Genre/Age Range: Middle Grade Mystery/Adventure 10+
Request through 2/19/19 at NetGalley.
Advance praise for The Secret of Dinswood
“Oh, how I loved this wonderful adventure! The Secret of Dinswood is just the kind of book I wish I had read more of when I was actually in my middle grade years. I hope it won’t take long till I can read about this fun bunch of adventurers again.” —Evelina, NetGalley Reviewer
“This rollicking story for middle grades was full of excitement and suspense.”
— Sandy McPherson, LibraryThing Early Reviewers
“A great fun read about making friends and adventure…really enjoyable and easy paced. The characters are really relatable… Lovely feel good factor. Really enjoyable.”
— Tara Keating, Bookish Dreams Blog
About the book:
Desperate to get away from a home where she no longer feels wanted, twelve-year-old Emma Higsby is elated when she wins a scholarship to the prestigious Dinswood Academy boarding school.
Emma quickly falls in love with the renovated castle nestled in the heart of the mountains. But when rumors surface that her new school is having financial problems and may have to close, she begins to search for a way to save her new home.
When she discovers a riddle of buried treasure left by the eccentric school’s founder, Lord Dinswood, she and her friends must use their courage and intelligence to solve each clue.
But someone else is searching for the treasure as well. Emma and her friends will have to race against time and discover the secret of Dinswood first!