Twelve Minutes to Midnight

Twelve Minutes to Midnight

eBook - 2014
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Thirteen-year-old Penelope, the secret author of macabre tales in "The Penny Dreadful," Victorian London's bestselling magazine, investigates the mystery of a strange phenomenon occurring in the local insane asylum.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, 2014.
ISBN: 9781480475601
Characteristics: 1 online resource (253 pages) : illustrations.
Alternative Title: 12 minutes to midnight


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Mar 13, 2017

Fun and imaginative

amykduffy Jul 31, 2014

Penelope Tredwell edits a literary magazine, The Penny Dreadful, that she inherited from her father. She also pens horror stories under the name Montgomery Flinch that captivate all of Victorian England. She's asked to help investigate mysterious behavior at the local insane asylum and soon gets caught up in a real-life tale of mystery and suspense. Readers will have to suspend disbelief that a 13-year-old girl gets away with such wild antics during this time period, but the references to Victorian authors like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H.G. Wells add to the spooky yet entertaining Gothic setting. Fans of classic horror and mystery stories of Poe and Doyle will devour this one. The sequel is due soon.


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Jun 15, 2018

maroon_cheetah_268 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 30


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