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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0008183538, Paperback)An archly funny, classic mystery adventure with a magic twist! Lucy Goodly is the new boot girl at Grave Hall, working for the cold, aloof Lord Grave. The other staff - Vonk the Butler, Mrs Crawley the cook and Violet the scullery maid - all seem friendly but Lucy soon notices that strange things are afoot in her new home - and not just Mrs Crawley's experimental anchovy omelettes. There are moving statues, magical books and Lord Grave has a secret. Meanwhile, all over the country, children are vanishing. Could the mystery of the missing children be linked to the strange goings-on? Lucy is determined to find out...
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An archly funny, classic mystery adventure with a magic twist!Lucy Driscoll may be big on gumption but she is down on her luck - and before long finds herself as the new Boot Girl at eccentric Gaunt Hall, working for the rich and sinister-seeming Lord Gaunt. But throughout the country children are going missing and before long Lucy begins to suspect that things are not what they seem at Gaunt Hall - could Lord Gaunt have anything to do with the disappearances; and is there something more mysterious than that afoot at the Hall, where even the animals seem to know a secret they're not sharing!Irresistably packaged!.
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