Twelve Minutes to Midnight by Christopher Edge

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...it gripped me till the last page...This is perfect for anyone wanting a chilling read which is scary but not so much that it gives you nightmares.
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Penelope Tredwell is the feisty thirteen-year-old orphan heiress of the bestselling magazine, The Penny Dreadful. Her masterly tales of the macabre are gripping Victorian Britain, even if no one knows she's the real author. One day a letter she receives from the governor of the notorious Bedlam madhouse plunges her into an adventure more terrifying than anything she ever imagined - A thriller with a fast-paced cinematic style, Twelve Minutes to Midnight is an electrifying story from an exciting new author.
 

About Christopher Edge

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Christopher Edge grew up in Manchester, England, where he spent most of his childhood in the local library dreaming up stories, but now lives in Gloucestershire where he spends most of his time in the local library dreaming up stories. Before becoming a writer, he worked as an English teacher, editor, and publisher--any job that let him keep a book close to hand.
 
Published March 4, 2014 by Albert Whitman & Company. 259 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Travel, Action & Adventure, Education & Reference. Fiction
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Reviewed by Isaac260 on Jul 08 2012

...it gripped me till the last page...This is perfect for anyone wanting a chilling read which is scary but not so much that it gives you nightmares.

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