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In Search of the Tarasque

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Book 3 in the Series The Adventures of Josephine Mary Cresswell

Josephine Mary Cresswell, ready for a new adventure, must leave the Coromandel and embark on a journey to uncover her true identity. Haunted by ghosts of the past and threatened with visions of danger, Josephine is swept up in a mystery spanning generations. But in the search for the Tarasque, will her secret wish be fulfilled?

Set in 1950's New Zealand, United Kingdom and Europe, this thrilling instalment in 'The Adventures of Josephine Mary Creswell' brings history and mythology to life, and the series to a satisfying and heart-warming conclusion.

A riveting mystery story with plenty of twists will appeal to readers 10-14 years and also adults who enjoy the nostalgia of an era gone by.

This book is the third in the series the Adventures of Josephine Mary Cresswell, the first being Danger at Devil’s Cove which won a Gold Medal Award at the New Zealand Pride in Print awards 2010 and the second being The Mystery of the Missing Artefact.

Written by Marilyn J Bakker

Illustrated by Reuben Horn

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