Jack of Spades

Paris May 1910…Linda’s father is missing in Paris, and her only clue is the Jack of Spades card that was sent to their home in London. In the family code, ‘Jack of Spades’ means danger. But it is not her father’s handwriting on the envelope! Setting out to look for him, Linda is soon whirled into a frightening world where nothing is as it seems. As she works against time to try and solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance with the help of some new friends, Linda begins to realise that she has stumbled into a dark and dangerous conspiracy which threatens the future of the whole world.

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A gripping, original thriller for older readers, shortlisted for 2018 Davitt Awards.

Born in Indonesia to French parents and brought up in Australia and France, Sophie Masson is the award-winning and internationally-published author of over 60 books, for children, young adults and adults. Her work ranges over many genres, from historical to contemporary fiction, fantasy to thrillers, novels to picture books, as well as essays, short stories and poetry.

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