d...


  • Washington, D.C., 1864: In a city that’s weary of war and eager for entertainment, Joseph and his father’s mind-reading act has become the toast of the town. Even President Lincoln comes to see Joseph demonstrate his amazing mental powers. It’s...


  • Three award-winning novels are included in one volume that follows orphan-turned-actor Widge as he becomes immersed in deception, romance, and danger in Elizabethan London when he joins Will Shakespeare's acting troupe....


  • "You will come into a fortune..." But what the Fortune-Teller doesn't tell Widge, the orphan-boy-turned-actor in Will Shakespeare's company, is who is stealing from the company. Things are disappearing mysteriously, and it looks like an inside job....






  • Thirteen-year-old Timothy, more interested in reading than in physical activity, reluctantly accompanies his enthusiastic father on a camping trip and, when he accidentally becomes lost in the woods, discovers that he is capable of surviving on his o...


  • WHAT OF THE AMERICANS LOST? In 1776, the rebellion of the American colonies against British rule was crushed. Now, in 1777 -- the year of the hangman -- George Washington is awaiting execution, Benjamin Franklin's banned rebel newspaper, Liberty T...


  • When an outbreak of the deadly Black Plague closes the Globe Theatre, William Shakespeare's acting troupe sets off on a tour of England. Widge, the orphan-turned-actor, knows that he'll be useful on the trip. Not only does he love the stage, but hi...


  • "A delightful adveture full of humor and heart set in Elizabethan England! Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play ""Hamlet""--or else. Widge has no choice but to follow o...