Embark on a thrilling fourth adventure in the bestselling, prize-winning Adventures on Trains series -Danger at Dead Man's Pass, from M. G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman, as Harrison Beck investigates an ancient family curse high in the German mountains. Illustrated in black-and-white throughout by Elisa Paganelli.
A mysterious letter from an old friend asks Hal and Uncle Nat to help investigate a spooky supernatural mystery. Legend has it the Kratzensteins, a family of rich and powerful railway tycoons, are cursed, but there is no such thing as a curse, is there . . .?
Hal and Nat take the night train to Berlin and go undercover. From a creaking spooky old house at the foot of the Harz mountains, they take the Kratzenstein family's funeral train to the peak of the Brocken Mountain. Can Hal uncover the secrets of the Brocken railway and the family curse before disaster strikes?
Danger at Dead Man's Pass can be read as a stand-alone novel, or enjoyed as part of the Adventures on Trains series. Join Hal and Uncle Nat on more stops in this thrilling series with: The Highland Falcon Thief, Kidnap on the California Comet, Murder on the Safari Starand Sabotage on the Solar Express.
Praise for the Series:
'LikeMurder on the Orient Expressbut better!' – Frank Cottrell-Boyce onThe Highland Falcon Thief
'A thrilling and hugely entertaining adventure story' – David Walliams onThe Highland Falcon Thief
'A first class choo-choo-dunnit!' – David Solomons onKidnap on the California Comet
'A high-speed train journey worth catching . . .The best yet' –The TimesonMurder on the Safari Star
'This series just gets better and better' – Maz Evans onDanger at Dead Man's Pass