• Coming soon!

    Four more books for 2013!


    The Mystery of the King's Ransom
    The Mystery of the Black Salamander
    The Mystery of the Secret Room
    The Mystery of the Phantom Lights
  • Book One

    The Mystery of the Whistling Caves

    When Scott and Jack Carter have to stay with their great aunt for the summer they steel themselves for the most boring holiday ever. But then they meet Emily Wild and her loveable dog, Drift. Emily shows them the lighthouse, the castle - and the amazing whistling caves. Legend has it that when the caves stop whistling the castle will be attacked - and that's exactly what happens!
  • Book Two

    The Mystery of The Midnight Ghost

    When Scott , Jack and Emily hear that a film is being made at the nearby manor house they can't resist going to watch. But when the glamorous star of the film vanishes the friends must find out if she has fallen foul of the legendary ghost that haunts the old house . . .

Our Blogs

Jack's Blog
Cool portrait of Emily and Drift sent to us by Agent Honey Bee Read More...
Emily's Blog
Welcome to a new series of reader profiles on our blogs . . . Read More...

Sneak Preview!

Read the first chapter of The Kings Ransom here!

Operation Diamond!

The Operation Diamond competition is now closed.
Congratulations to the winner who was Rosie Armitage of Bedford

You can still play the competition for fun here!

Explore the Island

Interview with Leo Hartas

If you’ve read the Adventure Island books, you’ve no doubt admired the brilliant line drawings at the start of every chapter. They are all drawn by top illustrator, Leo Hartas.

Year Six pupils at Holywell Primary School in Cambridgeshire had some great questions for Leo. Read on to find out how Leo became an illustrator and what the life of an illustrator is like...
The Hunt

for the Saxon shield

The thief has stolen another Saxon shield and hidden it somewhere on this website. The question is where!

Can you help Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift to find it?

When you find the shield click on it to reveal the hidden information.