Tome Raiders of the Domesday Church: A Jacob Wheeler Mystery

June 21, 2019|
Tome Raiders of the Domesday Church: A Jacob Wheeler Mystery by Lara Malmqvist
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When Jacob Wheeler transfers to Millie''s private school in England, he laments the thought of living in his cousin''s "perfect" shadow. But when Jacob is suspended from school for stealing, Millie is convinced that Jacob has been framed. Granny forces him to volunteer at the Lambeth Palace library, where he learns about a recent rash of rare book thefts from libraries around the world.

As he learns about library marks, Jacob becomes convinced that a seventeenth-century hymnbook he found at the village church is stolen. Jacob safeguards the book until Grandpa returns from a trip to Italy. But when Granny mistakenly delivers the hymnbook into the hands of a mysterious woman, Jacob enlists Millie''s help to search for the woman''s connection to the book as well as her whereabouts. As they learn about sophisticating books and the extent that book thieves will go to pinch a rare book, Jacob and Millie realize that the woman may be connected to their school, and possibly even a more serious pattern of book theft.

Will Jacob be able to collect enough evidence to locate the stolen hymnbook before it is lost forever? Will he be able to clear his name before he ends up expelled from school?...
When she was eleven years old, Lara Malmqvist attended a private school in England, similar to the one that Jacob and Millie attend in this story. Although the setting was steeped in much history and superstition, and beautiful historic structures, she unfortunately did not discover a stolen seventeenth-century hymnbook at a Domesday C...
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Title:Tome Raiders of the Domesday Church: A Jacob Wheeler Mystery
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:150 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.35 in
Shipping dimensions:150 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.35 in
Published:June 21, 2019
Publisher:FriesenPress
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781525541872

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